Senior Clinical Audit & Governance Facilitator, Band 6

Recruiter
Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
Redhill, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 Nov 2019
Closes
13 Nov 2019
Ref
1299440988
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Our Trust

Surrey & Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust has been rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and our staff tell us that we are a great place to work.

We provide emergency and non-emergency services to the residents of East Surrey, North-East West Sussex, and South Croydon, including the major towns of Crawley, Horsham, Reigate and Redhill; a community of over 535,000 people.

At East Surrey Hospital in Redhill, we provide acute and complex services and a range of outpatient, diagnostic services whilst Crawley Hospital and Horsham in West Sussex and Caterham Dene Hospital and Oxted Health Centre in Surrey provide less complex planned services. East Surrey Hospital is also the nearest trauma unit for Gatwick Airport.

We are one of the best performing Trusts in England:
  • The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has given us an outstanding rating
  • SASH are in the top 20% nationally for staff recommending the Trust as a place to work or receive treatment
  • Our workforce are amongst the most motivated in the country; SASH is well above the national average for overall staff engagement
  • We are one of the safest hospitals in the country according to CQC's intelligent monitoring
  • Up to 96% of people surveyed would recommend us to their friends and family
  • We are a National Patient Safety Awards Winner

Senior Divisional Clinical Audit and Governance Facilitator

Band 6

34 hours per week (12 month fixed term maternity cover)

We are looking for a motivated healthcare professional to join our surgical division governance team to cover a period of maternity leave. Educated to degree level or with previous experience of clinical audit, the post holder will be responsible for facilitating, undertaking and monitoring clinical audit activity and continuous quality improvement. They will also provide a central resource of clinical audit knowledge and provide advice on clinical audit methods and procedures to the divisional specialties.

The post holder will also have the opportunity to assist with risk issues as directed by the risk and governance manager for surgery.

Applicants will need to be well organised, efficient and have a facilitative and supportive style of team working. They will require effective communication and interpersonal skills, enabling them to develop positive working relationships with clinical and administrative staff at all levels in the Trust.

Applicants will need proven IT skills in Excel, Word and PowerPoint and have an understanding of databases. They will also need high level report writing skills and keen attention to detail.

Whilst primarily responsible to the risk and governance manager for surgery, the post holder will be expected to manage their own workload, have a flexible approach to competing priorities and meet regular deadlines.

For further information about the role, please contact Suzanne Robinson, Divisional Risk and Governance Manager on 01737 768511 ext 2713.

We are proud of our diverse workforce and actively encourage applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, race and ethnicity, religion or belief and sexual orientation. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a variety of ways throughout the application process.

Staff benefits include on-site car parking for staff, Boots and WHSmith shops, restaurant facilities, full educational library services, on-site nursery at East Surrey Hospital and excellent rail and bus links. Metrobus are offering all new staff one month's free travel to East Surrey Hospital when they first join (please contact the company for details and Terms & Conditions). We also participate in a car sharing scheme and provide lockable storage for cycles.

Successful candidates will be appointed to the first pay step within the band when they start with the Trust (unless they have previous relevant NHS continuous service), thereafter individuals will progress up the pay steps in accordance with Agenda for change terms and conditions. For part time roles you will receive a pro rata'd (proportional) salary payment based on the appropriate pay step/point and hours worked in accordance with AfC and all medical & dental terms and conditions.

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust operate a 24 hour 365 day a year service and all nursing, clinical and operational roles will require staff to work 24/7 shifts (if required) unless you are specifically advised otherwise as part of the recruitment process.

On rare occasions some vacancies may expire before the advertised closing date.

Due to the volume of applications received we are unlikely to advise individual applicants if they have not been shortlisted. If we have not been in contact within four weeks of the closing date please consider that your applications has been unsuccessful.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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