Clinical Audit and Effectiveness Advisor

Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust
Dartford, Kent, United Kingdom
GBP 12.57 - 15.45 per hour
23 Feb 2021
02 Mar 2021
Job role
Clinical Audit and Effectiveness Advisor

Job Reference: 252-2806017-A

Employer: Department: Clinical Audit Location: Darent Valley Hospital, Dartford Salary: £26,152 - £32,145 per annum

37.5 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Audit & Improvement Advisor to work as part of the Governance function within the Trust.

This post supports the development of high quality clinical audit and improvement projects designed to identify appropriate improvement measures and to support the assurance objectives of the Trust. The post holder will work alongside medical and clinical staff to provide expert advice and guidance on technical aspects of audit and improvement techniques, including the design of robust data collection and analysis methodologies.

The position requires an individual who has experience of designing audit and assurance assignment methodologies and is passionate about improving the quality of care in the NHS.

If you have worked designing risk based audit / improvement / assurance projects, have a high level of organisational, communication and IT skills, and can produce timely work to a high standard, then this could be the job for you.

For further information please contact Peter Searle, Clinical Audit & Effectiveness Manager at

For further details / informal visits contact:

Peter Searle, Telephone 01322 428100

Previous applicants need not re-apply.

Our staff are our most valuable asset. We are committed to making staff feel appreciated, supported and included in the Trust's successes. Our mission is to be an outstanding place to work providing the very best care for our patients and excellent career opportunities for our staff. Everything we do is guided by our core values and behaviours, identified by our staff and embedded throughout the organisation.

We have the highest CQC rating of all Acute NHS Trusts in Kent and Medway (Good). The CQC highlighted that managers promoted a positive culture that supported, valued staff and created a sense of common purpose based upon shared values.

The Trust is a great place to work, stay, develop a career and enjoy a healthy work life balance. We have made and are delivering on a wide range of commitments to staff; health and wellbeing; equality; diversity and inclusion; access to education and career development. During 2020 we are setting up quality councils, driven by our staff to create a culture of shared governance and quality improvement.

We have a strong focus on innovation and improvement. Part of Guy's and St Thomas' (GSTT) 'Healthcare Alliance' we are introducing new models of care to improve clinical outcomes for patients. Our association with GSTT also gives staff wishing to develop their skills excellent opportunities to work across numerous specialities.

As our local population increases, our services and skills are expanding and adapting to meet demand. We are continuously looking at best practice models to enhance and improve the services we offer.

The Trust provides services at Darent Valley Hospital and Queen Mary's Hospital, for a local population of over 500,000 people.

If you would like to be part of our innovative and forward thinking team putting patients at the centre of all we do, we invite you to #joinourfamily.

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