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Programme Director - Stop the Pressure

NHS AfC: Band 9 / Monitor 2.1 (indicative)

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Programme Director - Stop The Pressure
NHS AfC: Band 9 / Monitor 2.1 (indicative)
Fixed Term until 31/03/2018
Full Time 37.5 Hours per week
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Wellington House
£79,415 - £100,431 (Plus HCAS £6,469) per annum
28/06/2017 23:59

NHS Improvement is responsible for overseeing foundation trusts, NHS trusts and independent providers. We offer the support these providers need to give patients consistently safe, high quality, compassionate care within local health systems that are financially sustainable. By holding providers to account and, where necessary, intervening, we help the NHS to meet its short-term challenges and secure its future.

NHS Improvement is the operational name for the organisation that brings together Monitor, NHS Trust Development Authority, Patient Safety, the National Reporting and Learning System, the Advancing Change team and the Intensive Support Teams.

The post holder is the policy, quality improvement and professional advisory lead and is responsible for the strategic leadership of the Stop the Pressure Patient Safety Programme on behalf of NHS Improvement, ensuring that the organisation provides system support for providers to deliver improved patient safety profiles particularly in relation to pressure damage now and in the future.

As the clinical Programme Director for the “Stop the Pressure programme” the post holder will be responsible for the Delivery of the programme and also provide expert advice to the Executive Director of Nursing and the Board on taking forward quality improvements in relation to pressure damage.

This leadership post is responsible for ensuring excellent engagement with national, regional and local clinical and quality improvement stakeholders to ensure improvements in relation to pressure damage and other related patient safety issues are at the centre of service provision.

In collaboration with national partners, develop a strategy to implement national policy at regional and local level, for example:
• National architecture for the Reporting and Measurement of Pressure Damage
• National Audit Tools
• Pressure Damage Education framework

The post holder will lead, champion and uphold our values both within NHS Improvement and across the system, developing and nurturing strong and respected working relationships with the key stakeholders and with Trusts ensuring their focus on improving the quality of services whilst maintaining value for money.

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