Volunteer Patient Safety Partner – NHS

30 October 2023

Would you like to work with Isle of Wight NHS Trust to consider how to improve patient safety?

This role includes being involved in:

  • patient safety training
  • investigation oversight
  • improvement projects with a focus on learning from patient safety events
  • the design of safer healthcare at all levels in the organisation

The role involves a commitment of approx 4-5hrs per week working directly with the Patient Safety Team.

The majority of work will be in online meetings, but there may be some face to face work too.

Further details here


Skills and Experience

• Understanding of and broad interest in patient safety.

• Able to review, digest and comprehend a range of information and opinions.

• Able to think widely about safety, health and wellbeing as well as service delivery and improvement.

• Confidence to communicate well verbally with senior leaders about strategic issues, as an advocate for patient safety.

• Ability to provide a patient, carer, or lay perspective and to put forward views on behalf of the wider community/groups of patients (not own opinion only).

• Experience of championing health improvements; able to be a critical friend.

• Interaction with multiple stakeholders at senior management level.

• Experience of working in partnership with healthcare organisations or programmes.

• Sound judgement and an ability to be objective.

• Personal integrity and commitment to openness, inclusiveness, and high standard

Further details here