Leadership Fellows - Yorkshire & Humber Improvement Academy


Post reference: FLP 2021 / Bid 19

Host organisation: Improvement Academy, Bradford Institute for Health Research, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Post location: Improvement Academy, Bradford Institute for Health Research, Bradford

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: Dietitians, Occupational Therapists, Operating Department Practitioners, Paramedics, Physiotherapists, Podiatrists, Speech and Language Therapists

Post start date: August 2021

The Yorkshire and Humber Improvement Academy is offering unique fellowships in clinical leadership with a strong emphasis on patient safety and quality improvement. We are seeking 2 exceptional fellows from different professional backgrounds to undertake this year-long attachment and to develop the skills and knowledge that will help them become the clinical leaders of the future. 

The Improvement Academy, based at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, is a leading national centre in patient safety and quality improvement. In 2021 we will be offering an exciting range of project opportunities to Leadership Fellows.  

Fellows will be involved in work across a range of health and social care settings and in collaboration with a range of organisations. They will join a well-established team of improvement / patient safety specialists from a variety of clinical, managerial and academic backgrounds to help support them in their role.  

Through our academic and improvement links, our Fellows are supported to develop expertise in Quality Improvement, Behavioural Change, Human Factors, Data Analytics and Change Management.  

Project opportunities in 2021-22 will include: ActEarly, Digital innovation, Achieving Reliable Care for Safety (ARCS), Patient Safety Collaborative, ‘Caring for Caregivers’, improving Patient Experience, leading the implementation of innovation into frontline practice within the Applied Research Collaboration, and post-COVID Learning from Deaths.

Closing date:  16:00 on Fri 13 November 2020

Interview date: 08/12/2020

Application contact:  carolyn.clover@bthft.nhs.uk


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