Leadership Fellow - Developing Leeds Improvement Method


Post reference: FLP 2021 / Bid 08

Host organisation: Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust

Post location: Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust

Eligible professional groups: Medical Specialty Trainees (ST3+), Dental Specialty Trainees (StR), Public Health Registrars (ST3+), Specialty and Associate Specialist (SAS) Doctors, Nurses / Midwives, Pharmacists / Pharmacy Technicians, Healthcare Scientists, Allied Health Professionals

Eligible 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 2021

The successful fellow will become a leader of Quality Improvement across the LTHT; developing the skills and capability to teach, mentor, coach and lead continuous improvement at local and organisational level. You will develop links with the senior executive team to align continuous improvement with Trust priorities and Leeds Way Values. You will use Improvement methodologies to develop yourself and train others to ensure continued delivery of high-quality patient-centred care across the Trust.

•Collaborating with senior staff to develop the LTHT Leeds Improvement Method Strategy.  •Developing knowledge and skills in Quality Improvement (QI) methodology to be able to provide QI training and coaching to others.

•Undertaking a QI project in their chosen area and leading successful change in order to present this at conference or publish the results.

•Expanding the QI Network, to organise and facilitate 3 monthly network events.

•Engaging with the Patient Partners initiative, which supports patient involvement in all aspects of LTHT Quality Improvement projects

•The fellow will contribute to the current QI collaboratives across a variety of areas within the Trust (eg: sepsis, reducing falls). This will include scaling-up improvements throughout the trust, for large scale impact.

•The Fellow will be supported to chair some of the faculties that oversee these improvement projects.

•They will develop the current QI training to incorporate Leeds Improvement Methodology.

Closing date:  16:00 on Fri 13 November 2020

Interview date: 17/12/2020

Application contact:  a.cracknell@nhs.net


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