Editor – National Clinical Audit & Patient Outcomes Programme (NCAPOP)

Published: 26 Mar 2019

Closing date for applications: 26 Apr 2019

Location: Central London

Salary: circa £28K

Details: 1 year fixed term contract

The Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP) is an independent not for profit organisation led by a consortium of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, the Royal College of Nursing and National Voices. HQIP commissions and manages NHS clinical work programmes on behalf of NHS England and the Welsh Government. HQIP works in partnership with patients and healthcare professionals to influence and improve healthcare practice at all levels.

We are a small, busy, friendly team and are seeking an editor to join our project team.  If you have had previous experience in a editorial role, or are seeking a new challenge and have the relevant experience and skills, we would love to hear from you.

Editor – National Clinical Audit & Patient Outcomes Programme (NCAPOP)

The NCAPOP editor contributes to reviewing the provider outputs and ensuring that the outputs comply with the NCAPOP Standard Reporting Procedure (SRP) and the editorial related aspects of the Provider Technical Manual.   The primary aim is to ensure that NCAPOP commissioned products are published in concordance with published guidance and that the content is high quality, easy to understand and right for our users.

Key requirements of this position are:

  • Understanding of publishing and editorial processes
  • Working in an editorial or publishing environment
  • Copy-editing and proofreading information for healthcare, social care, scientific or academic audience
  • High standard of copy-editing and proofreading skills
  • Knowledge of website or other methods of digital publication
  • Ability to develop documents or other communications to support the team’s work
  • Familiarity with scientific, medical or other specialist terminology
  • Ability to prioritise work appropriately and effectively to meet deadlines and to support a number of people with conflicting priorities
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Word, including ability to develop and use templates
  • Knowledge of practical application of Accessible Information  Standard (DCB1605 Accessible Information)
  • Highly organised with excellent planning skills to manage multiple projects
  • Self-motivating with the ability to work unsupervised and make timely, robust and independent decisions on issues for which they have responsibility.

How to apply

To apply, please download a copy of the job description and application form and return the completed application form. together with Declaration of Interest and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form to [email protected]

Closing date for applications: Friday 26 April 2019, 5pm

Interviews are planned for: Thursday 9 May 2019

Due to the high volume of applications, feedback is only given to shortlisted applicants.

Further information

For further information about the post, please contact Jill Stoddart, NCAPOP Operations Director, at [email protected]