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Clinical Governance Administrator

Job Reference: 833-AJ-CC-99-21

(CC) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Stockdale House
Headingley Business Park
£19,737 to £21,142 pa

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.

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Clinical governance processes enable the Trust to provide evidence to patients, the public, commissioners and to statutory bodies that the Trust provides services that are safe, effective, responsive, caring, patient centred, well led, timely, efficient and equitable.

The Clinical Governance Team (CGT) is an arm of the Quality Professional & Development Department within the profile of responsibility of the Executive Director of Nursing and Quality. The team works to achieve the aims of the Trust's Quality Strategy and national statutory and regulatory requirements in relation to clinical governance. This involves implementing and monitoring policies and processes to ensure patients receive the best quality of care and service possible. A key part of the Clinical Governance work is patient experience and engagement; how we listen to people's experiences and improve as a result.

The CGT is responsible for providing t he following overarching services for the organisation in relation to clinical governance:

. Patient Experience- Complaints, Concerns Compliments, and the Friends and Family Test
. Patient Engagement
. Clinical Audit and Effectiveness
. Policy and procedure management
. Equality and Diversity and associated statutory/regulatory and contractual requirements
. Incident and Serious Incident Management and Assurance
. Safety alerts
. Datix and governance systems development and support (Datix)
. Management of Inquests and Claims
. Production of the Quality Account and monitoring of quality improvement priorities
. Reporting to and organisation of associated committee and subcommittee business

The Clinical governance administrator role will work as part of the Clinical Governance team providing an admin support for the different workstreams within the team.

You must have a good level of IT skills and be fully competent in Microsoft office packages. You should have experience of inputting and interrogating spreadsheets and databases to extract and analyse data. You should have experience working in a similar role in a team setting and experience of delivering training.

You must have a good understanding of Data Protection and of the NHS Confidentiality Code of Conduct.

You must be able to work in team and be able to work without direct supervision. You must be able to prioritise work and act on your own initiative where appropriate, pre-empting problems and working to solve them in an appropriate manner but escalating as and when required.

You must be able to develop, establish and maintain positive relationships with others both internally and externally and be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
You should have a positive attitude to dealing with change, fl exible, adaptable and highly motivated.

You should have a keen interest in patient and public engagement, patient safety and effectiveness and be able to demonstrate values consistent with those of the Trust.

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If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.

We are also looking for applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.

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