Quality Improvement Lead

Interaction Finance
£300 - 335 per day
12 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
An exciting opportunity has risen for an experienced Quality Improvement Lead to work within Central Government on a contract basis. This position is based in Derby, initially until February 2017 offering up to £335 per day ltd. Main Duties Lead a CCG-based Quality & Performance (Q&P) team using a customer-focused approach, establishing and maintaining effective professional working relationships with internal and external colleagues. Be responsible for driving forward quality improvement and patient safety activities across all CCG commissioned services. This will be delivered through identifying and supporting CCGs to commission a wide variety of quality improvements to deliver improved outcomes for patients. Work closely with other internal and external teams, leading the development and implementation of appropriate tools, systems and processes to support the operational delivery of the Quality & Performance service. To communicate using a range of media and to use negotiating skills to achieve the desired outcome in situations which are often sensitive, for example when undertaking quality visits in provider organisations, or dealing with performance issues around the quality agenda. To operate successfully in environments where there are barriers to understanding, ensuring that tact and diplomacy are maintained at all times, such as when visiting provider premises or attending quality & performance committees or other formal committees on behalf of CCG clients. Essential Experience: Educated to masters degree level in relevant subject or significant experience of working within the specialist area Project management qualification or significant equivalent experience Ability to interpret national NHS policy and provide expert advice The ability to support and initiate changes resulting in demonstrable service improvement. Proven ability to implement and audit new workflows and practices. Understanding of Data Protection legislation Sound knowledge of the NHS Outcomes Framework and its application standards, performance, quality and outcomes of care Stakeholder Management Able to plan and manage conflicting agendas and priorities in order to meet challenging and changing deadlines. Experience of inter-agency working with partners such as local authorities, CQC, etc. For any queries please contact Rebecca Eaton on either or This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66876125

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