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Patient Safety & Quality Nurse Primary Care - Band 6

Job Reference: 708-MECCG400

Employer:
Mid Essex Clinical Commissioning Group
Department:
Quality
Location:
Chelmsford
Salary:
£30,401 to £37,267 pa

We commission services from a wide number of health and social care providers. We do this on behalf of patients, their carers and the public. We spend a local allocation of tax payers money to deliever quality healthcare outcomes, whilst ensuring patients, public and staff are treated with dignity and respect. We work with and for the local communities. We value our staff and look to recruit candidates who are effective at what they do and care passionately about people and healthcare. For more information about us please visit our website.


Patient Safety & Quality Nurse Primary Care - Band 6

Location: Mid Essex CCG Head Office (Wren House)

Are you looking for a new challenge? Are you passionate about improving the quality and patient experience of services within primary care? If your answer to the above two questions is yes, then we would very much like to meet you!

General practice is at the heart of the care provided by the NHS. The need to invest in general practice has never felt more important for the long-term sustainability of the NHS. This is why we have created this new role - Patient Safety & Quality Nurse Primary Care – to assist with the continued development of person-centred, coordinated care of complex physical, mental and social issues, within the context of the individual, their families and the wider community.

The post holder will be based at Mid Essex CCG but you will be expected to travel across the area to visit individual GP practices. The Patient Safety & Quality Nurse will work with primary care services to ensure that robust and effective systems and processes are in place to monitor the clinical quality and safety of primary care across Mid Essex.

Could you be our champion for quality? Ensuring it remains a core focus across primary care services, and to work to the principles of patient focused compassionate care as identified in the 6C’s - Care, Compassion, Competence, Communication, Courage and Commitment.

If you are highly organised, motivated and a team player we want to hear from you! For further details/informal visits contact: Leila Francis leila.francis@nhs.net / 01245 459472




If you are not currently employed by the CCG, your employment will be subject to a probationary period, during which time you will be required to demonstrate to the organisation's satisfaction your suitability for the position in which you are employed.

Our commitment to you:

We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome diversity in our workplace. A commitment to promoting diversity and developing a workplace environment where all staff are treated with dignity and respect is central to our recruitment process.

If you have a disability and wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme (GIS), you will need to register interest in the GIS as part of your application. If you meet the essential qualifying criteria you will automatically be invited to interview. If you do not wish to apply under the GIS, but require us to make reasonable adjustments at interview, then please let us know. Please note: a request under the GIS does not guarantee you a job.

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  • Please note we do not reimburse travel expenses relating to interview attendance

  • If the role requires qualifications (e.g. A Level, Degree) or Professional Registration (e.g. NMC, GMC) you will be required to bring evidence of your qualification/registration to interview.



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