Quality Audit Support Officer (Band 4) - Quality and Audit - Public Health Wales NHS Trust - #49197
Public Health Wales NHS Trust
An opportunity has arisen to join the Diabetic Eye Screening Wales (DESW), Quality and Improvement Team.
We are seeking a high-calibre Quality Audit Support Officer. Do you want to work for a proactive, innovative team and have a passion for Quality and Improvement? If so, there is an excellent opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge in this area within Public Health Wales NHS Trust. We are seeking an individual who is inquisitive, highly motivated and delivery focussed. They will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills to proactively promote improvements and standards of excellence for Quality Improvement activities across the organisation.
Working under the direction of the Quality Assurance Lead and with the opportunity to work autonomously, the post holder will support the Annual Quality Audit plan across all areas of activity within DESW. They will be able to work to deadlines and provide high-level support to projects, which will include undertaking specific pieces of work and managing and monitoring information. They will have the ability to use initiative and judgment when required and operate effectively as part of a small and dedicated team.
To provide operational support for Quality Audit activity across DESW.
Ensure that audit activity is accurately documented and recorded, for presentation at relevant Committees, Board and Management Team and that results are reported for assurance purposes.
Contribute to and assist with the delivery of quality improvement initiatives and information packages throughout DESW
Promote the value of audit as a quality assurance and quality improvement process.
Keep up to date with NHS policies and guidance i.e. NICE
May coordinate and implement cross cover support to office functions within DESW.
Will provide appropriate support and advice on quality improvement activity to staff and managers across the whole Programme.
This is a key role to ensure efficient and effective support to the team which include preparing monthly/quarterly reports and providing high level support to projects and undertaking specific tasks. The duties and responsibilities listed below are not intended to be exhaustive, but are set out to indicate the main areas of activity currently expected of the Quality Audit Support Officer.
We are Public Health Wales – the national public health organisation for Wales. Our purpose is ‘working together for a healthier Wales'. We exist to help all people in Wales live longer, healthier lives. With our partners, we aim to increase healthy life expectancy, improve health and well-being, and reduce inequalities for everyone in Wales, now and for future generations.
Together, our teams work to prevent disease, protect health, and provide leadership, specialist services and public health expertise. We are the main source of public health information, research and innovation in Wales. Never more has public health been so important as we come through the Coronavirus pandemic, face the challenges of the cost-of-living crisis and tackle and prevent the harmful effects of climate change.
Our organisation is guided by our Values, 'Working together, with trust and respect, to make a difference'. We are committed to creating an inclusive workplace that values equality, diversity and inclusion. We welcome applications which represent the rich diversity of the communities we serve and from those wishing to work part time or on a job share basis.
To find out more about working for us and the benefits we offer please visit https://phw.nhs.wales/careers/
For guidance on the application process, please visit https://phw.nhs.wales/working-for-us/applicant-information-and-guidance/
You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents.