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Regional Patient Safety & Clinical Quality Lead vacancy

Job details

Job number:
HMP Wormwood Scrubs
Health in Justice
Greater London
W12 0AE
Contract type:
Closing date:
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 23:59
£55,000.00 - £60,000.00 / Year

I help to make a difference

Are you collaborative, caring and compassionate?

Prisons are one of the most challenging, yet rewarding places for healthcare professionals to work - if you’re looking for a role where you can develop your existing skills and learn something new every day, then this is the place to be.

As a healthcare provider, we recognise the fact that prisoners are a socially excluded group with complex healthcare needs that can often be associated with poor outcomes. We believe in putting the patient first, regardless of the environment or their history.

About Practice Plus Group

Practice Plus Group are Health in Justice Market leader, providing healthcare services to offenders across the country. Our model of care is our Wellbeing Approach – an integrated, comprehensive approach in recognition of the fact prisoners are a socially-excluded group with healthcare needs which are complex and often associated with poor outcomes. It adopts the premise no single health/wellbeing factor can be taken in isolation of other motivational issues which might impact a person’s care.

What do we need from you so you can do the job?

• The London Patient Safety and Clinical Quality Manager will provide credible, effective and visible professional nursing and clinical leadership. The post holder will support the improvement of health outcomes, lessen health inequalities and reduce patient safety incidents and avoidable deaths across the secure and detained population within HMP Pentonville, HMP Wormwood Scrubs and HMP Brixton.

• Accountable to the Director of Nursing & Quality, they will work alongside the Regional Manager, Regional Governance Manager and with senior clinicians and nursing and allied health professionals to continuously improve the quality of care provided to an often complex patient group.

• The post-holder will spearhead best practice across the London prisons, ensuring standards of clinical governance meet the requirements of PPG, NHSE and other stakeholders. They will build strong working relationships with medical, nursing and sub-contracted colleagues and our colleagues across the justice system. This will include involvement in developing and improving the skills and competencies of our teams within the London Region

• The post holder will support the Director of Nursing and Quality, Head of Primary Care and the healthcare teams across the London prisons to meet safeguarding responsibilities by implementing strategies, policies and pathways to strengthen the management of safeguarding and demonstrate compliance against required legal, regulatory and national policy standards,

• The London Patient Safety and Clinical Quality Manager will work with the Regional Governance Manager (RGM) to embed robust risk management and governance systems and will lead the RGM and healthcare teams in transferring learning from incidents to practice, resulting in demonstrably improved patient safety outcomes.

• The post holder will forge key relationships with Safeguarding leads from NHSE and HMPPS across the London sites. This will include attendance at key meetings and driving forward a quality agenda focussed on improving safeguarding standards within London Prisons.

• You will be a Level One Registered Nurse with at least 5 years plus of nursing experience.

In return for your hard work you will...

Salary for this role is up to £60,000 per annum DOE. You'll also get a number of benefits including a company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time) plus CPD and re-validation support.
Other benefits include cycle to work scheme plus training and clinical development opportunities.

Next steps

If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by the Internal Recruiter for this role.

The recruiter will submit your CV to the hiring manager and in turn we will arrange an interview for you to attend if the hiring managers feel that you are suitable for the job.

More information

This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week.
Please note that offers of employment are subject to Practice Plus Group’s Terms & Conditions and receipt of satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.
At Practice Plus Group we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities and we are committed to this in both the running of our prison healthcare service and how we recruit our staff. We actively encourage applications from everyone with the essential requirements of the job, regardless of any protected characteristics.
Practice Plus Group is passionate about the work that we do and have the following core values:
∙ We treat patients and each other as we would like to be treated
∙ We act with integrity
∙ We embrace diversity
∙ We strive to do things better together.
We reserve the right to close this role early once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

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