HEALTH & SAFETY- QUALITY & CLINICAL AUDIT MANAGER £ 40 -50 K - Truro

Recruiter
Prior HR
Location
Truro
Posted
12 Feb 2018
Closes
18 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
In brief this post will require you to -

● Promote, lead and ensure a strong clinical governance system which continually improves the quality of services and safeguards excellent standards of care by creating an environment in which excellence in clinical care will flourish.
● Develop and maintain quality audit systems that are robust, timely and provide a key development tool for the services, including SMART (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant and Time-based) action plans and candid reporting to Senior and Service Management to ensure weaknesses are identified and eradicated.
● Ensure group policies and procedures are fit for purpose, concise and up to date with current best practice by keeping abreast of information, direction and guidance provided by Senior Management, commissioners/users of services, CQC, NMC, NICE and SCIE.
● Lead the group in all aspects and development of care planning and medications administration.
● Lead, manage and develop group quality assurance information and follow up planning for group services.
● Develop and ensure that risk management systems and processes, including operational risk registers, actively support the identification, management and, where necessary, escalation of individual safety risks.
● Provide reliable, professional and accessible risk management and assurance advice and support to managers and staff at all levels in the organisation.
● Play a lead role in the development of a risk aware culture throughout the organisation.
● Lead on the provision of analysis of resident safety incidents, claims and complaints data to identify key risk themes and trends to support organisational learning and continuous improvement.
● Develop partnership working with Senior Management and Service Managers to promote, develop and supervise clinical and complex care practice delivered through nurses, specialist HCAs and HCAs as necessary.
● Ensure any and all policy and practice changes are embedded with appropriate training in conjunction with Senior Management and training department as necessary.
● Provide management support for homes where required in the event of absence.
● Develop a high personal profile and work closely with the service managers to promote, develop and maintain positive and effective working relationships with regulators and external professionals, (CQC, Service Improvements, Safeguarding, GPs etc), to ensure that the best possible care and outcomes are achieved for our residents.
● Promote links to other agencies within the community.
● Any other duties as reasonably expected.

In line with Health and Safety Policy the job holder is expected to;
● Take reasonable care of his/her own health, safety and welfare and that of other people who may be affected by his/her actions or omissions.
● To comply with health and safety law and Health and safety Policies and Procedures.
● Not to misuse or interfere with, intentionally or recklessly, anything provided in the interests of safety.

The job holder is also expected to :
● Act in an honest, responsible and respectful manner to others.
● Be responsible for their own professional conduct.
● Comply everywhere and in all circumstances with the laws and regulations connected with their activities.
● Comply with our obligations to our key stakeholders.
● To attend mandatory training as required.

Person specification

● Promote, lead and ensure a strong clinical governance system which continually improves the quality of services and safeguards excellent standards of care by creating an environment in which excellence in clinical care will flourish.
● Develop and maintain quality audit systems that are robust, timely and provide a key development tool for the services, including SMART (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant and Time-based) action plans and candid reporting to Senior and Service Management to ensure weaknesses are identified and eradicated.
● Ensure group policies and procedures are fit for purpose, concise and up to date with current best practice by keeping abreast of information, direction and guidance provided by Senior Management, commissioners/users of services, CQC, NMC, NICE and SCIE.
● Lead the group in all aspects and development of care planning and medications administration.
● Lead, manage and develop group quality assurance information and follow up planning for group services.
● Develop and ensure that risk management systems and processes, including operational risk registers, actively support the identification, management and, where necessary, escalation of individual safety risks.
● Provide reliable, professional and accessible risk management and assurance advice and support to managers and staff at all levels in the organisation.
● Play a lead role in the development of a risk aware culture throughout the organisation.
● Lead on the provision of analysis of resident safety incidents, claims and complaints data to identify key risk themes and trends to support organisational learning and continuous improvement.
● Develop partnership working with Senior Management and Service Managers to promote, develop and supervise clinical and complex care practice delivered through nurses, specialist HCAs and HCAs as necessary.
● Ensure any and all policy and practice changes are embedded with appropriate training in conjunction with Senior Management and training department as necessary.
● Provide management support for homes where required in the event of absence.
● Develop a high personal profile and work closely with the service managers to promote, develop and maintain positive and effective working relationships with regulators and external professionals, (CQC, Service Improvements, Safeguarding, GPs etc), to ensure that the best possible care and outcomes are achieved for our residents.
● Promote links to other agencies within the community.
● Any other duties as reasonably expected.

In line with Health and Safety Policy the job holder is expected to;
● Take reasonable care of his/her own health, safety and welfare and that of other people who may be affected by his/her actions or omissions.
● To comply with health and safety law and Health and safety Policies and Procedures.
● Not to misuse or interfere with, intentionally or recklessly, anything provided in the interests of safety.

The job holder is also expected to :
● Act in an honest, responsible and respectful manner to others.
● Be responsible for their own professional conduct.
● Comply everywhere and in all circumstances with the laws and regulations connected with their activities.
● Comply with our obligations to our key stakeholders.
● To attend mandatory training as required.

For more details please call Jonathan in Total Confidence

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