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Associate Director of Clinical Governance

Job Description

Finegreen are currently assisting in the appointment of an Assistant Director of Clinical Governance to work within the North West on an interim assignment for 3 months initially.

The role will require majority on-site working due to the nature of the role with some potential for remote. The hourly rate will be between £49.54 - £59.11, working inside IR35 (through an umbrella solution company).

The post holder will lead on a broad range of clinical governance and patient experience activity, working closely with the Director of Nursing.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Vast experience within Governance and Patient Experience, able to review patient safety investigation reports, clinical audits, and complaints to present to NHS Regulators;

  • Lead strategy in relation to patient experience ensuring this is aligned to the Group strategy, responsive to national survey feedback;

  • Ensure that the processes and structures to facilitate clinical governance are established and operational;

  • Lead on the development and implementation of MRI Patient Experience strategy aligned

  • to Group ‘What Matter to Me’ framework, national policy, and feedback from National

  • Patient Experience Surveys;

  • Manage and co-ordinate integrated governance systems which deliver compliance with all relevant external standards and requirements including those of the Care Quality Commission, NHS Improvement, NHS England, and Human Tissue Act;

  • Prioritise and plan workload ensuring deadlines are met within agreed timescales and re-adjusting plans to ensure competing priorities are met.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Senior experience working within the NHS;

  • Extensive experience in clinical governance, clinical effectiveness and patient safety;

  • Expertise within serious incidents, complaints and all related patient experience matters;

  • Understanding of NHS policies and procedures;

  • Significant experience of clinical and/or corporate governance within the NHS;

  • Experience of writing reports, delivering presentations;

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills.

If you are interested in the role, please contact Ria Healy on 0161 241 9672 and send a copy of your updated CV to along with your availability and rate.