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Quality And Safety Leaders - Internal Only

NHS AfC: Band 6

Main area
Medicine
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 6
Contract
Fixed term: 12 months (Cross-Bay Post)
Hours
Full time: 37.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday)
Job ref
331-B7930121-A
Site
FGH & RLI
Town
Barrow-in-Furness and Lancaster
Salary
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
02/03/2021 23:59

''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay has been nationally recognised as the UK’s most inclusive NHS organisation. As such we have a firm commitment to strengthening the diversity of our workforce, and therefore welcome and encourage applications from likeminded people who can support our ambition to become effortlessly inclusive. We are particularly keen to hear from protected groups – including BAME, LGBT+ and people with a disability.


Job overview

This post is only open to current employees of University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust 

This is a full-time post, 37.5hours Monday to Friday, based within either FGH or RLI, with some travel across both sites.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Medicine Care Group to work within the Patient Safety Team. 

You will be required  to work under the direction of the Patient Safety Manager to implement and monitor the effectiveness of clinical risk management, lead and support with clinical incident investigations, review and advise on policies and procedures within the Care Group, including advising on issues related to policy change and the development of good practice. 

 

For more information or an informal chat, please contact Louise Pucknell, Patient Safety Manager on 07980 752290 or via Teams.

Main duties of the job

Work under the direction of the Patient Safety Manager to implement and monitor the effectiveness of clinical risk management, lead and support with clinical incident investigations, review and advise on policies and procedures within the Care Group, advising on issues related to policy change and the development of good practice.

Advise the Patient Safety Manager on methods of reducing clinical risks that could be utilised within the Trust and any tactics that could be used in their implementation.

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Working for our organisation

Anyone newly appointed to the trust will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period (this includes bank staff). This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment

Essential requirements for the role:

  • Registered Nurse
  • NMC Registered
  • Post registration qualification in relevant area that has enhanced clinical practice.
  • Mentoring and assessing qualification.

 

 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Work under the direction of the Patient Safety Manager to implement and monitor the effectiveness of clinical risk management, lead and support with clinical incident investigations, review and advise on policies and procedures within the Care Group, advising on issues related to policy change and the development of good practice.

Advise the Patient Safety Manager on methods of reducing clinical risks that could be utilised within the Trust and any tactics that could be used in their implementation.

  • Incident Management
  • Report Completion
  • Risk Register Responsibilities
  • Procedural Document Group
  • Nice Guidelines, Risk Register and Clinical Audit
  • Nurses Responsibility

Person specification

Registered Nurse with experience of Ulysses and Lorenzo computer system management

Essential criteria
  • Experience of managing patient safety investigations
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the United Kingdom (UK) are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Please note that from January 2021, to work in the UK all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship hereWork in the UK. It is vital that you provide full and accurate details of your current immigration status on the application form. Overseas applicants applying for entry clearance into the UK must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided in continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Guidance can be found hereCriminal records checks for overseas applicants. Not everyone needs a ‘Skilled Worker’ visa. If you are applying for a vacancy in health or adult social care, check if you’re eligible to apply for the Health and Care Worker visa instead. It’s cheaper to apply for and you do not need to pay the annual immigration health surcharge

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Louise Pucknell
Job title
Patient Safety Manager, Medicine Care Group
Email address
louise.pucknell@mbht.nhs.uk
Telephone number
07980 752290
Additional information

Please feel free to call into see me for an informal chat at FGH level 6, or via Teams.