Senior Quality Practitioner – Medication Lead

Job Reference: 72633
Posted: Thursday 4th July 2024
Closing Date: Thursday 25th July 2024
Up to £34,000 depending upon experience and qualifications
Stockport, Greater Manchester

Creative Support are recruiting for a Senior Quality Practitioner (Medication Lead) to join the national quality team. The role is based in Stockport town centre with national travel. There is potential for some flexible working.

Scope of the role

Creative Support has an established nationally focused quality department, which undertakes aspects of quality assurance work, compliance and good practice work nationally across our service user groups. These include a regular audit programme, a proactive audit schedule which works ahead of external inspections from regulators, local authorities and the CQC. Medication good practice and person centred support are imperative to achieving high quality services. The quality department is looking to enhance its team with this new Medication lead role.

Summary of the Role

The role of Senior Quality Practitioner – Medication Lead is a newly developed role which will significantly contribute to quality assurance across the organisation. The role will concentrate on medication governance and improvement processes across our national services, particularly those services who are registered with CQC. Creative Support currently has over 650 services, including Learning Disability, Mental Health, Care Homes, etc. The role will be well supported within the highly experienced and established quality team who have been together in its current work for over 10 years.

Key areas of concentration for this post holder are to have a lead role in medication good practice including ensuring policies and toolkits enable excellent medication management and to audit sites to ensure compliance against policy and protocols.

You will be based within the Quality team and will contribute to our audit and social care governance processes. Full induction and comprehensive training provided. The role is newly developed and hence the successful candidate will be involved in the strategy for the role in conjunction with the Head of Quality. This is a progressive role for an experience professional in Health and Social Care with a passion for high standard of health support and medication good practice. This is a varied role and suits someone who is organised, caring with great insight into good practice standards.

The role is based in Stockport town centre with national travel. There is potential for some flexible working.

If you would like to know more about this role please contact Claire Robinson, Head of Quality on 07974 320 577 or through our Head Office on 0161 236 0829.

Vacancy Reference Number: 72633

Applications for this role must be submitted via the Creative Support website using the above vacancy reference number

Full training is provided, as is the opportunity to work towards QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care. Benefits of working with Creative Support include a probationary bonus, pension contributions, 33 days Annual Leave and company paid enhanced DBS.

We are a passionate, inclusive, and anti-racist organization – Stonewall Diversity Champion, Disability Confident Employer who have recently received Investors in People Gold awarded.

We can only accept applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK. – This post will not be open to Sponsorship under the UKVI scheme.

Application Instructions:

To apply, candidates must complete the online application form located on our company website via the listing for the above reference numbered role. We do not accept CV’s as a method of application.

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Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed to be considered for the vacancy. If you have not received a response to your application within 10 working days of the closing date please accept this as notification of an unsuccessful application. Unsuccessful applicants must wait 6 months before reapplying. We do not provide outcomes for unsuccessful applications.

For role or application queries please email

Recruitment Department, Creative Support Ltd, Wellington House, 131 Wellington Road South, Stockport, SK1 3TS

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