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Service Improvement Lead - JO3103

  • Location: Bath, will consider flexible/hybrid/remote working
  • Salary: £45,000
  • Job Type:Interim

Posted 15 days ago

  • Sector: Interim Recruitment, Health and Social Care
  • Contact: Sandra Smith
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01962 813300
  • Duration: Full time, 2 year FTC
  • Expiry Date: 11 July 2022
  • Job Ref: JO3103

We are working in partnership with a national health charity that is dedicated to improving the diagnosis, prevention and suffering of fragility fractures.

The charity is now seeking a Service Improvement Lead. Reporting to the Director of Clinical Services, you will play a key role in delivering the Influencing Care workstream across the UK and have the ability to work collaboratively with teams across the charity to support their organisational aims and objectives. The successful candidate will be required to influence key external stakeholders to ensure the adoption and implementation of best practice is prioritised in a competing NHS improvement agenda. You will demonstrate flexibility and the ability to embrace innovation to overcome challenges and identify opportunities in the rapidly changing and challenging NHS environment.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Considerable experience of working with the NHS – particularly in influencing roles or leading significant quality improvement work

  • Working knowledge of the influencing opportunities the new/emerging NHS structures provide, for example ICS, RightCare, GiRFT, NHS Long Term Plan

  • Significant experience developing and maintaining working relationship with key external partners including clinical experts in the field

  • Experience of engaging and influencing key decision makers and influencers at local, regional and national level across different national healthcare systems

  • Experience of working to deadlines, prioritising, and allocating work to ensure timely delivery to the required quality

  • Proven project management experience: planning, delivery and monitoring of work, including the drafting of reports

The Service Improvement Team works to address the variation in provision of best practice in assessment, diagnosis and care for everyone who breaks a bone or is at risk of osteoporosis. You will be working closely with the Policy & Public Affairs team and Clinical Engagement Lead, you will play a key role in delivering the corporate aim of ensuring 100% provision of quality FLS across the whole of the UK. The Service Improvement Lead will have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, exceptional interpersonal skills to work effectively with internal and external stakeholders and work well as part of a team. You will have strong attention to detail and be comfortable with adapting to change with a flexible and agile approach to working. The successful candidate will be a self-starter, able to work autonomously and as part of a team.

For more information, please contact Sandra Smith, Charisma Charity Recruitment, or 01962 813300 quoting our reference. Applications should be submitted through the Charisma website and include your CV and supporting statement.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law.

Closing date for applications: 11th July 2022, however applications are being reviewed on a rolling basis, so please apply without delay to avoid disappointment.