Project Officers (x7 posts)

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Closing date: 26th September

Project Officers (x7 posts)

Royal College of Psychiatrists – College Centre for Quality Improvement (CCQI)

London (including flexible working)

The College Centre for Quality Improvement (CCQI) works with mental health services to assess and improve the quality of care they provide. They work with more than 90% of mental health service providers in the UK and focus on four key areas: quality networks, accreditation, national clinical audits, and research and evaluation.

For Quality Networks and Accreditation Projects:

  • QNIC
  • QNCC

These are exciting opportunities for someone looking for a career in quality improvement or health service development. You will work in a dynamic team supporting a national network(s) of front-line mental health services, interacting with clinicians, patients and their carers to improve these services.

You will oversee data collection from clinical services to benchmark against quality standards, arrange and attend face-to-face and/or virtual visits to mental health services across the UK, organise events and deliver training as well as writing reports and other administrative tasks.

For Audits and Research Projects:

  • NAD x2
  • NCAP
  • POMH

These are excellent opportunities for someone looking for a career supporting quality improvement (QI) in mental health services. They run an exciting series of QI programmes and national clinical audits, including the National Audit of Dementia (NAD), the National Clinical Audit of Psychosis (NCAP), and the Prescribing Observatory for Mental Health (POMH), which provide important data that are driving forward improvements in patient care.

The successful candidates will have a keen interest in data analysis, excellent organisational, report writing and communication skills. Responsibilities will include assisting with the design of data collection tools, the analysis of large datasets, writing national reports to a deadline, liaising with healthcare professionals and assisting in the organisation of events.

Please note that there are two different job descriptions: one covering the three Quality Networks and Accreditation posts and one covering the four Clinical Audit and Research posts.

The Royal College of Psychiatrists is the professional membership body for psychiatrists and promotes excellent care for people with mental illness. It has 19,000 members and engages with government and the media as the leading voice of the UK’s mental health services. The College is a values-based organisation and, in 2019, was named Charity of the Year in the European Diversity Awards.

Closing date: 26 September 2022.

Interviews: 3 October 2022.

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