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Quality Compliance Officer- POCT

Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year p.a. pro rata
Closing date
27 Nov 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has become available for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to join the Point of Care Testing (POCT) Team as a Quality Compliance Officer.

You should possess a professional attitude to your work and have the ability to work flexibly in a busy environment. This is a role within a very busy service and you should the ability to act on your own initiative and display excellent organisational skills to manage and prioritise your workload. You should also display an approachable and professional manner at all times and have the ability to communicate effectively as this role involves engagement with a wide range of service users.

Main duties of the job

Responsible for monitoring compliance of all devices within POCT service remit enrolled in External Quality Assurance (EQA) programmes, recording compliance data in QPulse, supporting planning of new scheme enrolment, preparation of distributions, collating received results, generating reports and liaison with service users to maximise compliance. Responsible for change implementation relevant to scheme distribution and device changes affecting service

About us

Our Trust

Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust comprises Addenbrooke's Hospital and the Rosie Hospital in Cambridge. With over 11000 staff and over 1100 beds the priorities of the Trust focus on a quality service which is all about people - patients, staff and partners. Recognised as providing 'outstanding' care to our patients and rated 'Good' overall by the Care Quality Commissioner, is testament to the skill and dedication of the people who work here. CUH's values - Together - Safe, Kind, Excellent - are at the heart of patient care, defining the way all staff work and behave. The Trust provides accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge, together with specialist services, dealing with rare or complex conditions for a regional, national and international population.

CUH is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves. We value our differences and fully advocate and support an inclusive working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential. We want to ensure our people are truly representative of all the communities that we serve. We welcome applications for all positions in the organisation irrespective of people's age, disability, ethnicity, race, nationality, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity status or social economic background.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Applicant Information Pack (combined Job Description and Person Specification) for key duties and responsibilities.

This vacancy will close at midnight on 27th November 2023

Interviews are due to be held on 8th December 2023

Benefits to you

We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.

Please note if you would like to discuss the required hours of this role further, you should approach the contact given. In some cases alternative working hours will be considered.

We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.

Person Specification



  • Educated to foundation degree /Level 5
  • GCSE Maths & English (A-C) or equivalent



  • Experience of undertaking administrative and project tasks
  • Experience of report writing
  • Experience of working to deadlines
  • Experience of communicating with a variety of people


  • Previous experience in the NHS
  • Previous experience in compliance/quality assurance/quality control
  • Previous experience of Associate Practitioner role in POCT



  • Knowledge and understanding of POCT/Laboratory EQA schemes reports and compliance


  • Awareness of regulations and guidance relevant to POCT delivery service



  • Planning & organisational skills
  • Time-management skill
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels
  • Excellent written skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to use databases input data accurately
  • IT skills in Microsoft office
  • Team Player


  • Ability to understand, interpret and analyse information

Additional Requirements


  • The ability to understand and behave at all times, towards patients, visitors and colleagues according to the Trust values of safe, kind, excellent.

Employer details

Employer name

Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Addenbrookes Hospital-Division B

POCT Team, Laboratory Block, Hills Road,



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