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Covid Response Service - Clinical Assurance Director

The Finegreen Group
Band 8c
Closing date
19 Jan 2022
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An exciting opportunity has arisen, supporting a large Healthcare organisation as a Covid Response Service - Clinical Assurance Director.

The post will be working on as an interim for 3 months initially, on a fully remote working basis. The hourly rate will be between £41.13 - £49.54 working inside IR35 (through an umbrella solution).

The post holder will be a senior manager in the Covid Response Service (CRS), responsible for the clinical safety and clinical governance of the clinical services offered.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Provide strong leadership, governance, direction, communication, and focus, in pursuit of delivering professional and clinical excellence;
  • Maintain an effective working relationship with operational and clinical colleagues;
  • Engage with external stakeholders with regards to Clinical Governance of the CRS (Covid Response Service);
  • Have overarching leadership for the clinical teams both within the service centre and the clinical staff within the supplier sites;
  • Responsible for the effective and timely reporting of complaints, feedback, and incidents in line with commissioner requirements;
  • Advise the Chief Nurse/Clinical Director on clinical governance matters emerging from key relationships with commissioners and partner providers;
  • Ensure learning from Clinical Audit is reported to commissioners, including improvements to clinical performance and respond to further requirements from commissioners.
  • Act as the Day-to-Day Line manager for all the staff within the clinical function including activities such as: appraisals, sickness, absence, disciplinary, grievance matters, recruitment, and selection;
  • Ensure the implementation of best practice in relation to confidentiality of patient information is adhered to in line with Caldicott guidance / principles;
  • Positively engage with Stakeholders/ Commissioners to facilitate development of the health care agenda and to enhance their understanding of the role of the organisation as an e-Health provider;
  • Respond to significant clinical issues that may arise in the out of hours period, including serious incidents, clinical alerts, and liaison with external agencies, e.g., HPA, Police.
A successful candidate will have:
  • Must be a registered General Nurse;
  • A master’s degree or equivalent or previous experience;
  • Significant, proven experience at a senior level within a clinical setting;
  • Proven experience at a senior level for managing clinical risk and quality;
  • Experience of working within and knowledge of the structure of the NHS;
  • Excellent working knowledge of current 111 operational and clinical issues;
  • Experience of quality improvement, preparing for and managing CQC inspections;
  • Proven experience of managing all elements of clinical governance and teams.


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


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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