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Head of Inspection (Hospitals)

Salary Starting salary £70,000 per annum
Directorate Hospitals
Function Hospitals – Inspection
Job Type Permanent
Hours of Work 37

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If you would like to apply for this role please express your interest at: recruitment@cqc.org.uk and add in the subject of your email: Expression of Interest – Head of Inspection Hospitals (National) or if you have any queries please call 0191 233 3563. We will then provide you with a full candidate briefing pack which outlines further information and what to include in your application.

Head of Inspection, Hospitals

Recruiting for roles across regions nationally

Starting salary is £70,000 per annum

CQC are seeking to recruit individuals who are passionate about quality in healthcare services and seek to make a lasting contribution to improving the experiences of service users and families.  The role of Head of Hospital Inspection gives an opportunity for a dynamic individual to lead teams in the delivery of effective regulation, credible inspections and tangible quality improvements across a diverse range of providers.

We are seeking leaders who understand high quality in healthcare and who can quickly mobilise multidisciplinary teams. A skilled communicator; you will engage with staff, service users and stakeholders at every level, demonstrating a transparent approach and interpreting complex information

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is the independent regulator of health and social care in England. Our purpose is to make sure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate and high-quality care. Our role is to ensure hospitals, care homes, dental and general practices and other care services in England provide people with safe, effective and high-quality care, and we encourage them to make improvements.  Our approach to inspection uses teams of experts to assess the quality and safety of care provided getting to the heart of things that matter to people through broad engagement with staff and the public

We have completed the first round of comprehensive inspections and now move into next phase of our inspection activity.  Our approach going forward will be to provide a more targeted and focussed approach to inspection underpinned by a risk based approach our work.  There remains the need to deliver significant numbers of on-site inspections leading multi-disciplinary teams across a range of services.  In support of our inspection activity the Head of Hospital Inspection oversees the on-going monitoring of quality and risk within our regulated community and you will be leading the process of meaningful engagement with providers in the local area. 

A key element of the role will be to lead on a number of projects nationally on behalf of the hospitals directorate and you will be a key member of the leadership collaborative setting and delivering our strategic intent.

You will be motivated by our core purpose to improve clinical services and you will bring the insight and intellect to oversee the development of clear, articulate and comprehensive reports. Candidates will need to be politically astute, with the ability to inspire and motivate exceptional teams to deliver.

This is a unique opportunity for an aspiring Director to rapidly gain a deep understanding of quality and clinical service improvement and make a lasting impact on a range of provider environments.

Closing date is Monday 23rd October 2017 at 12 Noon

If you would like to apply for this role please express your interest at: recruitment@cqc.org.uk and add in the subject of your email: Expression of Interest – Head of Inspection Hospitals (Nationa)l or if you have any queries please call 0191 233 3563. We will then provide you with a full candidate briefing pack which outlines further information and what to include in your application.

 

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