Quality & Assurance Lead - Reading, Berkshire

Posted 18 Jun 2020

Circle Health

Reading, Berkshire (Quality Assurance or Safety)


Job Type:permanentDuration:
Category:Quality Assurance or SafetyRecruiter Reference:530242
URL for Applications:Apply HereSalary:31000-37000

We have a great Opportunity for a Quality & Assurance Lead to join our hospital in Reading.

Circle Health is a company that runs hospitals and health services in the UK. We were founded in 2004, and we are different to most healthcare organisations. We build independent hospitals which pioneer five-star hospitality in the UK, and we’re the only organisation running some innovative types of work in the NHS, like our Bedfordshire musculoskeletal contract and our new inpatient Rehabilitation facility in Birmingham, due to open late 2020.

We are looking for someone with energy, experience, compassion and the desire to be part of something new, exciting and challenging. We want someone who inspires others, leading from the front and with a high level of integrity.

What we will offer in return is an opportunity to make a difference within a dynamic service, working alongside like- minded individuals who make up a strong and experienced team. There are numerous development opportunities including being part of developments in the wider business; this is a role where you can make your mark.

If you want be part of something new and you meet the professional criteria and leadership traits we are seeking then please apply. We actively welcome early discussions with potential candidates.

Role & Responsibilities

We are looking for a highly motivated and passionate individual who can manage Quality & Assurance effectively and efficiently across the site. The post-holder will have previous experience working in a similar role in healthcare at the same level and feel comfortable working with a degree of autonomy.

Key responsibilities will include the line management of the Quality & Assurance Team, managing, delivering and monitoring robust governance processes throughout the services and to provide assurance on quality and governance internally and externally, ensuring the site is compliant with current regulatory and legislation requirements.

Contribution to the annual Quality Account will be a key part of this role.

37.5 hours Full-Time on site - Permanent Role

Person Specification:

Experience at a similar level working in healthcare

Ability to work across the organisation at different levels

Experienced at interpreting and analysing governance data

Experienced working with Risk and Audit systems

Experienced at managing complaints

Evidence of successfully managing services within a healthcare setting (achieving at least a ‘Good’ rating from CQC)

Previous experience of line managing staff

Experience of writing reports and presentations to staff groups


  • 27 Annual Leave with additional days after qualifying period
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Health and Well Being programme which includes free fruit, massages and fitness sessions
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Non-contributory Life Assurance and Income Protection Insurance
  • Employee discounts platform
  • Season Ticket Loan

How to Apply

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