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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 13/04/2021.

8b Head of Quality Compliance and Regulation

Job Reference: 313-A-21-93734-MA

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Quality and Professional practice
£53,168 - £62,001

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Head of Quality Compliance and Regulation

Band 8b

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen within the Quality Compliance and Regulation Team; a new post of Head of Quality Compliance and Regulation. As a senior member of the Executive Director of Nursing, AHP’s and Quality Team, the successful candidate will lead the Trust to meet its regulatory and compliance commitments by developing, implementing and maintaining effective systems across the Trust to ensure compliance with our regulators, in particular the Care Quality Commission (CQC) fundamental standards and regulations.

This post is a senior clinical leadership role across the Trust, to ensure that the organisation is prepared for regulatory inspections and responds responsively to the CQC/NHSI/E providing assurance to the regulatory body and to the organisation that all concerns are acted on. This role will lead the trust response to the CQC ensuring that all staff understand the role they play and what the domains/ KLOEs are in relation to their service.

If you are interested in this dynamic role, we are looking for an experienced clinical leader who is enthusiastic, committed and motivated to delivering excellence in care and standards. An individual who can build strong and effective relationships with all staff across the Trust and be clinically visible. An individual who can foster trust and credibility with our CQC colleagues and build excellent working relationships to support partnership working. An individual with advanced project leadership skills to manage all CQC inspections to ensure the smooth running of any inspections, from PIR completion to delivery of actions plans.

This post provides an exciting opportunity, which is central to leading the delivery of the Trust’s compliance and regulation activity, linking to our quality and safety agenda, ensuring high standards through excellent leadership of our compliance and regulatory activity, to achieve the best possible outcomes for patients across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

To arrange an informal discussion with Deanne Rennie, Interim Deputy Director of Nursing, AHP’s and Quality about this role please contact Debs McMahon: or Sara Lord:

We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients, and so some of our roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you as part of the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, pledge and other important information about the application process, and working for us is contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, rosters are set in advance at a team level and you will be joining an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date. We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider successful applicants for vacancies for the same post in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of every new member of staff (excluding medical and dental staff) to a post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, details of which are in our Probation Policy.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end we actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary following commencement.

Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.

Applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the local NHS, and meeting essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.

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