Project Officer x7 - College Centre for Quality Improvement (CCQI)

  • Location : London
  • Status : Permanent and fixed-term contracts
  • Salary : £27,385 per annum
  • Closing date : 26/09/2022
  • Interview date : 13/10/2022

The College Centre for Quality Improvement (CCQI) works with mental health services to assess and improve the quality of care they provide. We work with more than 90% of mental health service providers in the UK and focus on four key areas: quality networks, accreditation, national clinical audits, and research and evaluation.

Find out more about the work of the College Centre for Quality Improvement (CCQI)

For Quality Networks and Accreditation Projects:

  • QNIC
  • QNCC

This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking for a career in quality improvement or health service development. You will work in a dynamic team supporting a national network(s) of front-line mental health services, interacting with clinicians, patients and their carers to improve these services.

The successful candidate will oversee data collection from clinical services to benchmark against quality standards, arrange and attend face-to-face and/or virtual visits to mental health services across the UK, organise events and deliver training as well as writing reports and other administrative tasks.

For Audits and Research Projects:

  • NAD x2
  • NCAP
  • POMH

This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking for a career supporting quality improvement (QI) in mental health services. We run an exciting series of QI programmes and national clinical audits, including the National Audit of Dementia (NAD), the National Clinical Audit of Psychosis (NCAP), and the Prescribing Observatory for Mental Health (POMH), which provide important data that are driving forward improvements in patient care.

The successful candidates will have a keen interest in data analysis, and excellent organisational, report writing and communication skills. Responsibilities will include assisting with the design of data collection tools, the analysis of large datasets, writing national reports to a deadline, liaising with healthcare professionals and assisting in the organisation of events.

Please note that there are two different job descriptions: one covering the three Quality Networks and Accreditation posts and one covering the four Clinical Audit and Research posts.

The College values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community, reflecting the population it serves.

We are committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and supportive culture, a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We aim to promote a more inclusive environment, which attracts all candidates and signals our commitment to celebrate and promote diversity.

We operate a hybrid working model of on-site and working from home/remote, which helps to ensure a flexible work-life balance.

We will consider putting into place appropriate reasonable adjustments for candidates who may have a disability.

We only recruit the best and in return for your commitment the College offers an attractive salary and benefits.

For any queries, please email

How to apply

For more information and instructions on how to apply, please download the following documents:

We welcome applications from all sectors of the community.

Closing date: Monday 26 September 2022, 10am

Interview dates: Thursday 13 October 2022 (pm), Friday 14 October 2022, Tuesday 18 October 2022 and Wednesday 19 October 2022 (pm) - via Microsoft Teams

The College is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Charity registration no. 228636

The College is a proud member of the Disability confident employer scheme. A Disability Confident employer will offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria (essential) for the job as defined by the employer. Please see the candidate information pack for more information.

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