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Patient Safety Incident Investigator

James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Great Yarmouth
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Patient Safety and Quality team for a Patient Safety Incident Investigator.

This is a new and dynamic role that supports the Trust's positive patient safety culture and would be an excellent opportunity for someone wishingto build upon existing experience and further develop their interest in Patient Safety.

Main duties of the job

The Patient Safety Incident Investigator will work Trust-wide, managing and assuring the quality and effectiveness of all types of patient safetyinvestigations and process as part of the Trust's annually agreed Patient Safety Incident Response Plan (PSIRP) as required within the PatientSafety Incident Response Framework (PSIRF).

They will work in collaboration with both internal and external patient safety stakeholders to investigate, analyse and use judgement through the collation of evidence and findings using the agreed methods within the Trust's PSIRF. Theoutcome will be the identification and implementation of systems learning from a patient safety incident that will then guide sustainable riskreduction and service improvement, ensuring that a Just and Learning Culture and human factors principles are maintained.

The Patient Safety Incident Investigator will also provide senior leadership to the wider Patient Safety and Quality team.

About us

We want to attract the best and brightest people to work with us and that means we will look after you from the moment you apply for a role at the Trust and throughout your career with us. Our staff are central to everything we do, and we believe that investing in you is crucial if we want to enable you to reach your full potential.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification for a full and comprehensive overview for this position.

Person Specification



  • Senior manager with health related experience
  • Graduate or equivalent Health Professional qualification
  • Evidence of commitment to ongoing personal and professional development



  • Demonstrable evidence of project management experience and the delivery of objectives at a senior organisational level
  • Proven experience in clinical incident investigation report writing
  • Extensive senior level experience of investigating adverse incidents, developing and implementing action plans
  • Able to demonstrate examples of positive impact/change within the organisation at an advanced level
  • Experience of developing corporate policy and strategy



  • Familiarity with clinical terminology
  • IT skills with working knowledge of databases and spreadsheets analysis
  • Advanced presentation skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to communicate complex and sensitive information

Employer details

Employer name

James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


James Paget University Hospital

Lowestoft Road

Great Yarmouth

NR31 6LA

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