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Clinical Effectiveness Facilitator

Job Reference: 197-HF7964

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust
Clinical Effectiveness
University Hospital Lewisham, London
£30,401 to £37,267 per annum plus HCA

Lewisham and Greenwich Trust provides hospital and community services for more than 666,000 people across south east London. We put patients at the heart of everything we do, which is reflected in the positive feedback we receive. We are a friendly and dynamic place to work, with high levels of job satisfaction and excellent transport links serving our two hospitals – University Hospital Lewisham and Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Greenwich.

We are seeking dedicated, motivated people to help us provide high quality care to our local communities. In return for your hard work, we offer well-established, structured mentoring and staff development packages to support you in your role.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system

This opportunity is an exciting role working within an established Governance and Clinical Quality Structure within the organisation.

Reporting to the Clinical Effectiveness Team Leader, the primary responsibility of the Clinical Effectiveness Facilitator will be to provide clinical effectiveness advice and support associated with the national, local and Trust priorities to staff across the clinical and corporate Divisions

The post holder will deputise as required for the Clinical Effectiveness Team Leader.

In support of the Clinical Effectiveness Team Leader, the post holder will be the lead specialist for the organisation on matters relating to Clinical Effectiveness and will be supporting the Clinical Effectiveness Team Leader in the production of the annual governance programme, monitoring of the quality of clinical governance that is conducted throughout the Trust and leading on a clinical governance training programme.

The post holder will provide direct day to day support to the Clinical Effectiveness Administrators ensuring that the departmental workload is prioritised according to required timelines and deadlines.

The post holder will be responsible for leading on assigned department work profiles and will support the development of the annual work programme for the designated work profile.

More specifically the post holder will be supporting the work profiles for the following areas:


    • Contribution to specific chapters of the Trust Annual Quality Account


    • Clinical Outcomes and Benchmarking


    • Trust Mortality


    • National Audit and Confidential Enquiries


    • Clinical Audit Programme


    • Review and establishment of new approach to approval and ratification of Trust wide Clinical Guidelines


    • NICE Guidance and Quality Standards


    • Implementing new procedures, techniques and equipment (Innovations)


    • Annual CQUIN programme


The successful candidate must have knowledge base of all stages of the governance cycle, with at least two years’ experience in clinical governance or a related field.

The post holder must also have experience and/or training in using Information Technology Systems and excellent written and verbal communication skills.

The post is based on the University Hospital Lewisham (UHL) site of our acute Trust. The Trust has a staff minibus that runs a regular service between the sites.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sarah Bolton, Clinical Effectiveness Team Leader (QEH) on 020 8836 6000 ext. 4464 or Sarah Goreham, Clinical Effectiveness Team Leader (UHL) on 020 8333 3000 ext. 8382

Please note that the as part of the application process, you may need to complete a short values based pre-application question. Your responses to the question will impact on whether or not you are able to successfully continue with your application. Please have a look on our website to find out more information before you start the pre-application question. If you are unsuccessful with the pre-application question, it means that you are not in harmony with our values. We thank you for your interest in Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust.

For vacancies where a high volume of applications are received, we reserve the right to close the post before the stated closing date. Please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Due to the volume of applications for some posts, it may not be possible for us to contact all applicants with the outcome of the shortlisting. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that you have not been successful.

If you have a disability which makes completing an application form difficult please contact:

For substantive Non Clinical roles Non Medical Recruitment on 020 8836 5770; for Clinical roles at QEH Medical Staffing on 020 8836 6777/6749, Clinical roles at UHL call 020 8333 3215, 020 8333 3147, for Temporary Staffing roles, please contact Bank Recruitment Office on 020 8836 6825/5302, quoting the vacancy reference number.

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