Project Officer x3

  • Location : London
  • Status : Fixed Term Contract until 30 April 2022 (NCAP)/ Permanent (POMH-UK)
  • Salary : £26,500 per annum
  • Closing date : 21/05/2021
  • Interview date : 10/06/2021

The College Centre for Quality Improvement, (CCQI) is a multi-disciplinary team of quality improvement workers who evaluate, audit and research mental health services. We are expanding the work that we carry out and are now seeking a dynamic and proactive individual for the following roles:

  • National Clinical Audit of Psychosis (NCAP) x2
  • The Prescribing Observatory for Mental Health (POMH-UK) x1

National Clinical Audit of Psychosis (NCAP) x2

Within the College Centre for Quality Improvement, we run an exciting programme of NHS-funded national clinical audits, including the National Clinical Audit of Psychosis, which provides important data that is driving forward improvements in care for people with first-episode psychosis. We are seeking two dynamic and proactive people to work as Project Officers in the NCAP team.

The Prescribing Observatory for Mental Health (POMH-UK) x1

For over 15 years the Prescribing Observatory for Mental Health (POMH-UK), based within the College Centre for Quality Improvement, has helped specialist mental health services across the UK improve the safety and effectiveness of their prescribing practice. We provide a series of audit-based quality improvement programmes, delivering customised reports that benchmark service and national level performance against clinical practice standards, supporting services’ QI interventions.

Information for all roles:

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

The successful candidate will be required to undertake a DBS check.

The Royal College of Psychiatrists is 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 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: Friday 21 May 2021 at 10am

Interview dates: Thursday 10 June 2021 (NCAP) and Friday 11 June 2021 (POMH-UK)

Interviews will take place via Microsoft Teams.

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

No agencies or publications please.