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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/01/2020.

Quality and Safety Lead - Band 8b

Job Reference: 323-JNA1623

Employer:
Ashford and St. Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
323 Quality with Customer Services
Location:
Chertsey, Surrey
Salary:
£54,068 to £62,745 p.a. inc. HCAS

OUR VALUES:

PATIENTS FIRST. PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY. PASSION FOR EXCELLENCE. PRIDE IN OUR TEAM.


Quality and Safety Lead, Band 8b

 

We are looking for a passionate and dynamic individual to join the quality team at Ashford and St Peters Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (ASPH) who has a proven track record on the quality and safety agenda.

This role will be responsible for leading and driving quality safety assurance, and regulatory compliance to achieve the best service standards and outcomes for patients and the Trust. This role provides an opportunity to move both our regulation and safety piece forward as we are a Trust who is CQC Good but aspire to being Outstanding. This role will play a pivotal role in helping the divisional teams to achieve that ambition.

It is a fantastic time to be joining the Trust as we are about to embark on some exciting transformational projects to improve our services for both patients and staff, this covers a new urgent and emergency care build, new car parking and health and wellbeing improvements.

If you wish to apply for this role you must have a proven track record as a change agent to make improvements through effective leadership, collaboration and engagement. You will work to the Associate Director of Quality with a particular focus on regulation and patient safety.

If you wish to join ‘Team ASPH’ and are interested in this role and require further information please email Interim Chief Nurse Andrea Lewis on andrea.lewis3@nhs.net or phone 01932 722216.

This post is advertised full-time at 37.5 hours per week.




Coronavirus update

Due to the changing environment that the pandemic has brought upon us, we are continually reviewing our recruitment process on a regular basis to ensure we are following the guidelines from Public Health England (PHE).

It's essential that we continue recruiting safely. Therefore, interviews and communication will be virtual wherever possible and this will be communicated to you directly by the recruitment team.

Please also expect that advert closing dates and interview dates may change as required. We still continue to welcome applications for our current roles and wish you the best of luck with your application.

PLEASE READ THE ‘IMPORTANT GUIDANCE FOR APPLICANTS’ DOCUMENT BEFORE COMPLETING YOUR APPLICATION

PERSON SPECIFICATION
Please check that you have the qualifications and experience required for this job. If you do not show how you match the person specification you will not be short listed.

REFERENCE SECTION OF APPLICATION FORM
To employ you we must have references from current and previous employers covering at least the last 3 years of your employment. When completing the reference section of your application form, please give the business address, telephone number and work email address (not a home or private email) of each of your current/previous line managers (NOT a colleague or friend).
FAILURE TO COMPLETE THIS SECTION APPROPRIATELY MAY RESULT IN YOUR APPLICATION NOT BEING PROCESSED.

EQUALITY & DIVERSITY
This Trust promotes equality and diversity. Please see our Single Equality Scheme and Criminal Record Bureau Policy (links below). We welcome applications from people with a disability and we operate the Guaranteed Interview Scheme where you meet the essential criteria listed in the person specification. If you are short listed for interview we will make reasonable adjustments to facilitate your application including providing signers for deaf applicants in accordance with RNID guidelines.




Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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