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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/08/2021.

Quality and Patient Safety Lead

Job Reference: 880-3301409

NHS Arden and Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit
Quality and Patient Safety
Birch House, Mansfield
£63,751 - £73,664 per annum

Arden & GEM CSU is searching for a talented individual to support the Armed Forces Health England Team.

The role is within NHS England’s Armed Forces health commissioning team on a fixed term basis.

The Armed Forces health commissioning team is responsible for ensuring that NHS England commissions high quality, safe, effective health services to meet the needs of the Armed Forces in England.

NHS England works closely with the Ministry of Defence and other key stakeholders such as CCGs to ensure that, where appropriate, there is a safe transition of healthcare services for those who are leaving the Armed Forces as a consequence of illness or injury.

The team also commissions some bespoke mental health services for veterans and works with CCGs to ensure the effective commissioning and delivery of care for veterans across England.

The post-holder will need to have the ability to use their own initiative and be able to prioritise a high workload to meet both the challenges of the role and provide support to the wider team. The post-holder will be expected to deal with both highly confidential and highly sensitive information on a daily basis relating to clinical incident investigations, which can be of a distressing nature and work efficiently and professionally at all times, regularly being the first point of contact for the service. The post holder will be a qualified Nurse with current registration.

Further details of the role and post holder requirements can be found in the job description.

Fixed term/Secondment until 31st March 2023.


The Job Description is currently being evaluated.


If there any further questions about the role, please don’t hesitate to get in contact.

Anne O' Leary


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