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Band 7 Investigations Officer

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
£41,659 to £47,672 a year
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Job summary

14 Moths Fixed Term Post

We are looking for a candidate with the appropriate knowledge and experience of conducting patient safety incident investigations, or the equivalent, to work within the Clinical Governance and Patient Safety Department at UHB.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work within a well-established team of investigators.

Main duties of the job

You will be required to interpret complex data and produce a clear narrative analysis. You will be expected to have excellent communication and organisational skills and be able to prioritise your cases. The role also involves navigating sensitive issues in a professional manner. The successful candidate will be expected to work within the new national Patient Safety Incident Response Framework.

The role is based at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital but includes regular travel between hospital sites and elements of home working if desired.

If you are a confident, motivated and enthusiastic individual who is committed to ensuring that we learn from incidents and make patient care safer, we would like to hear from you.

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can;Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity; removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

Job description

Job responsibilities

*Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person Specification



  • *Educated to degree level or equivalent level of knowledge gained through experience (E)



  • *Ability to source, research and collate information/data. (E)
  • *Evidence of a methodical approach and effective organisational skills. (E)
  • *Significant experience at band 6 or equivalent. (E)
  • *Ability to implement change (E)
  • *Knowledge and experience of different approaches to investigations/root cause analysis (E)
  • *Knowledge of National policies, procedures and initiatives or current issues facing the NHS (E)

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