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Clinical Governance & Quality Consultant

Job Description

Finegreen are currently supporting an NHS Service Provider who are looking to recruit a Clinical Governance & Quality Consultant on an interim basis.

The post will be working mainly remotely with some ad-hoc travel to site based in the Northwest/Northeast with an hourly rate between £49.54 - £59.11, working inside IR35 (through an umbrella solution company).

The post holder will work closely with the Deputy Director of Governance and be a source of expertise, advice and direction for clinical quality and clinical governance related matters.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for professional leadership and development of improvement strategies in the areas of Quality Assurance, Patient Safety, Clinical Effectiveness and Complaints;

  • Effectively hold corporate responsibility for developing and overseeing the implementation of the Clinical Governance framework;

  • Deal with highly sensitive and contentious situations in complex and challenged environments when addressing change and development, some of which could be highly emotive;

  • Provide clear, objective, and balanced information and insight to the CEO & Board;

  • Lead the development of an electronic system for an evidence repository for compliance against CQC Standards;

  • Enhance the communication processes and engagement with the Serious Incident process, ensuring that there is local ownership, developing a culture of continuous learning for improvement which is shared across services;

  • Able to evaluate information quickly and effectively, and the likely impact on the organisation from changes and shifts of national and local policy development;

  • Develop team morale and motivation through effective personal leadership, ensuring views and decisions are communicated up and down the management structure;

  • Assure effective communication channels within the Clinical Governance team and support and foster clear and effective communication with colleagues throughout the organisation.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Must have experience working within the NHS, a healthcare setting/Healthcare service provider;

  • Desirable Clinical Qualification recognised by the three main regulatory bodies NMC, GMC and HPCP;

  • Demonstrable track record in leading Clinical and Quality Governance in a healthcare organisation;

  • Expertise within Quality Governance;

  • Significant experience of delivery at Deputy Director/Director level;

  • Improvement and change management expertise.

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.