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Quality Improvement Nurse – Care Sector

The Finegreen Group
East of the U K
Closing date
30 Dec 2021

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An exciting opportunity has arisen, supporting a large NHS organisation as a Quality Improvement Nurse – Care Sector.

The post will be based in the East of England on an interim basis for 3 months, will support the Care Sector Lead, Director of Nursing & Quality and Nursing and Quality Team in improving quality and patient safety across the organisation.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Undertake the management of the quality support monitoring of providers across the organisation, maintain the Care Home and Domiciliary Care dashboard, and provide monthly reporting to meet System reporting requirements;
  • Assess and evaluate the quality of health and social care services commissioned against agreed standards, identify areas for further improvement, and drive new developments delivered through robust quality assurance frameworks, systems, and processes;
  • Support the management and development of improved performance across the organisation, in particular Care Homes/Care Agencies and Primary Care, liaising closely with the local Council, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and contract teams;
  • Implement quality assurance standards and indicators, that are outcome based, ensuring the continuous improvement of clinical services, utilising the Integrated Residential and Nursing Home Framework (IRN) and AQP (Domiciliary Care Framework);
  • Continually drive quality improvement utilising National and Best practice including (but not limited to) Francis Recommendations, Care and Compassion in Practice, Winterbourne Recommendations;
  • Monitor quality contracts including site and home visits, quality review meetings, and utilise the IRN/AQP Framework;
  • Assist with contract development from a quality and safeguarding adult’s perspective;
  • Gather and analyse information related to Safeguarding Adults investigations;
  • Responsibility to report serious incidents and Never Events, acknowledging lessons learnt for sharing internally/externally as appropriate;
  • Formulate and implement Clinical Audit, and subsequent reporting requirements;
  • Attend internal/external groups as requested, where quality expertise is required;
  • Aid and support, when necessary and as appropriate, for other members of the Team;
  • Attend meetings as delegated by the Care Sector Lead /Deputy Director of Nursing and Quality and actively participate in discussions contributing professional experience and knowledge;
  • Work closely with key organisational and external stakeholders to continuously strive for the delivery of high-quality services that are fit for purpose, improve the patient experience and patient safety and address health inequalities;
  • Be involved in the authorisation of Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) or Liberty Protection Safeguards (LiPS) for patients funded by the organisation.
A successful candidate will have:
  • Qualified nurse with current NMC registration;
  • Demonstratable experience of working within a healthcare environment;
  • A degree or equivalent experience;
  • Evidence of studying quality management, or relevant experience;
  • The ability to take an integrated approach with other agencies;
  • Analytical skills and computer literate with understanding of database and information systems including Excel and PowerPoint. Well-developed organisational skills.


For further information on this role please contact Donna Larder on 0161 241 9674 and send a copy of your CV to


Put simply, we help our clients to recruit the best possible people to lead, manage and direct their organisations. Since launching in 2005 we have become an award winning, market-leading consultancy focusing on both public and private sector Healthcare recruitment. 

Leadership skills have rarely been at such a premium - as organisations across both public and private sectors attempt to improve services and standards at a time of widespread change and unprecedented financial constraints.

Like other leading executive recruiters, Finegreen has developed a pool of talent built up over many years, along with established networks, to ensure that right-match candidates get to hear about relevant positions. Where Finegreen differs from many others, is in its willingness to spend quality time with clients - to gain an in-depth knowledge of roles being filled and their importance to an organisation.

During just 12 years in the Healthcare market, Finegreen has developed into a Virgin Fast Track top 100 company - and was voted Recruiter of the Year 2013, 2014 and 2016 at the Health Investor Awards, Top small to medium sized business 2013 -1 2018 at the Best Business Awards, and featured in Recruiter’s Top 10 Public Sector Recruitment providers.


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0345 130 4006
The Finegreen Group
M12 6JH
United Kingdom
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