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Patient Safety Partner

Job Reference: 449-VOL403

Employer:
Solent NHS Trust
Department:
Quality & Professional Standards
Location:
Southampton
Salary:
None

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money

Who is a Patient Safety Partner?

 

Do you have an interest in becoming involved in how we can develop our health and care services so that they are safer for our patients?

Are you or have you ever been a patient, carer or family member of someone who has used any health and care services?

Are you passionate and interested in Patient Safety?

If your answer is YES, then you can become a Patient Safety Partner (PSP)

 

Your main role will be to work with us to ensure that we prioritise the safety requirements of our patients thereby maximising the things that go right and minimising the things that go wrong for people receiving our services.

 

You will work with us in the following way:

  • It is important that you participate and join key conversations and meetings within the Trust that address patient safety. You will attend our patient safety meetings and committees.
    • Committee’s/meetings may require face to face attendance or may be online, either of which the PSP must be comfortable with this approach
  • You will challenge us and the way that we work, be our critical friend
  • Provide a questioning approach to the information shared at the Committee’s and meetings
  • Representing the patient’s/family voice, to ensure the committee/meeting members are ‘walking in the patient’s shoes’
  • Co-designing the developments of Patient Safety initiatives.
  • Compliance with relevant policies and maintaining confidentiality.

 

To apply for the role, please find the application form under Additional Documents and upload as a CV attachment.

 

For more information or to chat about the role contact: Anastasia.Lungumulenga@solent.nhs.uk or Teresa.Power@solent.nhs.uk




Our shared values support the development of a strong working culture. They breathe life into our organisation – guiding and inspiring all of our actions and decisions. They enable us to be better at what we do and create a great place for our staff to work, whilst ensuring we provide the highest quality of care to our patients.

In creating our values, we spent time listening to our employees and members. Based on what people told us, we created our HEART values to reflect the deep belief that we are caring organisation at the centre of our community: Honesty, Everyone counts, Accountable, Respectful, Teamwork.

We are an accredited Real Living Wage employer.

We encourage and support our staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against Covid-19.



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