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Clinical Audit and Improvement Facilitator

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
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Job summary

We are a small team based at Rouen Road and whose role is to provide practical support and advice in relation to clinical audits, National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidance and National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death (NCEPOD.

We work closely with the Divisional Governance Managers and their teams, Departmental Audit and Governance Leads and the Patient Experience Team. The post will commence from 1st June 2023.

Full time: 37.5 hours per week

Advert closing date: 30th May 2023

Interview date: 13th June 2023

Main duties of the job

Under the direction of the Clinical Audit and Effectiveness Manager, the post holder will be responsible for providing the practical support to local Directorate Clinical Governance Teams to undertake this broad Clinical Governance agenda.

Specifically, the post holder will work alongside directorate based multidisciplinary clinical teams to effectively implement the principles and practice of clinical governance across all its component parts in a clinical setting, within a framework which uses information to guide reflection, leading to action and outcomes monitoring.

To support the delivery of a high quality, safe and compassionate healthcare service,all staff are expected to act as a role model to others in all aspects of their work and consistently demonstrate NNUH's 'PRIDE' values of People focused, Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Excellence and demonstrate behaviours that support and encourage an inclusive culture.

About us

Join us at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and be part of a workforce of over 10,000 staff!

The NNUH is one of the largest NHS trusts in the UK, providing first-class acute care for around one million people, living in Norfolk and surrounding areas. We are a teaching and research hospital, at the forefront of innovation, home to state-of-the-art facilities, such as the Quadram Institute. We are pleased to work closely with the University of East Anglia, providing teaching opportunities for our staff and placement opportunities for their students. We attract some of the best and leading professionals from across the country and are proud that our workforce represents 94 countries from across the world.

We are a friendly, collaborative hospital, working with local services and home to N&N Hospitals Charity

We can offer you the full range of NHS benefits/discounts and in addition:
  • Flexible working hours
  • Fast Track Staff Physiotherapy Service
  • Multi Faith prayer room
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Excellent pension scheme and annual leave entitlement
  • Wagestream - access up to 40% of your pay as you earn it
  • Free Park & Ride service direct to NNUH site
  • Free 24-hours confidential counselling support
  • On-site Nursery
  • On-site cafes offering staff discounts
  • Support in career development
  • Flexible staff bank
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars, Cycle to Work scheme and home electronics

Job description

Job responsibilities

The following skills and experience will be required and are essential for the successful candidates:
  • In partnership with the nominated directorate based Clinical Governance Lead(s) to assist in developing and implementing imaginative local work programmes to improve the quality of clinical care.
  • To facilitate and co-ordinate a rolling programme of Clinical Governance projects based on local directorate and Trust priorities in the light of the National Service Frameworks and specialty specific requirements, including an agreed programme of Directorate clinical audit activity.
  • To provide supervision and co-ordination of Clinical Governance activities within agreed Directorates to achieve effective implementation of the Trusts Clinical Governance Development Plan and work programme.
  • Working closely with the Directorate Clinical Governance Lead(s), to assemble and analyse quantitative and qualitative information regarding Governance issues in ways that help healthcare professionals to reflect on their service and clinical practice.
  • To identify and log changes in clinical practice resulting from local and cross-directorate Clinical Governance activity in collaboration with the all members of the multidisciplinary team. To monitor, review and report on changes which are implemented as part of the Directorate Clinical Governance work programme.
  • To assist, where appropriate, in the development and implementation of good practice (such as care pathways, guidelines and protocols) to improve patient outcomes within the Directorate.
  • To access and use information stored in the Trusts administrative electronic systems as appropriate, this may involve developing and maintaining project specific tools which can be used to assist with the analysis and storage of data.
  • To promote a patient centred approach to all Clinical Governance activity within agreed Directorate(s).
  • To be responsible for the efficient dissemination of information pertinent to Clinical Governance activity across the Directorate(s).
  • To share knowledge and information with the Directorate Clinical Governance Lead regarding Clinical Governance projects and activity for the purposes of reporting to Divisional leads, the Trust Clinical Governance Committee (CGC) and the Directorate Management team.

Please refer to the Job Description for the full specification of responsibilities and requirements for this post.

Person Specification



  • Graduate level education and/or relevant professional or clinical qualification or equivalent experience
  • Previous training in clinical audit processes and procedures



  • Experience in undertaking audit/survey work



  • Evidence of project management experience and ability to manage multiple projects and deliver objectives
  • Experience of using quantitative information to stimulate performance improvement using Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint and other software packages as appropriate

Attitude, aptitude


  • Effective role model, demonstrating NNUH's PRIDE values of People focussed, Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Excellence
  • Demonstrates understanding and commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

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