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Quality Improvement Lead

Job Reference: 833-SS-CC-17-20

(CC) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Organisational Development & Improvement
£44,606 to £50,819 pa (pro rata)

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.

We are seeking an exceptional individual to lead the Quality Improvement agenda across our organisation.

This exciting and high profile role will continue our journey to build an improvement-driven culture that inspires and engages staff to deliver the best possible care to all our communities.

Reporting to the Head of Organisational Development & Improvement, you will lead the implementation of the Quality Improvement Strategy, encompassing:

  • An engagement campaign to #makestuffbetter

  • A QI training approach for staff and partners – based around the IHI Model for Improvement

  • Delivery of aligned improvement activity at all levels – team, service, organisation & system

  • Sharing, inspiring and learning from effective improvement practice locally, nationally and internationally

You will be an established leader within the field of quality improvement with a tangible passion for engaging staff at all levels to improve the work they do. You will have a vision and understanding of how an improvement driven culture underpins our organisational goals, together with demonstrable skills, experience and knowledge of quality improvement, and a track record of making stuff better across clinical and corporate services.

For further information, please contact Anne McGee, Head of Organisational Development & Improvement on 07505 652016.

Closing Date: 21 January 2020

Selection for the position will take place on Monday 3 February

If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.

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