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Job summary

Main area
Clinical Governance
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
538391
Employer
Spire Healthcare
Employer type
Private Sector
Site
Kent
Town
Kent
Salary
Dependent on experience
Closing
09/06/2017 23:59
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Clinical Governance Lead

Band 6

Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital offers a comprehensive range of services and facilities in a comfortable and relaxed environment to patients in Kent. We are proud to treat patients to the highest standards of care, consistently delivering excellent patient satisfaction.

We are seeking to recruit a Clinical Governance Compliance and Risk Manager to oversee, manage and offer advice on all matters relating to Clinical Governance, ensuring that minimum regulatory standards are met whilst reducing risk and improving standards through a robust and regularly reviewed audit process.

The post holder will support the implementation of the clinical governance strategy along with developing strategy, policy, procedures and guidelines for risk management and acting as a champion for governance and risk within the hospital.

You will participate in the implementation of the clinical effectiveness programme, supporting regulatory inspections, leading the clinical governance programme, supporting the delivery of a responsive reporting and monitoring framework across the hospital, supporting service delivery and clinicians to manage risk effectively as well as, record and follow up on all aspects of clinical governance including use of information, research, communication and patient/carer involvement.

You will also co-ordinate the various functional activities which advise on risk management issues within Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital and provide support to the Head of Clinical Services / Matron.

Who we are looking for...

To deliver this exciting and challenging agenda you will need to be able to work with a wide range of staff, both within the Hospital and communicate at a higher level, negotiate, prioritise and deliver complex areas of work and maintain a focus on patient, staff and service needs within the governance agenda.

We welcome applications from people who have a minimum of 2 years recent experience in risk management, clinical audit and effectiveness area or related field (e.g. service improvement, health intelligence, research). A high demonstrable knowledge of current national policy in relation to risk, clinical governance and adverse event reporting issues and a Clinical qualification is required.

As well as having previous experience working in an acute setting, you will also have the following:

In-depth knowledge of Quality and Governance
Excellent clinical engagement skills
Hands on approach
Ability to hit the ground running
Good level of resilience and the ability to work on own initiative
Multi-organisation experience would be beneficial
Presentation skills
This is a part-time position, 22.5 hours flexible working

Salary: Competitive

We commit to our employees well-being through training, support and reward. We offer employees a market competitive basic salary and bonus opportunity as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes contributory pension scheme, life assurance, private medical cover, wellness screening, eyesight tests, childcare vouchers, cycle to work gym membership, transport season ticket loans and a motivating workplace environment.

An enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service or Disclosure Scotland will be applied for in the event of a successful application.

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