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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/10/2020.

Internal Auditor/ Senior Internal Auditor

Job Reference: 419-2668066-IA-F

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£24,907 - £37,890 per annum

Please note that contact with applicants will usually be by email, and so please check all of your mail folders regularly (unfortunately some providers filter our messages into junk mail folders).

Our Values

  • We are KIND
  • We are OPEN
  • We pursue EXCELLENCE

We are looking for applications from people who share our values to help make us a valued and trusted partner within our care system, that delivers safe effective care to our local population

People for Patients. Our People, our Patients, our Priority

INTERNAL AUDITOR Band 5 £24,907 to £30,615

SENIOR INTERNAL AUDITOR - Band 6 £31,365 to £37,890

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Audit Yorkshire (AY) is an NHS shared services consortium, offering a growing range of internal audit and anti-crime products and services, primarily to the NHS and not for profit sector in the Yorkshire and Humber region. We are an award winning, forward looking team, providing valuable assurance and advisory services to our Members and clients.

We are continuing to expand our client base and have a number of exciting developments in progress. To support our continued growth we are seeking additional talented Auditors and Senior Auditors.

We have invested extensively in technology, utilise the latest approaches in our work, had a recent positive external quality assessment result and are committed to staff training and development in order to be the best we can be. We can offer:

  • Excellent working conditions
  • Complex, varied and meaningful assignments
  • Long-term career opportunity

Internal Audit provides independent assurance in respect of the effectiveness of governance, risk management and control. This is an ideal opportunity for someone with previous audit experience wishing to develop their career, and progress towards a more senior role. We are looking for ambitious professionals to play a key part in the team and to take responsibility for the delivery of a portfolio of work including complex audit projects.

The Person

For the Auditor Role:

You will have at least two years audit experience with a sound knowledge of methods, techniques and standards in order to be independently competent in routine situations, will ideally have made progress with a relevant professional qualification and be willing to undergo training as necessary to undertake role.

You must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with a self-motivated and professional work ethic, and be literate and efficient in the use of a variety of computer systems and software

Your success in this role will be determined by your ability to:

  • build effective relationships with a variety of individuals and clients
  • deliver projects and audit plans to the right quality, on time and within budget
  • work proactively and engage effectively

For the Senior Auditor Role:

You will be educated to degree level, have a minimum of 2 years practical knowledge and experience of methods, techniques and standards, backed by a relevant formal professional qualification eg Certified IIA or PQ CCAB with the aptitude to build on that knowledge.

As a Senior you will take responsibility, with support from managers, for planning, managing and undertaking audits, reviews, investigations and projects, across a range of the consortium’s Members/clients. For this you will need the ability to organise and prioritise your time in order to meet tight deadlines and high standards, have excellent written and oral communication, analytical, and negotiation skills and be literate and efficient in the use of a variety of computer systems and software.

Your success in this role will be determined by your ability to:

  • build and maintain effective relationships with the Member/ client organisations’ Directors, Senior Managers and other staff in order to enhance AY’s image and the quality of the service provided.
  • prioritise and manage your own workload to deliver to time and quality requirements, to monitor and communicate progress against plans and to demonstrate flexibility in project completion.
  • supervise the completion of work by other members of the team and review work of other staff to ensure quality standards are achieved.
  • supervise, train and develop junior staff on the teamwork proactively and engage effectively
  • research any new areas and develop new skills accordingly.

Our Headquarters are currently based at York Hospital and White Rose House (Wakefield), but travel will be required across client sites.

PLEASE NOTEE: We are advertising this post under 3 different postcodes to cover our client base. You only need to apply once, to one of the adverts in your area of interest (York, Wakefield or Humber) to be considered for shortlisting.

Please also note: Interviews will be held remotely via MS Teams video link.

Please do feel free to contact us for an informal chat about the role and with any queries you might have.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Kirstie Anderson

Job title: Business Support and Admin Manager

Email address;

Please note that some of our substantive vacancies may be available on a smaller number of hours than advertised. If you would be interested in applying on this basis, we would encourage you to contact the appointing manager to enquire further.

Agile and Flexible Working - We are committed to helping all staff balance their work with other commitments whilst ensuring minimal service impact, and have recently launched our new Agile and Flexible Working policy to support this. We encourage you to speak to the recruiting manager named within this advert to discuss any requirements you may have.

We are a carer friendly employer.

DBS Checks - All new employees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check if it is required for the role. The cost will be deducted from your salary either in 1 payment or over a six month period once you start employment. The charges are currently £27.20 for a standard check and £44.20 for an enhanced check. The level of check will be determined by the post you are applying for. Please note that Volunteers and Bank only staff will not be charged.

A bit more about us and the surrounding area:

North Yorkshire is a fantastic part of the country. It is home to two national parks, a beautiful coastline, and the city of York; a place which is consistently voted one of the best to live in the UK. It's a great place to be and, as the largest provider of healthcare locally, we’re proud to serve 800,000 people.

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