Programme Manager

  • Location : London
  • Status : Permanent contract
  • Salary : £41,650 per annum
  • Closing date : 02/12/2021
  • Interview date : 08/12/2021
The College Centre for Quality Improvement (CCQI) comprises a team of quality improvement workers who evaluate, audit and research mental health services. We are currently seeking a dynamic and proactive individual for the following role: 

Programme Manager across:
  • Quality Network for Forensic Mental Health Services (QNFMHS)
  • Quality Network for Prison Mental Health Services (QNPMHS)
  • Quality Network for Psychiatric Intensive Care Units (QNPICU)
The successful candidate will be a good team player with experience of project and people management and working in quality improvement, audit, or research, ideally in healthcare. Excellent organisational, report writing, and communication skills are required. Responsibilities will also include supervising team members and budgets; recruiting mental health services to participate; managing data; organising events and training; collaborating with key stakeholders including clinicians, patients, carers and partner organisations and enabling and supporting quality improvement within the CCQI.  

The successful candidates will be required to undertake a Disclosure Barring Service check.

The Royal College of Psychiatrists is the professional membership body for psychiatrists and promotes excellent care for people with mental illness. It has 19,000 members and engages with the government and the media as the leading voice of the UK’s mental health services. The College is a values-based organisation and, in 2019, was named Charity of the Year in the European Diversity Awards.

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 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: Thursday 2 December 2021 at 10am

Interview date: Wednesday 8 December 2021 - via Microsoft Teams

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

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