Clinical Audit Support Officer

Wirral University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
United Kingdom
23 Feb 2021
25 Feb 2021
Job role
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.

Job overview

An exciting opportunity has arisen in Wirral University Teaching Hospital Teaching Hospital in the Clinical Effectiveness Team within the Governance Support Unit for a Clinical Audit Support Officer based in Arrowe Park Hospital.

Reporting to the Clinical Effectiveness Manager, the post holder will work as part of the integrated Governance Support team supporting a work stream to facilitate the delivery of the Trust Audit Agenda.

Prior experience of governance is not essential for this role, however an ability to use administration systems such as excel and word is required as well as experience of working to challenging deadlines and providing support to clinical teams .

You will need to be a strong team member and be able to use initiative to work autonomously to support the wider team.

Main duties of the job
  • Providing practical support for audits, e.g. requesting case notes from Medical Records
  • Undertaking audit data collection
  • Presentation and collation of audit data
  • Escalate concerns in line with the Risk Management policy.

Working for our organisation

For further information regarding the role advertised, please refer to detailed Job description and person specification attached

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
For further information regarding the role advertised, please refer to detailed Job description and person specification attached

Person specification

Essential criteria
  • Microsoft Office

Desirable criteria
  • Experience of analysing and interpreting complex / multifunctional data sets
  • Basic knowledge of organisational and management structures in the NHS

Essential criteria
  • A level education or equivalent

Desirable criteria
  • Excel intermediate

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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

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
  • Job Description ( PDF , 301.7 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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