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Inspector (Primary Medical Services) - South (Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire)

Salary £37,321 per annum, National Framework
Directorate Primary Medical Services
Function PMS - Inspection
Job Type Permanent
Hours of Work 37 hours per week

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Inspector (Primary Medical Services)

Location – Home Based, South Region (Wessex area; Doreset, Hampsire and Wiltshire)

Grade B - £37,321 per annum (National Framework) 

** Please note that all roles are Home-Based and will include regular travel within your region. You will therefore need to live in or near to the area chosen **

CQC are seeking to recruit individuals who are deeply 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 Inspector gives an opportunity for a dynamic individual to contribute to the delivery of effective regulation, credible inspections and tangible quality improvements across a diverse range of providers.

A skilled communicator; you will engage with staff, service users and stakeholders at every level, demonstrating a transparent approach and interpreting complex information

If you are interested in an Inspector role with CQC, please read on to find out more about the role and how to apply!

About CQC

Here at CQC, we make sure health and social care services provide people with effective, compassionate and high quality care and encourage services to make improvements. We monitor, inspect and regulate services to ensure they meet fundamental standards of quality and safety and we publish what we find to help people choose care.  Join our committed team to help us deliver our strategic objectives and our vision for the future of quality regulation.

About the role

As an inspector you will be part of a vibrant team, you’ll enjoy a varied, challenging remit as you inspect and regulate an allocated portfolio of primary medical services to make sure they are safe, effective, responsive, caring and well led. The inspections typically require on-site activity, gathering evidence and working with partners to reach a shared judgement on the quality of services being provided. You’ll ensure all is in order by maintaining an audit trail of key records and information on a regular basis.

Primary care in England is dynamic and with changes in the NHS more care will be delivered in the community. We have the opportunity to influence that, regulating what is currently being delivered and driving up improvement where it is needed.

We require our inspectors to be highly autonomous and have the motivation and drive to apply initiative and discipline to your work. You will work as part of a geographically dispersed homebased team and as such we are looking for people who are self-driven and have the energy to manage the dynamic of life in a non-office based environment.

About you

This role is challenging, interesting, and rewarding; inspectors are required to be confident and informed about what good care looks like.

With the ability to use analytical information and risk-based methodology to inform decision-making, you’ll ideally have a clinical or leadership background within a primary care setting, or health and social care, and experience of managing challenging scenarios and difficult conversations. Experience in being regulated would be advantageous although not essential.

You will be required to evaluate evidence, be computer literate, understand specialist terminology and interpret this ready for publication, be competent and confident and able to communicate at all levels. Most of all you’ll be enthusiastic, motivated and willing to lead by example in the achievement of personal, team and national goals.

Shortlisting and Assessment Process

Please note that, as we may not always have vacancies within your selected area, your application may be held for a short time before being reviewed. However please do be assured that all applications will be reviewed on a monthly basis, after which point we will be back in touch.

Assessments will only be held when we have vacancies - successful applicants will be selected and invited based on the location of the candidate and the role available.

If successful at shortlisting you will be invited to a scheduled Assessment Centre which will include a number of exercises and a final interview. 

Closing date:  23rd July 2018 at 11.45pm

External Candidate Information

Please provide referee details for a full 3 year employment history on your application along with relevant information to support any gaps in employment, we will not approach your referees without your prior consent.

Please note that if you have not heard from us within 3 months of submitting your application, you can assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications being received we are unable to provide individual feedback at application stage.

We must also inform you that, in line with the majority of government organisations, we do not pay travelling expenses for interviewees.

Tier 2

CQC are currently not able to accept applications from anyone requiring Tier 2 sponsorship because there are currently no Tier 2 vacancies.

 

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