NMC: Education and Quality Assurance Manager

Opening Date:
5 Jan 2018
Closing Date:
22 Jan 2018
Salary Range:

Job Title: Education and Quality Assurance Manager

Contract Status: Permanent

Salary: £45,000 – 50,000

About us

The Nursing and Midwifery Council regulates nurses and midwives in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland setting standards of education, training, conduct and performance so that nurses and midwives can deliver high quality healthcare throughout their careers.

Our strategy for the next five years sets out how we will develop our work to protect patients and the public effectively and efficiently. It places dynamic regulation at the centre of what we do and sets out where we think we should focus our energies and resources in order to promote standards of care and practice.

About the role

We are looking for someone to manage the operational delivery of our education quality assurance framework. As Education Quality Assurance Manager, you will manage a small team working to ensure that providers of professional education, training and development for nurses, midwives and future regulated roles meet our required standards.

You will be responsible for developing annual implementation plans for our education quality assurance activity and monitor the effectiveness of our methods. You will be responsible for ensuring that our approach to quality assurance is evidence based and uses relevant data and intelligence to inform our approach.

The successful candidate will also manage and quality assure our system for AEIs (Approved Education Institutions) and practice placement partners to exception report risks to programme delivery, ensuring  the development and implementation of proportionate risk triage and action plans.

Skills and experience required

 We are looking for a candidate with experience of working on quality assurance initiatives and experience and understanding of the education and healthcare sectors. You will also have experience of managing people, have good interpersonal skills and be able to provide support and guidance to others. You will be very organised and able to plan and deliver work.

You will have excellent analytical skills and experience of writing reports and briefings. You will also have experience of engaging with stakeholders.

Why work for the NMC? 

  • 30 days holiday and eight days paid bank holidays
  • flexible working arrangements
  • child care vouchers
  • cycle to work
  • staff discounts with high street retailers
  • subsidised on-site restaurant
  • season ticket loans
  • BUPA regulated Employee Assistance Programme

To apply

For more information about the role please read the job description and the person specification.


If you feel that this role is for you, please send your cv with a supporting statement on how you feel you meet the skills and experiences highlighted in the person specification, and the personal details form, to recruitment@nmc-uk.org

For any application related queries please contact recruitment@nmc-uk.org

Closing date for completed applications: Noon on 22 January 2018

Interview Date: 31 January or 2 February 2018

The NMC is an employer that values the diversity of its workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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