Associate Director Clinical Governance – Risk & Safety

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West Midlands
Band 8c
17 Mar 2021
14 Apr 2021
Finegreen Consultant
Acute Trust
Job Type
A large healthcare organisation is looking to appoint an Associate Director Clinical Governance – Risk & Safety on an interim basis for 6 months to work in the West Midlands.

This is a band 8c role, working inside IR35 on an hourly rate of: £49.54.

Lead on the development of an organisation wide approach to safety, translating and implementing the changes within the National Patient Safety Strategy (NPSS), working with corporate & divisional teams and patient groups accordingly.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the formulation of the organisation’s corporate strategies for Clinical Governance, inclusive of safety, risk and clinical effectiveness on behalf of the Board;
  • Support the development and delivery of a revised model of clinical governance at corporate & divisional levels;
  • Ensuring Clinical Divisions are enabled to deliver the clinical governance agenda and associated improvement activity;
  • Continuing a programme of reform and standardisation of Clinical Governance, streamlining processes and removing nonvalue added activities;
  • Create an environment where learning drawn from complaints, the quality hub and serious incidents collectively, drive learning and improvement across the organisation;
  • Ensure the ongoing delivery of the Risk Management Strategy, working with the Head of Patient Safety and Clinical Risk Manager;
  • Oversight of the Risk management strategy and key Clinical Governance objectives, working with the head of Patient safety on their delivery;
  • Co-ordinate the work required to achieve compliance for Care Quality Commission standards relating to the Well Led and Safety Domains;
  • Provide direct support to the Divisional Management Team, to develop and implement effective clinical governance processes, working with the Clinical Governance Leads and Teams;
  • Ensure the digital changes to NRLS and the introduction of the new Patient Safety Incident Response Framework is implemented effectively.
A successful candidate will have:
  • A clinical registration is desirable;
  • Must have expensive management experience within the NHS for Risk, Quality and Safety;
  • Provide dynamic, senior leadership, visibility and expert support to the patient safety agenda across the organisation, leading on and embedding a patient safety culture;
  • Excellent communication skills required, verbally and written.
If you are interested in the post and have the above skill set, please do send a copy of your CV, along with availability/ notice period to

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