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Quality and Governance Manager | Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 03 June 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £50,952 - £57,349 per annum
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 17 July 2024
Location: Manchester, M13 9WL
Company: Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6324099/349-MCH-6324099


The Suspected Inflicted Head Injury Service (SIHIS) is being piloted at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital. It aims to trial a new approach for the hospital providing information to the Family Court where there is a Child Protection Order owing to suspected inflicted head injuries. As part of the service, a range of highly expert consultants from a range of specialties undertake assessments of children, discuss findings with one another, and write a formal report for the Family Court. There are multiple other NHS Trusts in England undertaking the same pilot. Therefore collaboration across internal teams, other hospitals and with the Judiciary is key to the success of this service. The core of the service is the multi-disciplinary team, and regular opportunities for discussion between expert clinicians.

We are excited to offer the post of Quality and Governance Manager to support this pilot. The post is fixed term until 31 March 2025 when the pilot, and associated funding, concludes.

The post holder will have targeted responsibility for the SIHIS pilot, and support the wider RMCH Clinical Effectiveness Team.

This will include:

Working very closely with the MDT Co-ordinator, and wider clinical MDT members.

Establishing systems for and continued oversight of case reports, ensuring each case is developing at an appropriate speed to achieve the pilot's aims.

being a senior point of contact for external stakeholders including the Judiciary, Department for Education and an independent evaluator.

Overseeing financial management, ensuring costs incurred have been recorded and invoiced as needed.

Developing reports for RMCH committees to provide assurance of project delivery.

MFT is one of the largest NHS Trust In England with a turnover of £2.6bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We’re creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you’ll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We’ve also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research, and innovation through the introduction of Hive; our Electronic Patient Record system which launched in September 2022.

We’re proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What’s more, we’re excited to be embarking on our Green Plan which sets out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open, and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience you’ll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the ‘Supporting Documents’ heading. So that you’re even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, you’ll need to take time to read the ‘Candidate Essentials Guide’that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how ‘we care for you as you care for others’. Most importantly, it also contains critical information you’ll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team

We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

This advert closes on Friday 21 Jun 2024

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