We have an exciting opportunity for an individual to join the Charity's Quality team.
Quality Assistant - 12 Month Secondment
Salary: £20,000 - £24,000 (Depending on experience)
St Andrew's Healthcare is the UK's largest mental health charity and a unique provider of specialist and secure care in mental health and learning disability. We aspire to deliver truly world class, holistic services within our outstanding, modern facilities. Our independence means we can always put patients' interests at the heart of decision making, while re-investing surpluses in frontline services. We are currently progressing through an intense period of quality change and these roles are integral to this work.
This role is designed to support the Quality Business Partners in the monitoring of best practice quality standards to ensure consistent legislative and regulatory compliance within designated IPUs. To support ward teams to continuously improve compliance standards by assisting them with the development of action plans and by monitoring and reporting on their implementation.
As Quality Assistant you will report to the Quality Business Partner supporting our Birmingham site. Your key purpose will be to support ward teams to continuously improve compliance standards by assisting them with the development of action plans and by monitoring and reporting on their implementation.
You will need to work collaboratively with ward teams and other colleagues to conduct checks, audits and analyse qualitative and quantative data to determine compliance with the CQC standards and other commissioner quality standards where required.
You will provide project support for continuous improvement and IPU innovation to improve practice and work with the IPUs to drive high performance across all standards associated with the delivery of patient care.
We're looking for enthusiastic and approachable individuals with good organisational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities to regular tight deadlines.
You will have a track record of producing work with a high degree of accuracy and show a keen eye for detail. You will be a proactive relationship builder and a good team player, with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Our patients and your colleagues will expect you to live the St Andrew's CARE values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence every single day.
- Sickness policy on par with the NHS
- 35 days annual leave, increasing to 41 after 10 years' service
- Life cover
- Car lease scheme
- Cycle to work scheme
- Healthcare cash plan
- Free parking
- Paid DBS application
- Access to free vocational qualifications