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Quality and Audit Facilitator

Employer
Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Wexham, Slough
Salary
£29,827 to £36,310 per annum INCL HCAS
Closing date
27 Jun 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A vacancy has arisen in the Quality and Audit team at Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust. This will be a 12 month fixed-term/secondment role with a view to permanency.

This role is an exciting opportunity to influence the delivery of the Trust strategy and help us continuously improve.

Management of data is a key element of the role, and we are looking for an individual who has strong attention to detail and is able to support data quality.

There will also be a focus on supporting clinical colleagues to make changes that positively impact patient care and outcomes.

We are looking for a person who can help manage projects and also drive workstreams forward across the Trust.

This is a cross-site role and will involve being based at Wexham Park Hospital, with travel to Frimley Park Hospital required occasionally.

We are a close knit team who pride ourselves on how we support each other. We embody the Trust values of committed to excellence, working together and facing the future. We support flexible working where possible and promote a strong work / life balance, despite the demanding nature of the roles we fulfil.

If you would like the chance to develop and feel you have the right skills, please do apply.

For more information, contact Joana Carmo on 07795 603438 or Emma-Joy Owen on 07341 509619

Main duties of the job

We are looking for an individual who can proficiently manage cross site projects that align with the Trusts national and local audit programme and /or quality strategy. They would be requiredto support leadership with Trust-wide change and continuous quality improvement and welcome responsibility for specific clinical audit functions throughout the Trust to promote clinical effectiveness, including the search for, collation, analysis, preparation and presentation of audit results.

This position offers the opportunity to promote projects which arise from National/Regional/Trust/local priorities, and from Patient Safety & Risk issues whilst supporting the development of Trust wide and directorate level audit plan that reflects Trust / national priorities.

About us

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust provides NHS hospital services for around 900,000 people across Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey and south Buckinghamshire.

We brought together Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Frimley Park Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to create Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust on 1 October 2014.

Our three core values, and the behaviours that support them, guide everything we do and set out what we expect of our staff in the way they treat patients, visitors, service users and each other, Committed to Excellence, Working Together and Facing the Future.

We are also proud to host the Defence Medical Group South East at Frimley Park with military surgical, medical and nursing personnel working alongside the hospital's NHS staff providing care to patients in all specialties

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Part of cross site quality and audit team, coordinating/assisting in quality improvement and clinical audit projects working with clinical colleagues to understand and maximise appropriate audit activities
  • To train staff requiring clinical audit skills within the organisation and promote the agreed quality improvement methodology for the Trust
  • Liaise with all disciplines and levels of clinical staff and patients as required (External and Trust)
  • To design and develop proforma for new audit activity
  • To carry out retrospective and prospective audits (National and local), retrieving and screening complex and sensitive data from medical records and other relevant data sources and accurately record this information in accordance with clinical audit procedures and Data Protection Protocols, and Freedom of Information Act
  • To enter where required, analyse and summarise data for overview by clinical staff requesting audit information using databases and platforms as necessary
  • To produce and present statistics and document audit findings in report style and in presentations to influence clinical practice
  • Audit to include National priorities arising from National Service Frameworks, National Institute for Clinical Effectiveness, National Confidential Enquiries into Patient Outcome and Deaths, Royal Colleges, Local Implementation Teams etc, as well as audit of local protocols and risk issues


Person Specification

IT experience

Essential

  • Excel experience and skills
  • Advanced ability to collect, collate and analyse data
  • MS office experience


Competencies

Essential

  • Negotiation and facilitation skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently
  • Incluencing skills/ managing change
  • Ability to manage, plan and prioritise own workload


Desirable

  • Experience creating and presenting information
  • Report writing experience


Functional Experience

Essential

  • Health care work - administrative or clinical
  • Experience dealing with staff at all levels


Employer details

Employer name

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Wexham Park Hospital

Wexham Street

Wexham, Slough

SL2 4HL

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