Leadership Fellow - Organisational Development and QI (SAFER)

Post reference: FLP 2020 / Bid 21

Host organisation: Sheffield Teaching Hospitals

Post location: Sheffield

Eligible staff groups: Medical Specialty Trainees (ST3+), Dental Specialty Trainees (StR), Public Health Registrars (ST3+), Specialty and Associate Specialist (SAS) Doctors, Nurses, Pharmacists, Biomedical Scientist / Healthcare Scientist, and Allied Health Professionals: Art Therapists, Dietitians, Drama Therapists, Music Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Operating Department Practitioners, Orthoptists, Osteopaths, Paramedics, Physiotherapists, Podiatrists, Prosthetists/Orthotists, Diagnostic Radiographer, Therapeutic Radiographer, Speech and Language Therapists

Post start date: August 2020

This Future Leaders post provides a fantastic opportunity to understand and undertake improvement at scale within Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (STHFT). The post will involve facilitating collaborative working across disciplines whilst allowing the fellow the time and autonomy to develop as a leader. The fellow must demonstrate and develop excellent leadership, team-working and system knowledge skills for the success of their individual project. The fellow will lead a high priority Trust-wide project leading the implementation of the SAFER patient flow bundle as a means to improve timely patient discharge is a goal of the NHS Long Term Plan. It blends five elements of best practice: S – Senior review of patients before midday by a clinician.  A – All patients to have an expected discharge date and clinical criteria for discharge.  F – Flow of patients will commence at the earliest opportunity from assessment units to inpatient wards.  E – Early discharge before midday of 33% of patients. R – Review by MDT of patients in hospital for >7 days with a clear ‘home first’ mind set. Opportunities will be available for the fellow to access training via the Microsystems Coaching Academy, in addition to local leadership development events. They will have the opportunity to engage with the senior leadership of STHFT, as well as attend external events with senior colleagues, including at the King’s Fund, Nuffield Trust and Quality Improvement Networks.

**This vacancy has now closed.**

Interview date: Tue 17 December 2019


For application instructions and to download an Application Form, please see the vacancies section on the Future Leaders recruitment website.