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Clinical Audit & Outcomes Specialist

Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
East Grinstead
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Support the development, delivery and promotion of an effective and robust clinical audit programme, ensuring that clinical audit projects within the programme conform to a quality improvement cycle and that clinical audit activity is accurately documented and recorded for assurance purposes.

To contribute to the provision of relevant and informative reports on clinical audit performance to the organisation, both at Business Unit/Directorate as well as Trust-wide.

The postholder will support the Trust's assurance processes around the implementation of National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidance and National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death (NCEPOD) requirements as well as contributing to future developmental work around clinical outcomes.

Lead on managing the Trust's processes for creating, ratifying and reviewing both written and video patient information.

Main duties of the job

To work closely with the specialty clinical audit leads to facilitate and support the development and implementation of a clinical audit programme within agreed business unit/specialty areas.

To facilitate the production of an annual programme of clinical audit topics.

To maintain awareness of any clinical audit requirements contained in national audit/governance initiatives which relate to the specialty/ies.

To work with a significant degree of autonomy, managing personal workload and determining priorities in the context of local and Trust-wide Clinical Audit Policy/Strategy.

To work closely with other clinical staff members on the design and conduct of clinical audits, quality improvement and service evaluations.

To actively monitor all registered clinical audit activity.

To analyse information using statistical techniques and prepare relevant and informative reports on clinical audit performance.

To manage independently the Trust's processes for creating, ratifying and reviewing both written and patient information.

About us

Rated GOOD overall with outstanding care by the CQC. A specialist NHS hospital providing life-changing reconstructive surgery, burns care and rehabilitation services across the South of England and beyond.

A centre of excellence, with an international reputation for pioneering advanced techniques and treatments. Everything we do is informed by our passion for providing the highest quality care and the best clinical outcomes.

At QVH we are proud of our achievements and our specialist services continue to record excellent clinical outcomes for patients. We regularly receive excellent results from patient satisfaction surveys and on average 98% of inpatients say they would recommend the hospital to their family or friends.

Our success is underpinned by the skills and enthusiasm of our staff and a strong culture of partnership. We are fully committed to training and development of the workforce with support for continuing education and learning.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please find attached the detailed job description for the Clinical audit and outcomes specialist role which outlines the main responsibilities.

Person Specification



  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent)
  • Experience of clinical audit


  • Post-graduate certificate level qualification in clinical audit or a related subject



  • Substantial and significant experience of facilitating and supporting clinical audit
  • Experience of working with staff at all levels of an NHS organisation



  • Knowledge of clinical audit processes, procedures, methodologies and statistical techniques
  • Evidence of effective report writing skills



  • Ability to plan projects and guide clinical staff through the clinical audit process to an appropriate end point
  • Excellent standard of numeracy, literacy and communication


  • Knowledge of medical terminology

Employer details

Employer name

Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Holtye Road

East Grinstead

RH19 3DZ

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