Clinical Audit & Effectiveness Facilitator

Band 4

Main area
Band 4
Full Time 37.5 per week
Job ref
Royal Blackburn Hospital
£19,409 to £22,683 pa
25/02/2018 23:59

At East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust our vision is to be widely recognised for providing safe, personal and effective care.  We currently provide high quality services and treat over 600,000 people across East Lancashire and the surrounding area. We employ over 7,000 staff, many of whom are internationally renowned and have won awards for their work.

Clinical Audit is at the forefront of our dedication to improving services and making us a more efficient organisation. The Clinical Audit & Effectiveness Team plays a key role in ensuring that we offer the very best standards of care to our patients by supporting Clinical Teams in measurement of clinical practice against standards through both national and local audit activity as outline in the Trust Forward Measurement Programme.  The Clinical Audit Team manages the Trust NICE guidance & Quality Standards distribution and reporting process along with NCEPOD study participation and completion. The team also provides support to the Quality Improvement team and participates in Quality improvement initiatives as well as other functions to support the Quality and Safety Team as required.


We’re looking for a driven individual to join our busy Clinical Audit & Effectiveness to assist with the delivery of the Trust Clinical Effectiveness Strategy, who has an aptitude for quality and service improvement. Taking responsibility for your own directorates and work streams, you will work within an established structure, supporting the development and delivery of the clinical effectiveness process. Working closely with clinicians and managers at all levels this role will include the development and use of measurement tools and systems to provide assurance that standards both local and national are being met, lessons learnt captured and shared and where indicated improvements required identified to support a high level of service delivery.


Utilising your effective communication and excellent organisational skills; you will have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office in particular EXCEL.  You will be able to plan, collect, input and analyse clinical data to produce reports and presentations for discussion at Trust Clinical Effectiveness meetings and other appropriate forums where findings are shared, lessons learnt captured, recommendations and actions agreed.  You will be a highly motivated individual, possessing a positive attitude, flexible with the ability to work on own initiative as well as be supportive to fellow team members in order to ensure both individual and team objectives are met. You will be a confident individual with excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to understand, absorb and comply with detailed procedures and demonstrate these to others.

Please note interviews are scheduled to take place Thursday, 8th March 2018 – all shortlisted candidates will be expected to carry out a short excel test prior to the interview & give a five minute PowerPoint Presentation.  PREVIOUS APPLICANTS FOR THE CLINICAL EFFECTIVENESS FACILITATOR POST, NEED NOT APPLY.


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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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Andrew Costello, Clinical Effectiveness Manager on 01254 734088, e-mail or Amanda Marsden, Senior Clinical Effectiveness Facilitator on 01282 804462, e-mail

If you have problems applying, contact

01254 732075