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MSE Patient Safety Manager

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
Southend on Sea
£43,742 Per Annum (Pro Rata for Part Time)
Closing date
27 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Part Time
We have an exciting opportunity for someone with experience of incident management to join the MSE Patient Safety Team. With the transition to the Patient Safety Incident Response Framework commencing this year and the recent implementation of a new incident management system, this is a great time to join us.

We have a vacancy for a part time Patient Safety Manager. We are looking for a highly motivated individual passionate about quality and safety, with extremely good attention to detail, excellent communication skills and a good knowledge of the principles of incident management and patient safety.

So, if you want to use your expertise to ensure excellent patient care and safety across our trust, please apply today.

Main duties of the job

The Patient Safety Manager will work as a member of the Patient Safety Team to support an organisational safety culture that focusses on high quality care standards.

They will support managers and staff to ensure all incidents within the Trust are reviewed and that there is an appropriate response. They will:
  • promote a just culture that focusses on continuous improvement in relation to incident reporting and patient safety issues
  • support the management of the serious incident process
  • provide expert guidance and advice in incident and serious incident management and investigation in line with Trust, regional and national policy.
  • provide training in incident investigation including root cause analysis and report writing to all staff groups
  • provide high quality performance and aggregated incident reports to
  • provide assurance to all necessary internal and external bodies or indicate to the organisation that pro-active action needs to be taken to rectify gaps.

About us

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust is now one of the largest in the country, with a workforce of approximately 15,000 who serve a population of 1.2 million people.

We work together, and in conjunction with MSE Health and Care Partnership, to deliver excellent local and specialist services, to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients in a compassionate way, and provide a respectful, but vibrant place for staff to develop, innovate and build careers.

From facilities through to consultant specialists we want to be the best, to achieve this we need to recruit not just those who are the finest in their field but also those who have the potential to be. Yes, experience is important but so is outlook - if you are dynamic, forward-thinking and enthusiastic we want you to join us.

We not only offer you a good working environment with flexible working opportunities, but also the opportunity to develop your career with access to appropriate training for your job and the support to succeed and progress.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For full details about this varied and rewarding role, please see attached job description.

Previous Applications need not apply

We look forward to your application.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse or Allied Health Professional or educated to A level or diploma level with equivalent significant experience in a Patient Safety role



  • Substantial experience of the NHS, patient safety and clinical governance agenda
  • Proficient in the use a wide variety of IT and software packages
  • Experience of developing training materials and teaching to multidisciplinary teams


  • Significant experience in using risk management systems



  • Excellent standard of written English - demonstrated throughout application form
  • High level of interpersonal skills including the ability to lead, influence and motivate - demonstrated in previous experience and supporting information

Employer details

Employer name

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust



Britannia House

Southend on Sea


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