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Band 7 Senior Clinical/Quality Improvement Advisor

Job Reference: 313-A-21-102054-CS

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Directorate of Nursing AHP's and Quality
£40,057 - £45,839 pa

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.

Senior Clinical Quality Improvement Advisor- Improvement Knowledge Hub

We are aiming for Quality Excellence in delivering on our LPT vision of Creating high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all and we are looking for a clinician with a mental health focus who wants to join our vibrant Improvement Knowledge Hub (IKH) QI Core Team and network of IKH Advisors. We want someone who is energetic and focused who will support our staff to continuously improve their clinical practice using quality improvement and through developing monitoring and sustainability of high quality standards which will ultimately deliver collectively towards improved patient outcomes.

We are looking for someone who will build excellent enabling and consultancy relationships with directorates, collaborating with LPT and LLR system staff, service users and carers. Through facilitating and advising on a portfolio of QI activities, you will provide coaching and develop rapid QI learning approaches on Clinical Quality Improvement, Service Evaluation, Clinical Audit and Assessment of Quality Standards as required.

We also want someone who will keep up to date with the changes to the health & social care landscape and regulatory framework, reflecting this in the work undertaken through recommendations and identifying areas where additional QI consultancy or facilitative work may be of benefit to staff within LPT and outside of LPT, particularly where this may be across organisational boundaries in the LLR system.

Full or part time hours available

For further information or discussion please contact

Tel: +447771825537

Interview date: 12 October 2021

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

Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information about applying and working for us are contained in the documents linked to our advert.

It is a statutory requirement for roles that involve work in care homes that staff are up to date with their Covid vaccination status to be able to work in that environment, unless the person has a valid medical exemption. Where a role requires this, they will need to demonstrate that they meet this requirement during the recruitment process.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, these are set in advance at a team level and you will join an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date.

We will consider requests to work alternative hours or vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

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

For all substantive roles the appointment of new staff (excluding medical staff) is subject to a 6 month probationary period (see Probation Policy).

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our community. 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.

All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of any DBS disclosure required will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary once started.

Applicants ‘at risk’ within the local NHS who meet essential criteria will have preference for interview over other candidates who apply for posts.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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