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Clinical Effectiveness Facilitator

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa/pro rata for part time staff
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Are you interested in improving patient care? Do you want to make a difference?

If so, come and develop your knowledge and skills and equip yourself to help drive the quality agenda in the Trust.

Applications are invited from highly motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join the Clinical Effectiveness Unit as a project Facilitator. Working within an established team, the successful candidate will be expected to provide advice and support to clinicians on a variety of multi-professional clinical effectiveness projects.

Main duties of the job

Provide a specialist advice and support service to healthcare professionals with the aim of promoting evidence-based practice and ultimately improving the quality & outcomes of clinical care for patients.

Have key involvement in the delivery of a prioritised Trust Clinical Audit Programme of projects.

Communicate audit results and other clinical effectiveness information (e.g. basic training on clinical audit methods), both orally and in writing, to multi-disciplinary / speciality clinical audiences

Liaise with clinicians and other healthcare professionals for the development of audit project databases and advise on data analysis methods.

About us

You will be working for an organisation which values and respects all of its staff and the community it serves. The Trust is a leader in the NHS and research sectors and provides excellent benefits for its staff. This includes commitments to professional development but also many policies to support employees in balancing their personal and professional lives.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please view the attached Job Description and Person Specification documents for full details regarding this post.

When completing your application please ensure you clearly demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria.

Person Specification



  • Degree or equivalent


  • Clinical Qualification



  • Post-graduation experience of working in a multidisciplinary healthcare environment & liaising with healthcare professionals.
  • Report writing / presentation experience


  • Experience of working in clinical audit, research or patient experience
  • Experience of co-ordinating teams, teaching small groups, interviewing patients

Further Training


  • Excellent clinical audit knowledge & skills
  • Excellent analytical skills and experience of data management e.g. data analysis, interpretation of results, basic statistics


  • Clinical effectiveness skills e.g. literature searching, critical appraisal, study design
  • Knowledge of hospital information systems and coding principles

Other Factors


  • Flexible, can demonstrate able to work as part of a team or independently


  • Understanding of confidentiality and medical terminology oaccurate othorough opersistent otactful and diplomatic

Special Skills/Aptitudes


  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to relate effectively with senior clinical / managerial staff.
  • Excellent organisational skills with ability to prioritise workload and use initiative
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Professional package (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access database design)


  • Time management skills with ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Knowledge of statistical packages (esp. SPSS)

Employer details

Employer name

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Hallamshire Hospital

Glossop Road


S10 2JF

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