Divisional Governance Lead

The Finegreen Group
Band 8a - 8b
Closing date
17 Dec 2021

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An exciting opportunity has arisen, supporting a large NHS organisation as a Divisional Governance Lead.

The post is working in London on an interim basis, initially for a period of 3 months, at a Band 8A – 8B level.

The post holder will provide support and guidance to clinicians and managers in all aspects of quality and clinical governance, managing risk in a coordinated, systematic, transparent, and focused way.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the day-to-day management of the divisional governance framework within the relevant Divisions and Directorates;
  • Hold accountability for ensuring safety of services and delivery of high standards of patient care;
  • Act as an expert source of advice for the divisional leadership team in respect of maintaining an integrated governance function ensuring that the division can demonstrate that its services are Safe, Effective, Caring, Well led and Responsive;
  • Ensure that the Division has in place systems and processes which ensure all aspects of clinical risk is managed, including incident and accident reporting and root cause analysis of any clinical incidents;
  • Highlight exceptions and risks ensuring mitigating action can be taken to keep programmes and/or projects on track;
  • Ensure there are clear systems in place to monitor and review incidents, and a process to escalate serious incidents within the Division to the DDN/M/PG, DDO and DMD;
  • Attend incident review meetings, to evaluate responses to incidents, monitor themes and trends
  • work collaboratively with clinicians and managers, using developed analytical skills, to identify risk management priorities pertinent to particular clinical areas or departments;
  • Provide senior professional leadership to clinical staff;
  • Support the Senior Staff to ensure that all medical/nursing/midwifery/AHP and non- medical clinicians across the Division adhere to their professional codes of conducts.
A successful candidate will have:
  • At least 3 years’ experience working within an acute NHS healthcare setting;
  • Evidence of undertaking senior/lead roles dealing with risk management, quality of care and patient safety issues;
  • Specialist knowledge of all stages of the governance cycle and quality improvement methodology;
  • Excellent presentation skills & attention to detail.
If you are interested in the role and have the above skill set, please send a copy of your updated CV along with your availability to Ria Healy on ria.healy@finegreen.co.uk


Put simply, we help our clients to recruit the best possible people to lead, manage and direct their organisations. Since launching in 2005 we have become an award winning, market-leading consultancy focusing on both public and private sector Healthcare recruitment. 

Leadership skills have rarely been at such a premium - as organisations across both public and private sectors attempt to improve services and standards at a time of widespread change and unprecedented financial constraints.

Like other leading executive recruiters, Finegreen has developed a pool of talent built up over many years, along with established networks, to ensure that right-match candidates get to hear about relevant positions. Where Finegreen differs from many others, is in its willingness to spend quality time with clients - to gain an in-depth knowledge of roles being filled and their importance to an organisation.

During just 12 years in the Healthcare market, Finegreen has developed into a Virgin Fast Track top 100 company - and was voted Recruiter of the Year 2013, 2014 and 2016 at the Health Investor Awards, Top small to medium sized business 2013 -1 2018 at the Best Business Awards, and featured in Recruiter’s Top 10 Public Sector Recruitment providers.


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0345 130 4006
The Finegreen Group
M12 6JH
United Kingdom

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