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Risk Officer

Care Quality Commission
Home-based or CQC Office based, UK
£31,373 - £36,775 + benefits
Closing date
1 May 2024

Job Details

Risk Officer

Salary: £31,373 (National Framework) or £36,775 per annum (London Framework – if you are London office based or homebased and live within the boundary of the M25) – There is also an additional home-working allowance of £553 per annum for those working from home
Hours: Full-Time, 37 hours per week. We may also consider compressed hours.
Contract: Permanent
Location: Home-based or CQC Office based, United Kingdom
Closing date: Wednesday 1st May 2024 at 11.59pm

About Us

We’re the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and we work to improve health and adult social care in England.

Through the dedication of our expert team, we monitor health and social care services to provide England with a safe and compassionate care system, recognising when services perform well as well as encouraging improvements and taking action over poorer care, where necessary.

One of our main commitments is to become a truly inclusive organisation and to role model a diverse and representative culture. To do so, we work with a variety of networks, including the Disability Equality Network, Race Equality Network and LGBT+ Equality Network.

We are now looking for a Risk Officer to join our team on a full-time, permanent basis.

The Benefits

  • 27 days’ annual leave, rising with service to 32.5 days, plus 8 Bank Holidays
  • NHS pension scheme, with around a 14% employer contribution
  • Free employee assistance service 24 hours a day
  • Discounts to supermarkets, high street stores, electronics and fleet cars
  • Discounted gym vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Internal reward scheme where you could win a voucher or two!
  • Equipment for homeworking

Why this could be a great role for you

If you have experience of working in a risk management or similar role facilitating workshops or risk exercises, this is an exceptional opportunity to enhance your expertise with our essential organisation.

In this important role, you'll make a tangible difference to the lives of people across England, ensuring the provision of safe, effective and compassionate care, all whilst gaining unrivalled experience and furthering your career.

On top of this, you’ll enjoy a fantastic range of benefits and flexible working options, designed to support your success and wellbeing in your new role!

What you will bring…

To be considered as a Risk Officer, you will need:

  • Experience of working in a risk management or similar role
  • Experience facilitating workshops and/or risk exercises for staff
  • Robust diligence and attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills

What you’ll be doing

As a Risk Officer, you will support engagement with risk management across our organisation.

Providing advice and guidance to enhance the quality of risk management conversations across teams and directorates, you'll champion and support the implementation of our risk management strategy and principles.

You’ll contribute to effective processes to identify, assess, manage and report on risks, assisting teams to develop their risk registers and ensuring insightful risk information is recorded in line with requirements.

Additionally, you will:

  • Provide advice, briefings, presentations, and written reports
  • Support the maintenance of risk registers across the organisation
  • Utilise evidence, information, data and intelligence to assess risks and subsequent actions

Next steps

If you require any support or assistance with the recruitment process, please get in touch with our team or include a note in your application.

We know diverse teams allow for a more creative and productive environment and therefore encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, gender/sex, gender identity or expression, religion or belief, disability, ethnicity or sexual orientation.

So, if you’d like to join us as a Risk Officer, please apply via the button shown.

Other organisations may call this role Risk Management Officer, Compliance Officer, QSHE Officer, Compliance Monitoring Officer, Compliance Policy and Advisory Officer, or Quality Compliance Officer.


We're the independent regulator of health and adult 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.

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