** Please note that although the role is based in London, some travel to Newcastle and other CQC locations will be required. This is a full-time, permanent position, however we will also consider appointing as a secondment**
CQC is the independent regulator of health and social care in England. We make sure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care and we encourage care services to improve. We monitor, inspect and regulate services to ensure they meet fundamental standards of quality and safety and we publish what we find to help people choose care.
About the role
Organised and efficient, you will act as the day-to-day link between CQC, health and social care providers and internal stakeholders for answering complex questions about the fees scheme.
To act as lead for continuous improvement of fees processes, your varied and challenging remit will involve maximising the efficiency and effectiveness of fees and invoicing processes through corresponding with providers, as well as developing and delivering training courses on fees.
Reporting to the Fees and Income Manager, your strong governance skills, and health and social care understanding will support the development of the fees scheme by undertaking financial analysis and modelling in order to better understand the fee scheme and to interpret the impact of fee proposals.
CQC is undergoing a period of change so it is an exciting time and an opportunity for the right candidate to have a significant impact as part of the team.
You will be qualified or actively studying for a professional accountancy qualification. With excellent oral and written communication skills you will be able to deal with a range of stakeholders and a variety of potentially sensitive issues.
Combining your experience and understanding of health and social care with your financial abilities, you will be able to help ensure an efficient and effective fee scheme is in place.
Experience of producing financial models, interpreting results and having the ability to share and present your conclusions in clear and understandable terms is a must.
A confident communicator, with strong organisational abilities, you will be skilled in working collaboratively with colleagues in the improvement of financial processes.
For further information and to apply, please visit our website.
Closing date for applications: Sunday, 21st January 2018 at 23.45pm
Interview date: Wednesday 31st January 2018 in London
External Candidate Information
Please provide referee details for a full 3 year employment history on your application along with relevant information to support any gaps in employment, we will not approach your referees without your prior consent.
Please note that if you have not heard from us within 6 weeks of this vacancy closing, you can assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications being received across all of our vacancies, we are unable to provide individual feedback at application stage.
We must also inform you that, in line with the majority of government organisations, we do not pay travelling expenses for interviewees.
CQC are currently not able to accept applications from anyone requiring Tier 2 sponsorship because there are currently no Tier 2 vacancies.