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Clinical Governance Lead

Job Description

Finegreen are Supporting a Care Home/Hospice located in Yorkshire and Humber in their recruitment for a Clinical Governance Lead. The post will be working on a fixed term contract basis between 4 – 6 months with 1-2 days per week required on site and the rest working remotely.

The post holder can work full time hours, or condensed hours over 4 days per week. The salary will be at £28,000 pa.

The post holder will provide clinical leadership across the organisation in terms of Patient Safety, Risk and the implantation of quality and improvements.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Provide supervision and direction to the Governance facilitator and in turn Data Analyst;

  • Develop and lead a rolling programme of service outcome measures which capture the effectiveness of the organisation services and which supports the requirements of the Care Quality Commission and other Statutory Bodies;

  • Line management responsibility for the Clinical Governance Facilitator;

  • Hold of a review of systems and process and overall leading on serious incidents, complaints and risk;

  • Review of outstanding policies, able to put together an action plan to implement new procedures;

  • Implementation and monitoring of an electronic risk system for effective working;

  • Supporting with preparations for a pending CQC visits;

  • Able to analyse and interpret National Policy and Guidance and assess and present implications for the organisation’s Board of Trustees.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience of working at a senior management level within the NHS/a healthcare setting;

  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of patient safety agenda;

  • Knowledge and understanding of investigating and managing Serious Untoward Incidents, including Root Cause Analysis techniques;

  • Proven leadership and management skills;

  • Able to carry out project work in conjunction with the Clinical Director.

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.