The Care Quality Commission checks whether hospitals, care homes and care services are meeting government standards. Visit our website at www.cqc.org.uk.
Jobs at CQC
If you are interested in working in health and social care and enjoy a challenge, find out how you can work for us.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community, and we are particularly keen to ensure appropriate representation in terms of diversity.
Find out about our current Job vacancies on the NHS jobs website.
Our commitment to equality
We recognise the real benefits of having a diverse community of staff and are committed to creating a culture where staff are valued, involved, supported and feel safe from discrimination.
You can read more about our Equality, diversity and human rights work.
As part of our commitment CQC takes part in the following schemes.
The Stonewall Diversity Champions programme is Britain's good practice employers' forum on sexual orientation. We know people perform better when they can be themselves and we are committed to LGBT equality. We enter the equality workplace index on an annual basis to highlight our commitment to inclusion.
Business Disability Forum
The Business Disability Forum gives us support by providing expertise, advice, training and networking opportunities. It works with members to promote best practice that benefits both organisations and disabled people.
The Mindful Employer initiative is aimed at increasing awareness of mental health at work and providing support for organisations in recruiting and retaining staff. We are putting its principles into practice to recognise issues of mental health and develop a full understanding of the impact this can have on employees and the public in general.
Join our inspection army
Professor Sir Mike Richards, our new Chief Inspector of Hospitals, is looking for clinicians, NHS professionals and members of the public to join our hospital inspection teams.
Find out more and respond to his call in Join Mike's inspection army.