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Senior Risk Manager

Posted: 30 Sep 2020 Closes: 30 Oct 2020
Calderdale Royal Infirmary, Halifax, United Kingdom £45,753 - £51,668 per annum
Permanent & Full-time NHS_afF9Usqaqwgc

Senior Risk Manager

Job Reference: 372-CORP1316

Employer: Location: Calderdale Royal Infirmary, Halifax Salary: £45,753 - £51,668 per annum

Calderdale & Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust aspires to be a leader in the digital health revolution. With the launch of a full Electronic Patient Record in 2017 the Trust aims to be the safest, most efficient and patient centred trust in the NHS. The launch is part of a 10-15 year ongoing project of modernisation with future opportunities for research, development in this rapidly developing field of medicine. Through working at CHFT you can be part of this innovative area aiming to bring safer and more effective care to our patients.

Do you have experience as a Team Leader, Supervisor or Manager and are looking for a new challenge or the next step in your career? Do you excel in supporting, leading and managing a team? If your answers are yes then we have the job for you.

Since its formation, the Trust has clearly demonstrated its ability to deliver high quality health services during a time of significant organisational change. This ability is based on a strong and committed workforce and partnership working across the local health community and private sector.

Each year the Trust has approximately:

  • 110,000 in-patient and day-case admissions
  • 380,000 out-patient appointments at its hospitals
  • 130,000 attendances at its Accident and Emergency departments in Halifax and Huddersfield

The Trust provides services across two hospital sites, Calderdale Royal Hospital, Halifax and Huddersfield Royal Infirmary with a total of 870 beds.

The role:

We are now looking to recruit a Senior Risk Manager to support the development of a culture of patient safety. The post holder we be accountable for the following:-
  • Leading on delivering the Trust's risk management strategy and risk management policies and processes to ensure that patient safety and quality improvement is embedded throughout the Trust to reduce patient harm.
  • Ensuring that progress against the risk management strategy and policies are reviewed and updated and that progress on these is reported to the Executive, the Trust Board and their committees and sub-groups.
  • Ensuring the Trust is up to date with evidence-based thinking on patient safety and risk management and develop external links and relationships with the patient safety leads.
  • Working closely with clinical and non-clinical staff to further develop and embed effective local governance and risk management processes and supporting them in translating learning into service improvement.
  • Deputising for the Assistant Director of Patient Safety as required.
Who we are looking for:

In order to succeed in this challenging role, the post holder will have the technical knowledge and leadership style to supports and influence the development of a culture of patient safety in close co-operation with the Assistant Director of Patient Safety.

We are looking for someone who:
  • Will work closely with clinical and non-clinical staff and be responsible for all aspects of clinical and non-clinical risk management and contribute towards the Trust's overall risk management arrangements.
  • Will provide support and guidance to clinicians and managers in all aspects of risk management and ensure that the Trust's commitment to managing risk in a co-ordinated, systematic, transparent and focused way is achieved. The post holder will be the focal point to managing compliance on risk against external regulation.
  • Has the relevant senior management experience at a senior level in an acute
  • Has a track record of designing and implementing risk and patient safety processes proven to provide excellent assurance across a complex agenda.
  • Has the ability to communicate with a diverse workforce at all levels of the organisation
For further details / informal visits contact:

NameDoriann BaileyJob titleAssistant Director of Patient SafetyEmail addressDoriann.Bailey@cht.nhs.ukTelephone number:07500 761 250

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust (CHFT) are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required.

Please ensure your application is submitted with referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last three years and include valid email addresses for them. CHFT will request electronic Factual Employment References from your previous employers. These references will be requested before you are issued with an unconditional offer of employment letter.

If you are appointed to a post, information will also be transferred into the NHS Electronic Staff Records system. The Inter-Authority Transfer (IAT) process is a critical and beneficial component of ESR and following interview your previous NHS employment data, if applicable will be transferred from your current / most recent employer.

You may be required to undertake a DBS. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and you will be required to participate in the DBS Update Service and pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment.

CHFT has received the Silver Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme which is helping actively promote SaBRE - Supporting Britain's Reservists and Employers. This means that CHFT has provided its statement of intent to support all Defence personnel and we welcome their application to work for us.

CHFT is part of the West Yorkshire Association of Acute Trusts (WYAAT), a collaborative of the NHS hospital trusts from across West Yorkshire and Harrogate working together to provide the best possible care for our patients.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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