Clinical Effectiveness & Audit Manager

Wirral University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
United Kingdom
26 Oct 2020
27 Oct 2020
Job role
Experience level
All new colleagues can expect to receive a warm and friendly Wirral welcome from the very first time they make contact with us. We are described as "competent and caring staff" by our patients.

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is situated on The Wirral peninsula which has a stunning coastline and beautiful countryside surroundings, with great activities for its residents.

We are one of the largest and busiest acute Trusts in the North West of England, comprising of the Wirral's only Emergency Department. We provide a high quality range of acute care services and employ over 6,000 staff, who serve a population of approximately 400,000 people across Wirral, Ellesmere Port, Neston, North Wales and the wider North West footprint.

We have approximately 855 beds trust-wide and our financial turnover is in excess of £337m.

The Wirral is easily accessible with excellent transport links including motorway, train, bus or ferry and within easy reach to the major cities of Liverpool, Chester and Manchester as well as neighbouring North Wales.

Clinical Effectiveness & Audit Manager

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust for a suitably qualified professional to lead the Clinical Effectiveness and Audit agenda. The post will form part of the Governance Support Unit and will lead on the development of wider Corporate Clinical Effectiveness and Audit Strategy, to support and enable the provision of high quality, safe care to our patients.

You will be able to identify our learning so that we remain on a journey of continuous improvement for our patients and staff. You will provide leadership, support, expert advice and guidance to the divisions and will be responsible for recruitment, appraisal and performance management of the Clinical Effectiveness and Audit Team.

The remit covers the co-ordination of the National Audits and National Confidential Enquiries, delivery of the Trust Audit priorities, implementation of NICE, and support of the Trust Clinical Guidelines.

You will be expected to deliver on a range of projects and will have responsibility for supporting frontline teams in demonstrating high quality care and overseeing the CQC inspection and ongoing engagement processes with the Trust.

The post holder will also be required to develop, implement and sustain an effective training/educational programme for clinicians, managers and audit staff to ensure the continued development of the Clinical Audit and Effectiveness throughout the Trust

You will be joining the Governance Support Unit at a time of dynamic change and this is a real opportunity for a forward thinking individual to really influence agenda for Clinical Effectiveness and Audit.

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Please note; that if you are offered a position, your personal details will automatically be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system (ESR).

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download
  • Job Description & Person Specification ( PDF , 414.9 KB )
  • Corporate & Local Induction ( PDF , 507.1 KB )
  • Probationary Periods ( PDF , 124.1 KB )
  • Safe Employment Policy ( PDF , 564.8 KB )
  • Guidance Notes for Applicants ( PDF , 1.2 MB )
  • GDPR Privacy Notice for applicants ( PDF , 290.4 KB )
  • Vision Values Behaviours ( PDF , 515.6 KB )

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