Head Of Quality, Safety & Service Improvement



The Head of Quality, Safety and Service Improvement (QSSI) will have overall accountability for the Safety and Service Improvement Management System, to ensure the safety of care for all people we support, and staff, and to continuously improve the quality of care that is delivered. They will provide strategic and clinical leadership where required and direction for staff within Western Care Association to meet the needs of changing health of the people supported by the Association

Main Duties

The ongoing development of the Quality, Safety and Service Improvement Team, development of an integrated quality and safety management system, in line with the National Standards for Safer Better Healthcare, and all service-related regulatory requirements of Western Care Association across all areas of the Organisation.

Support an organisational culture that embraces positive risk taking within a person-centred and self-directed model of service in line with people we support's priorities, rights, will and preference. (full description below)

Eligibility Requirements

Qualification Details - Essential

  • An academic award in Quality, Safety, Risk Management or Clinical Governance in Healthcare at level 8 (or higher) on the Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) framework or equivalent


  • Hold a Social Care Qualification at Level 8 or higher and also have a relevant qualification in Quality, Safety, Risk Management or Clinical Governance.


  • Be a registered nurse on the live Register of Nurses kept by Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI).


  • Be registered in the Intellectual Disability Division of the Register of Nurses kept by NMBI/be registered in the Mental Health Division of the Register of Nurses kept RNID/RGN/RMHN qualification is desirable.

Organization Western Care Association
Industry Management
Occupational Category Head
Job Location Mayo,Ireland
Shift Type Morning
Job Type Full Time
Gender No Preference
Career Level Intermediate
Experience 2 Years
Posted at 2024-06-09 11:40 am
Expires on 2024-07-24