Lead for Patient Safety Incident Management

Employer
Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Worthing
Salary
£54,764 to £63,862 a year per annum
Closing date
4 Sep 2022

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Grade
Band 8B
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Is patient safety always at the forefront of your mind?

Are you excited at the prospect of leading the delivery of an effective patient safety incident system?

If so, our Band 8b Lead for Patient Safety Incident Management role may be just the one for you...

We are seeking a self-motivated, dynamic and forward-thinking professional to join our Clinical Governance Team to lead the delivery of an effective patient safety incident system. You should have, both the experience and motivation to ensure the provision of effective systems, structures and procedures in patient safety and incident management, ensuring the patient is at the centre of everything we do.

Main duties of the job

As Lead for Patient Safety Incident Management, you will support the Associate Director of Quality and Patient Safety, the Deputy Chief Nurse and the Patient Safety Specialist in the strategic leadership of patient safety.

The postholder will provide advice, consultancy and leadership with the purpose of supporting the development of a safety culture across the organisation for staff, patients and other stakeholders.

Working directly with the Associate Director of Quality and Patient Safety, members of the Clinical Governance Team, and in partnership with other managers and directors, the postholder will ensure the provision of effective systems, structures and procedures in patient safety and incident management.

The provision of detailed reports directly to the Trust board, interpretation and sharing of highly sensitive, highly complex and confidential information to a wide audience is a key feature of the role.

The post holder will be the contact point for external stakeholders, such as the CCG and NHSE in regards to incidents and serious incidents (SIs).

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details.

About us

We provide mental health and learning disability care for children, young people and adults across Sussex and for children and young people in Hampshire.

Working in Sussex & Hampshire:
  • Travel easily between coast and countryside, with a blend of picturesque villages and seaside towns
  • Enjoy a range of beautiful rural settings and bustling city locations
  • With easy access to Gatwick and Heathrow and excellent railway links across the UK there is plenty of opportunity for adventure

We'd love you to join our organisation that is rated 'good' overall and 'outstanding' for caring by the CQC. Our staff agree, in our recent staff survey 82% told us that they recognise that care for patients is our top priority.

Key staff survey results include:
  • 70% highlighting flexible working opportunities as a key point for satisfaction at work
  • 79% reporting feeling able to make suggestions to improve the work within their team
  • 77% identifying the opportunities to show initiative in their roles


Job description Job responsibilities

In order to be a successful Lead for Patient Safety Incident Management in our team you will be:
  • Experienced in working at operational and senior level
  • Have an understanding of the current context of the patient safety strategy
  • Comfortable working in a leadership role
  • Have a high level of skill in communicating

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details.

Please apply using the link in this advert, or for more information explore the attachments or contact:

Liz Chamberlain: Liz.Chamberlain@spft.nhs.uk

(We are happy to arrange informal visits currently Covid dependant)

Person Specification Qualifications Desirable
  • Registered professional with the NMC, HCPC or GMC
Knowledge / Experience Essential
  • Minimum of three years' experience at operational and senior level
  • An understanding of the current context of the patient safety strategy
  • Experience in communicating highly controversial or contentious issues
Skills Essential
  • Leadership and team building skills
  • Ability to design and deliver presentation and training events
Desirable
  • High level of skill in communicating extremely complicated ideas and principles
Planning & Organisational Skills Essential
  • Proven ability to produce and support the implementation of policies, procedures and guidelines on a Trust wide basis.
Mental Effort Essential
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and prioritise own and others work.
Approach / Values Essential
  • Demonstrate support for the values and beliefs of the Care Group and those of the Trust.


Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

354-CO-20891
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