Assurance Manager

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
29 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a really exciting time to join the Clinical Effectiveness and Assurance Team at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire. The successful post holder will join a dedicated team within the Quality Department, focused on developing and monitoring quality assurance requirements. The post holder will provide direct support to the Head of Clinical Effectiveness and Assurance in strengthening a culture of assurance management across the organisation.

Main duties of the job

The Assurance Manager will support the Associate Director of Quality - Clinical Effectiveness and Assurance in leading the strategic implementation of assurance activity across UHCW by:Developing assurance activities to support the Trust in demonstrating provision of high quality care and compliance of national and local standards, for example those monitored by the Care Quality Commission (CQC)

Leading local inspection teams and coordinating the logistics of inspection activity, providing leadership and guidance to ensure that the team provides a quality service to all specialties in relation to inspection activity.

Interrogating clinical information systems and hard copy patient health records to investigate, monitor and report quality information across the Trust

Developing information materials and delivering education and training programmes on inspection

Deputising for the Head of Clinical Effectiveness and Assurance in absence.

About us

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.

We are extremely proud of our employees across our hospital sites, with high quality patient care at the heart of everything we do.

Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a worldwide leader in healthcare.

We are proud to be recognised as a Pathway to Excellencedesignated organisation - please click the link for further details about this prestigious award.Pathway To Excellence - University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (

By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. There has never been a better time to join our team.

The Trust is committed to building an organisation that makes full use of the talents, skills, experience, and different perspectives available in our diverse society. We want everyone to feel they are respected, valued, can achieve their potential and receive the most appropriate and relevant care. We will create an environment where the equality and human rights principles of fairness, respect, equality, dignity and autonomy are promoted and are part of the organisation's core values.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Co-ordinate robust and effective implementation of systems and processes to support internal and external inspection and where required, promote improvements in patient care. For example, but not exhaustive of Getting it Right First Time, Commissioning for Quality and Innovation (CQUIN) programme, CQC
  • Facilitate the development and implementation of Trust wide inspection policies across the Trust to underpin the delivery of the Quality
  • Co-ordinate the development of the Quality Departments Assurance Developmental Plan and underpinning Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Deliver the Assurance Developmental Plan, achieving outcomes and targets for areas of
  • Co-ordinate the monitoring and dissemination of assurance information and activity, including an up- to- date framework of regulatory activity, external inspection, and peer review for example, but not exhaustive of, GIRFT reports, CQC assurance and inspection and CQUIN programme
  • Produce high quality, accurate and timely reports as per the reporting calendar alongside additional reports where required g., post unannounced inspection.
  • Develop departmental and corporate KPIs to underpin the assurance agenda, including monitoring of trends and outstanding actions from inspection outcomes and reports to provide assurance or highlight risks to Trust
  • Provide advice to and representation on Trust-wide committees and other forums across the organisation pertinent to quality improvement on assurance and compliance
  • Provide support and advice for healthcare professionals and inspection teams in the development of inspection and assurance
  • Advise and support core functions and specialty clinical teams to allow them to manage their assurance and inspection activity

  • For further details please see the attached job description.

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    Employer details

    Employer name

    University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust


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