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Patient Safety Project Support Analyst

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rota/pa
Closing date
18 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Part Time
The UHDB Corporate Patient Safety Team are passionate about supporting the organisation to deliver high quality care to our service users and their families. We are seeking a proactive and motivated Project Support Data Analyst to join our team and support our mission. The ideal candidate will be responsible for sourcing data from relevant sources, analysing themes and trends within the data and presenting this to the team and wider stakeholders in an accessible way. The candidate will also be required to use their analyst skills to support the team with patient safety team to establish, complete and monitor ongoing improvement work.

Qualifications and Skills: We are looking for a candidate with proven experience in analysing data and project management. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required, along with the ability to work under own authority, plan, and prioritise tasks to meet deadlines. Adaptability to work in a dynamic and busy office environment is also crucial.

Main duties of the job

  • To provide support in the co-ordination, scoping and implementation of Trust Wide Patient Safety related projects and quality improvement.
  • Support Patient Safety Team in ensuring projects are established, run, and monitored.
  • Analyse data to produce reports for Patient Safety and quality improvement projects.
  • To provide administrative support on projects working with the Patient Safety Team.
  • Support several projects simultaneously.

Closing date of applications: 27 June 2024Interview date: 11 July 2024

About us

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

In return we will offer:
  • Development opportunities, both professional and leadership development
  • On-going support from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.
  • Staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key Facts:
  • We see on average 4810 OP appointments a day.
  • We are the 4 th busiest Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients department in England - an average of 2077 per week.
  • An average of 1115 patients are seen in A& Es across our network every day - 3rd largest in the country.
  • Our hospitals admit an average of 195 emergency patients daily.
  • Last year we undertook almost 33,700 planned surgical operations in our 57 operating theatres.
  • We are one of only 7 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres.
  • We carry out more than 140 elective procedures each working day.
  • UHDB is a research active University Hospital with a large and varied portfolio of clinical trials and research opportunities for all staff.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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Person Specification



  • - Higher education to degree level in relevant subject or equivalent level of working experience
  • - Knowledge of Microsoft Office and use of project management applications
  • - Evidence of knowledge or training in analytical software (i.e., Microsoft excel)
  • - Experience in an administrative or support role
  • - Awareness of Quality Improvement
  • - Good verbal and written skills
  • - Presentation skills
  • - Ability to work autonomously.
  • - Ability to be adaptable and flexible.


  • Quality Improvement Training
  • Project support experience

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Derby Hospital

Uttoxeter Road


DE22 3NE

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