Working With Us

Come and work with us here at Aqua and have the opportunity to be at the centre of improving quality in the health and care sector.

Here at Aqua, there are many different opportunities to join our fantastic team. Our dynamic, highly skilled workforce, ensures we can deliver the best level of support to our customers.

Lived Experience

Our Lived Experience Panel is vital in supporting the development and improvement of the services Aqua provides by bringing their experience of using health and care services, as well as expertise from their careers and personal life experience.


Our highly skilled network of Associates, works across all areas of Aqua, supporting our customers with their specific requirements.

Special Advisors

Experts in their field, Special Advisors are highly credible individuals who have all held very senior executive posts across health and social care. With established personal and professional networks, all our Special Advisors are thought leaders committed to the principles of continuous improvement and learning.


Our workforce have a range of experience, from lived experience and front line clinical practice to board level, spanning sectors including acute & community trusts, mental health, primary care, local authority, military and academia.

What are the benefits of working with us?

Our People

Our brilliant staff members make up a strong support network who encourage and drive each other, whilst maintaining ownership and accountability for their work.

Making a Difference

Proudly part of the NHS, our team delivers key training to organisations across a number of sectors, improving services and outcomes for our population.

Creativity and Innovation

We are committed to dedicating time to develop and implement ideas and innovations. This has allowed us to create the cutting edge offers we provide for our customers.

Flexible Working

We offer various flexible working opportunities to help you to achieve a great work/life balance. This includes hybrid working and flexible hours.

Developing and Learning

We are committed to the continuous personal and professional development of all our staff, supporting career progression, and helping people realise their full potential.

Current Vacancies

We employ a mix of both clinical and non-clinical staff in a wide variety of roles. All our vacancies are advertised on the NHS jobs website; current vacancies can be viewed here.

Advancing Quality (AQ) Acute Kidney Injury Clinical Lead

We would like to announce the expansion of our clinical leadership team for the Advancing Quality Programmes Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) Programme.

Our AKI Programme was established in 2015 and has been successfully led by Mr Ragit Varia for 8 years. We have collected data on over 21,000 AKI patients from 16 trusts in north-west England.

We are keen to recruit a nephrologist to work alongside Mr Varia, using validated AQ data as a basis to improve the quality of care for AKI patients.

9 out of 10 AKI patients present to hospital as an emergency. Whilst appreciating that this is a challenging time for the NHS, it is essential that the AQ programme remains at the forefront of patient care, ensuring we remain relevant, fit for purpose and agile in supporting providers where possible. It is for these reasons, amongst others, that we seek to recruit a positive, motivated and passionate colleague to support the programme moving forward as an additional true advocate for the AKI programme, encouraging non-participating Trusts of its value in participation, defining and identifying priority areas for improvement.

Please submit your expression of interest with a description of how you will support, develop and further the aims of the AQ Programme.

Closing Date:

Communications and Marketing Manager

This is a 12 month maternity cover contract.

Are you a skilled communicator who is passionate, creative and practical?

The Communications and Marketing Manager will co-design and lead planned, proactive, effective communications with all levels of internal and external audiences across a range of channels.

Leading the Communications and Marketing team, this role provides strong leadership to ensure successful delivery of communications  and marketing plans,  and support business development.

The role will ensure high quality content (copy, voice, images, video, etc.) across all media (including social media and websites) is delivered to the right audiences at the right time, in line with Aqua’s brand.

The Communications and Marketing Manager will use their excellent writing and multimedia skills to create their own content to a high standard, as well as leading their team, and supporting staff across Aqua to generate content.

The Communications and Marketing Manager role is for someone with a proven track record of planning, implementing and evaluating communications and marketing activities. You will be an innovative thinker, committed to creative solutions and campaigns.

Closing Date: 04/12/2023

Improvement Advisor

This is a 12 month maternity cover contract.

As an Improvement Advisor at Aqua you will have a wide and varied portfolio of work and will support the Senior Improvement Advisors (SIAs) on key programmes.

It is expected that the successful candidate will have foundation knowledge and experience of QI and personalised care approaches and priorities. The post holder is not required to be expert in them. You will be provided with support and development opportunities to develop more in-depth experience and capability in the portfolio programmes.

The role will require the post holder to support the planning, delivery and evaluation of programmes and requires continuous engagement with members and partners. You will be required to work closely and regularly on site with Aqua clients and our national partners and customers. This will likely require extensive travel across the UK on a regular basis. (This can be weekly at times of acute delivery and support).

The post holder must have experience of working in/on quality improvement (QI) initiatives and in the use of QI, and be able to apply this as they work with people across health and care systems.

Closing Date: 12/12/2023

If you’d like to find out more, or have comments and enquiries please get in touch.

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