Are you looking for a new challenge, and strive working in a fast paced environment? If so then this is the role for you!
You will be reporting to the SAFE centre Manager, the Quality Manager will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of the UKAS accreditation process and the ongoing maintenance, once achieved.
You will lead on providing specialist support to ensure the SAFE Centre achieves and maintains accreditation to the relevant Quality Standards set by the Forensic Science regulator. You will develop and manage a Quality Management System.
You will be responsible for ensuring policies, practices and procedures meet the requirements of the relevant Quality standards and disseminate to the team to ensure ongoing compliance and achievement of accreditationMain duties of the job
You will take responsibility as a Quality lead for the SARC, providing expertise on all matters appertaining to quality and accreditation systems.
You will lead on the implementation of a quality management system and roll out training for all staff on how to use it
You will lead on the implementation and maintenance of the staff DNA database
You will lead on the internal and external audits required within the Trust, for the UKAS accreditation and for NHS England's yearly quality schedule
You will perform Quality Assurance of audit reports, provide feedback to the team. Monitor audit findings, negotiate resolutions with the team and ensure findings are resolved in a timely manner. Analyse root causes and corrective actions taken.
You will ensure environment is safe and compliant with standards for UKAS accreditation
You will assist with the smooth running of the Centre and to deputise in the absence of the manager, when requiredAbout us
We have 10000 fantastic people working hard to deliver quality services to our patients. Whatever your role, you help look after 370,000 people in our local area & give specialist care to 1.5 million people across Lancashire & Cumbria.
Working with us gives you the knowledge and sense of pride that every activity you do genuinely does make a difference to support our patients & staff, ensuring we keep thriving & delivering outstanding healthcare right across our local towns.
You'll have access to varied development opportunities, learn new skills, meet fab people & do things you'd never have done. You'll learn about working in a hospital, interacting with people from all different roles to build skills & enhance your career path.
You'll make an impact, be challenged to think differently, be bold & help innovate to keep improving things. Everything we do centres around patient care and enhancing their experience which means your role is pivotal and something really to be proud ofJob descriptionJob responsibilities
Main duties are listed in the job description, some core duties are below:
Have responsibility as a Quality lead for the SARC, providing expertise on all matters appertaining to quality and accreditation systems.
Maintain an in-depth working knowledge of current legislation, updates, changes and any new legislation in relation to the Quality Standards. Ensure policies, practices and procedures meet the requirements of the relevant Quality standards to prevent discrepancy. Interpret the information and disseminate to the team to ensure ongoing compliance and achievement of accreditation
Lead on the internal and external audits required within the Trust, for the UKAS accreditation and for NHS Englands yearly quality schedule
Perform Quality Assurance of audit reports, provide feedback to the team. Monitor audit findings, negotiate resolutions with the team and ensure findings are resolved in a timely manner. Analyse root causes and corrective actions taken.
Offer telephone support to callers requiring assistance surrounding sexual assault and rapePerson SpecificationQualifications & EducationEssential
- Evidence of continuing education or developments
- Educated to degree level or equivalent experience
Knowledge & ExperienceEssential
- Project management experience
- Awareness of the Forensic Regulator guidelines and how they fit into SARCs
- Awareness of UKAS accreditation
- Knowledge and experience of research and audit
- Knowledge of clinical governance
- Knowledge and experience of dealing with people who have been sexually assaulted or raped
- Knowledge and experience of using IT systems
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Project development experience
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Royal Preston Hospital
Sharoe Green Lane
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