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Clinical Assurance Team Leader

Job Reference: 195-21-002-MJH

Employer:
South Central Ambulance Service
Department:
195 COVID19 STAFF
Location:
Bicester/Home
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615 pa

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Covid Response Service (CRS) as a Clinical Assurance Team Leader. This role is essential in ensuring that the Service adheres to the clinical governance audit requirements by ensuring that necessary quality standard audits are carried out in accordance with agreed Key Performance Indicators relevant to Covid Response Service.

In this role you will be responsible for the management of a team of non-clinical auditors and ensuring they are meeting service and quality requirements regarding audit. The role will combine all the elements of line management, audit, feedback advice to non-clinical auditors and CRS staff in relation to call handling processes working with the Contract Performance Managers s to ensure provision of initial and remedial coaching and support as required. You will contribute to investigations through completion of call audits and support the Clinical Governance Team through your detailed service knowledge

Your knowledge and experience will be vital in ensuring ongoing support of the non-clinical auditors and will foster good working relationships with colleagues.

As Clinical Assurance Team Leader you will be managing the team of non-clinical auditors working remotely, you will need to develop the team and ensure auditors engage and work as a team L to ensure that the service adheres to the quality standards for Covid Response Service.

You will assist the Quality Assurance Director and Clinical Governance Lead in the promotion and dissemination of information related to audit, as well as providing analysis of information as required – e.g. call handling audit, standards achieved etc.

 

You will act as a positive role model to all staff within CRS

Initially this role is offered as a Fixed Term until 31 March 2021. Any extension will be dependant on business need




Whilst we would like to assure you that SCAS endeavours to continue with the recruitment for this position as planned, please bear in mind there may be COVID19 related Government guidelines for us to adhere to that may cause changes out of our control. These changes may mean that we must alter our training delivery in which case we would inform you of any changes to the plan as soon as we can.

We actively welcome job applications from candidates who have a disability or who are members of the BAME, LGBT and Armed Forces community (including: Reservists, Veterans, Spouses and Cadets) Here at SCAS we are proud to have a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve.

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The benefits bits:

  • Starting holiday entitlement is 27 days per annum, pro rata, plus bank holidays;
  • USH is paid in line with section 2;
  • All employees are automatically enrolled into the NHS Pension scheme (or NEST);
  • We operate from a comprehensive set of policies;
  • We operate regular staff surveys and our staff are encouraged to develop transferable skills and experience;
  • We work in partnership with our trade unions;
  • Applicants who have a disability or are members of the armed forces community who meet the minimum shortlisting criteria for their post of interest will be invited for an interview;
  • As an employer of choice, we value the wellbeing of our staff and have support networks in place to offer assistance as required;
  • South Central Ambulance Service has a Freedom to Speak Up Guardian and a Freedom to Speak Up Policy. We believe that effective speaking and listening up arrangements protect patients and improve the experience of patients and NHS workers.


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