Quality Manager

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 a year pro rata pa inclusive
Closing date
1 Oct 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
The Clinical Haematology service covers the whole range of blood diseases, including malignancies, stem cell transplantation haemostasis and thrombosis, anaemias, haemoglobinopathies and haemolytic disorders.

The service is internationally renowned for the management of patients with chronic myeloid leukaemia and for the bone marrow transplant programme and remains one of the leading centres for bone marrow/peripheral blood stem cell transplants treating approximately 130 adult patients per annum. In 2022, the service was selected to deliver Chimeric antigen Receptor T Cell Therapy (CAR T), which is a new, cutting-edge treatment first commissioned by NHSE in 2018. CAR-T is a highly complex and innovative new form of immunotherapy for the treatment of blood cancer.

Clinical Haematology is a highly regulated service, committed to enhancing the treatment of patients with malignancies through advances in basic science, translational research, clinical trials and the delivery of optimal clinical care. The team is also dedicated to sharing best practice approaches.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit to the role of a Quality Manager within the Quality Team to maintain the effective and efficient delivery of the Directorate's quality agenda. (see Job Description for further details).

Main duties of the job

This role caries particular responsibility for ensuring the department is adhering to the regulatory guidelines, commissioning requirements as well as for the management and accreditation process for JACIE (accreditation body) for the CAR T programme. This role is also responsible for audit, risk management, patient safety incident response framework, document control and SOP/guideline management, training and chairing of the quality meeting. The role would ideally suit someone with existing knowledge and experience of quality systems and regulatory adherence. However, candidates with a clinical background looking for a development opportunity are welcome.

You will be an individual with a positive approach able to problem solve enjoy working with individuals and teams at all levels educated to degree level or equivalent able to demonstrate a broad understanding of quality, governance and patient safety framework have an understanding of corrective/ preventative action plan development and/or implementation and have an understanding of quality management systems. (See Job Description for further details).

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification

Education/ Qualifications


  • Educated to degree level or equivalent


  • Quality Management qualification



  • In depth experience of clinical governance systems in healthcare
  • Experienced at problem solving
  • Experience in carrying out root cause analysis for incidents
  • Experience in designing, organising and delivering training in quality and audit
  • Experience in conducting and reporting internal audits


  • Experience in managing an electronic quality management system

Skills/Knowledge/ Abilities


  • Thorough understanding of JACIE & HTA and their application
  • Good understanding of the Haemoglobinopathies peer review standards and their implementation
  • Knowledge of current professional issues
  • Ability to ensure compliance with JACIE and Haemoglobinopathy peer review standards required for the quality management system


  • Knowledge of regulatory inspection and accreditation in the healthcare setting

Other Requirements


  • Able to work autonomously and keep focused with interruptions
  • Ability to remain calm and deal with stressful situations
  • Able to manage difficult people/situations
  • Able to work effectively and efficiently
  • Able to prioritise and manage own and others workloads
  • IT skills including database management, excel use and word processing
  • Able to act as mentor, supervisor and assessor for other members of the quality team
  • Able to motivate staff


  • Able to train consultants, nurses and specialist registrars
  • Used to working with change and innovation

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


Hammersmith Hospital

Du Cane Road


W12 0HS

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