Senior Improvement Advisor
Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
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Due to the expansion of the team AQUA are looking for an Senior Improvement Advisor with experience of delivering quality improvement and QI capability building programmes. The postholder will be responsible for operational delivery of a core suite of QI programmes as well as supporting delivery across Person Centred Care, Safety and Aqua wide programmes.
You will join a competent, enthusiastic and driven team and will need to lead and contribute to team development, influence and drive positive improvement behaviours.
You will need experience and evidence of quality improvement knowledge and skills and the ability to develop these skills in others. This includes the ability to deliver classroom and virtual based training covering theoretical and practical quality improvement models, tools, and techniques. You will need to support individuals and teams to identify and deliver against evidenced quality outcomes. You will be competent in the application of QI tools and demonstrate evidence of your own personal experience in the application of these skills in a health or social care setting. The successful candidate must be able to lead key quality improvement programmes on behalf of Aqua, design and deliver events and operationally manage the day-to-day delivery of highly complex work. You must be able to work confidently in a quality improvement arena, communicating with multiple stakeholders, developing positive and responsive relationships with all stakeholders.
Main duties of the job
Aqua blends operational delivery in virtual & face to face settings and this post provides the opportunity to work from home and the office when required. Posts require extensive monthly travel nationally which may include overnight stays, working on site and at events with our clients & partners.
Aqua (Advancing Quality Alliance) is a quality improvement organisation, working with the NHS, care providers and local authorities to identify, refine and embed sustainable strategies for high-quality care and regulatory excellence.
Established in 2010, we operate as a membership and consultancy organisation within the NHS, providing quality improvement expertise, specialist learning and development across the UK.
We develop tailored, efficient solutions, informed by data and co-designed with service users to deliver maximum impact.
At Aqua we seek to ensure we reflect the world in which we live in through understanding and supporting equality and diversity in all that we do. Our values of excellence, Respect, Integrity and collaboration are at the heart of our work in support of our staff and members.
***Please not that this vacancy is for Advancing Quality Alliance (Aqua) and will be based at Crossgate House in Sale and not for Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust***
To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website: www.careers.northerncarealliance.nhs.uk
In line with the Trust's Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, nationality, religion, marital status, social background or trade union membership.
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