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Lead Clinical Audit & Effectiveness Co-ordinator

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and efficient Lead Clinical Audit and Effectiveness Co-ordinator to join the Clinical Audit and Effectiveness Team at Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

The Clinical Audit and Effectiveness Team supports the development, implementation and monitoring of programmes of local and national clinical audit and clinical effectiveness throughout the Trust to benefit patient care, safety, and experience.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will have site responsibilities for supporting improvement in the delivery of quality care, by developing the Clinical Effectiveness and Clinical Audit agenda.

They will co-ordinate the dissemination, implementation, and monitoring of best practice guidance, proactively reaching out and collaborating with local teams and other healthcare organisations to support the completion of baseline assessments and associated Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, Timely (SMART) improvement plans.

In addition, the post holder will manage a small group of staff, providing day-to-day line management, supporting with training and development needs, and ensuring regular 1-1s and appraisals are undertaken in line with Trust policy.

About us

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was created on 1 October 2019 following the merger of two adult acute Trusts, Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust.

The merger provides an opportunity to reconfigure services in a way that provides the best healthcare services to the city and improves the quality of care and health outcomes that patients experience.

The Trust runs Aintree University Hospital, Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool University Dental Hospital and the Royal Liverpool University Hospital.

It serves a core population of around 630,000 people across Merseyside as well as providing a range of highly specialist services to a catchment area of more than two million people in the North West region and beyond.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information about this post, please see attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification



  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Evidence of further learning in Quality Management Systems
  • Evidence of continuing professional development to support the delivery of quality governance within a healthcare setting



  • Significant experience of working in a Clinical Audit and Effectiveness Team, ideally within a healthcare setting
  • Experience of delivering clinical audit and effectiveness objectives
  • Experience of effective negotiation and influencing skills to drive change and performance
  • Experience of advising and liaising with staff at all levels of an organisation
  • Experience of project management
  • Previous experience of managing staff, including workload allocation, performance management, appraisal, and objective setting



  • High level knowledge of national requirements and best practice in relation to the management of the clinical audit and effectiveness agenda
  • Knowledge of the Trust Quality Governance Framework and wider clinical governance agenda
  • Knowledge of the role and purpose of external reviews and associated best practice
  • Knowledge of the NHS and current issues/regulations in healthcare, particularly related to the clinical audit and effectiveness agenda


  • Knowledge of quality improvement science



  • Excellent communication, (written and verbal) presentation and report writing skills
  • Highly developed, data analysis and interpretation of information skills
  • Highly developed digital skills, including use of Microsoft 365 and associated software, virtual meeting rooms and infographics
  • Ability to make and implement decisions
  • Ability to create an environment of psychological safety, to support and motivate individuals and teams


  • Coaching skills, including appreciative enquiry, listening and constructive challenge



  • Ability to travel between sites to attend meetings as required
  • Positive, can-do attitude and enthusiasm
  • Ability to work independently and on own initiative
  • Tenacious, resilient and able to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Ability to cope in a rapidly changing environment

Employer details

Employer name

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Williamson House

Wavertree Technology Park


L13 1HD

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