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Quality Assurance
NHS AfC: Band 6
Part Time 18.75 hous per week
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NELFT NHS Foundation Trust
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Goodmayes Hospital
£26,565 to £35,577 pa (plus HCAS)
26/08/2017 23:59
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Quality Assurance Lead - ISA Contracts

NHS AfC: Band 6

Do you want to be part of an innovative, dynamic organisation that is committed to delivering the best care by the best people? We are looking to appoint people who are as passionate about high quality care as we are.

NELFT provides award winning community and mental healthcare for over 2 million people. We work to ensure our patients, their friends and family, feel confident that their health needs are well met. With an excellent reputation for research and development, our skilled health professionals are at the cutting edge of evidence-based innovation, opening up the possibilities for better ways of working and delivery of care.

We are committed to the delivering the best care for our patients. The successful candidate will share this commitment and demonstrate our Trust values.

We are committed to continuous learning to improve patient outcomes so this means that we are also committed to the professional development of our workforce. We want to ensure you have the opportunity to grow and progress within NELFT, so take the first step on this journey by joining us now.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the ISA Team as a Quality Assurance Lead.
We are looking for an enthusiastic & dynamic individual to be responsible for ensuring that all NELFT contracted care providers meet the Trust’s quality and assurance framework.
The post holder will achieve this by providing quality assurance in monitoring contracts with care providers to ensure consistent, high quality care that is cost effective and provides positive outcomes to service users and CCG’s. The applicant should have a Nurse, Occupational Therapy or Social Work qualification and ideally experience in working in a mental health setting..

• To be responsible for assessing all NELFT contracted Care Providers in line with the Trust Quality and Assurance Framework as based on the Care Quality Commission domains.
• To ensure a Quality and Assurance review is completed and recorded for each provider organization on an annual basis.
• Create and monitor systems and processes to support and streamline workflow in relation to quality assurance and monitoring.
• To ensure all NELFT contracted Care Providers meet the trust Quality and Assurance Framework.
• To be able to effectively communicate with colleagues, peers, senior managers and clinical leads within the Trust to include Integrated Care Directors, as well as externally with key stakeholders from NHS England, local CCG’s, Local Authority commissioners.

At NELFT we set very high standards to ensure we provide quality services. We require prospective employees to carry out an online literacy and numeracy test, equivalent to NVQ Level 2.

This post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff).

This post also attracts payment for High Cost Area Supplement of 15% of the basic salary (with a minimum of £3,483 to a maximum of £4,439).

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Sharon Millar
Tel: 0300-555-1201 x 67222

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