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Clinical Audit Facilitator

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
3 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
The Clinical Audit team have an exciting opportunity to join them, to work, support and contribute to the implementation and management of the Clinical Audit programme and framework at Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust.

We are looking for an organised and resourceful individual with a 'can do' attitude who enjoys working with people and data.

The postholder will assist with the development, delivery, reporting and promotion of a robust and effective clinical audit programme within a Clinical Audit framework. They will collaborate with a wide range of staff across Care Groups to develop and sustain a culture of quality improvement through clinical audit and other quality initiatives.

They will support clinical audit projects in line with the Trust objectives and priorities set by the Board, Quality Improvement Agenda and clinical services senior management. To assist in audit activity related to National Audits, CQUIN's, KPI's and National Confidential Inquiry.

Main duties of the job

Support all aspects of clinical audit activity and NICE guidance. Plan own clinical audit activities according to the needs and priorities of the organisation.

Participating in the planning and development of the Trust clinical audit programme in accordance with Trust Clinical priorities and objectives using local systems for the monitoring of Trust wide audits.

Support the delivery of national audits by obtaining data sample, perform data quality and validtiy checks to ensure the sample fits the eligibility criteria. Meet with service leads/consultants to discuss the project, responsible for quality checking returns and inputting on external national database, ensuring all deadlines throughout the project are met within a timely manner.

Support in all aspects of the clinical audit cycle by researching topics, designing bespoke audit tools, collecting data, analaysing large quantities of complex data using statitistical techniques, with accuracy and interpreting the findings.

Enhance and maintain databases and spreadsheets to enable collation of additional information for regular monitoring.

Communicate audit findings to the relevant forums ie Clinical Audit & Assurance Monitoring Group (CAAMG), SLT meetings and other committee meetings chaired by a member of the Trust board.

About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400members of staff, who deliver services from more than160locations.

We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford,Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.

Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.

Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.

Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Essential requirements for the post include: Experience of working within the NHS. Knowledge/experience of clinical audit. Experience of qualitative and quantitative methodologies or undertaking data analysis. Highly competent in the use of excel, word, databases and spreadsheets and report writing. See Job description for further details.

Person Specification



  • Educated to degree level or equivalent qualifications or relevant experience


  • Knowledge and experience with ECDL, PRINCE2
  • NVQ Business Administration 2
  • Clinical audit certificate/training



  • At least 12 months experience of clinical audit
  • Experience of working within the NHS or other healthcare provider where electronic patient records are used
  • Experience of conducting clinical audit projects/project management
  • Experience of using qualative and quantitative methodologies or undertaking data analysis

Skills and Knowledge


  • Highly competent in the use of computers, including word, databases, spreadsheets
  • Excellent analytical skills using advanced EXCEL/SPSS, Powerpoint
  • Experience of producing accurate and efffective reports that are shared with internal and external stake holders
  • Experience of analysing and interpreting complex written and numerical data
  • Experience of working on multiple projects


  • Knowledge/experience of working within a mental health environment

Personal Attributes


  • Flexible attitude to working environment and ability to work as part of team
  • Well organised, methodical
  • Ability to work in a confidential and sensitive manner
  • Ability to liaise across wide range of interests and professions


  • Car driver - to cover multi sites across the Trust

Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT


Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust, Knowsley Building

Prestwich, Bury New Road


M25 3BL

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