Freedom to Speak up Guardian

Nottingham, England
£19.48 - £21.83 per hour
17 Mar 2021
16 Apr 2021
Samantha Broadhurst
Specialist Area
Corporate Strategy
Full Time
Band 7, NHS, Temporary Position

Your new company
Working for the NHS located in Nottingham

Your new role
The Freedom to Speak up Guardian will be a visible advocate for protecting patient safety and the quality of care within Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH). They will demonstrate compassionate leadership and improve the experience of colleagues to speak up by providing support; identifying and addressing any barriers to speaking up and promoting a positive speaking up culture. The Guardian will ensure that as a result of issues being raised there is an opportunity for learning and improvement across NUH. The Guardian will work independently and act impartially and objectively, but will work alongside leadership teams and Freedom to Speak Up Champions to support the organisation to become a more open and transparent place to work, where all staff are actively encouraged and enabled to speak up safely.

To ensure that staff across the Trust have the capability, knowledge and skills they need to speak up themselves and to support others to speak up through appropriate training, resources and easy access to the Freedom to Speak Up Guardian and Freedom to Speak Up Champions. To promote a culture where staff are encouraged to speak up by raising the profile of Speaking up at induction and through regular communication about Speaking up matters across the Trust, including challenging poor practice where this is observed.

What you'll need to succeed
In order to succeed you will be educated to degree level as a minimum or hold relevant transferable experience. You will be highly developed in dealing with and speaking up in difficult situations and have a sound working knowledge of GDPR. Having an understanding of particular process including Freedom To Speak Up and Whistleblowing and of trusts policies will be required and you will also demonstrate continual personal and professional development.

What you'll get in return
A contract running until October and continual support before, during and after your assignment,

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