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Band 6 Clinical Compliance Officer

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Full Time
The Trusts Clinical Governance and Patient Safety department supports the delivery of clinical governance, patient safety and clinical compliance in line with the Trust's governance and quality agenda.

The successful candidate will have the ability to analyse and communicate complex data using a variety of different means i.e. verbal, written, presentation and enhanced communication skills. Experience of working within compliance is essential and prior experience of working within a large health care setting is also desirable.

We are looking for somebody who:

* has experience and/or an understanding of working within clinical governance, including CQC standards, and clinical licences and accreditation.

* is able to determine, review and analyse evidence against set standards or to investigate specific patient safety or staff concerns

* is able to manage a team

* is computer literate, including using excel, managing heavy data and extracting information for reporting

* is able to organise their own workload and meet demanding deadlines

* is confident building relationships with senior staff and external regulators

* is able to work flexibly and responsively to the needs of the service and the wider hospital

The role will be based at Queen Elizabeth Hospital with the opportunity for some home working. You may be required to work at any of the Trust sites for meetings and inspections.

Main duties of the job

Working closely with and on behalf of the Clinical Compliance Lead the post holder will:

*Carry out the process for information gathering for the CQC hospital insight profile undertaking complex and detailed information analysis of specific indicators requiring high levels of concentration.

*Oversee the external visits and peer review process, ensuring all external visits and peer reviews are registered and adequate support is provided to the clinical team in preparation for their visit or review.

*Coordinate and support the Trusts internal and external requirements in relation to statutory, regulatory, NHS and internal compliance. To include setting up systems to allow the Trust to monitor and measure its compliance with external standards including CQC Registration and support relevant staff to achieve compliance.

*Establish and maintain an effective system for conducting spot-check assurance & compliance audits across the Trust on a periodic basis and report findings to appropriate staff and committees.

*Deliver reports that inform the Trust's executive team of clinical compliance in areas reviewed.

*Manage and maintain the compliance framework to ensure individual and statutory reporting requirements are met within the required timescales and have been reviewed through the Trust's risk management and committee structures.

*Oversee compliance with the administration of the Trust's Controlled Document Policy and Procedure in relation to managing Clinical Documents.

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Smoke-Free premises hospital.

Job description

Job responsibilities

*Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person Specification



  • * Undergraduate Degree or relevant experience.
  • * Further evidence of post graduate knowledge training or experience.



  • * Evidence of a methodical approach and effective organisational skills.
  • * Experience working in a compliance role.
  • * Demonstrable understanding of NHS care structures and information flows within the NHS Knowledge and understanding of clinical compliance.
  • * In depth knowledge of clinical audit and the ability to provide detailed guidance on these requirements to Trust staff.

Additional Criteria


  • * Good communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to provide detailed audit advice to staff.
  • * IT literate -- Intermediate level MS office skills.
  • * Advanced keyboard and computer skills.
  • * Excellent written, verbal, presentation, analytical and numeric skills.
  • * Ability to manage own workload, to work under pressure with deadlines.
  • * Ability to use own initiative to determine the most appropriate methods to achieve expected work tasks and outcomes.
  • * Ability to influence and interact with people at varying levels.
  • * Ability to build positive relations within the outside the organisation, with health professionals and managers.
  • * Able to work to internal policy and procedure timescales.
  • * Confident, Self-motivated, Enthusiastic and able to motivate others.
  • * Ability to communicate with all staff groups.
  • * Ability to demonstrate a degree of resilience when communicating new concepts or work practices to others.
  • * Ability to work under pressure, prioritise workloads and meet tight deadlines.
  • * Excellent organisational skills and administrative ability.
  • * Team player.
  • * A proven problem-solving ability, interpret data and report data in a format which is consistent with the needs of the audience.* May be required to work flexible hours to suit meeting requirements with clinical staff.

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust


Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Mindelsohn Way


West Midlands

B15 2TH

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