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Deputy Director of Governance

East of the U K
£59.11 per hour
Closing date
10 Feb 2022

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An exciting opportunity has arisen, supporting a large Healthcare organisation as a Deputy Director of Governance.

The post will be working in the East of England, on an interim basis for 3 months initially. The hourly rate will be: £59.11, working inside IR35, through an umbrella solution company.

The post holder will be accountable to, and support, the Executive Chief Nurse in the development and implementation of a comprehensive, strategic Governance framework to deliver high-quality patient centred services across the organisation and in partnership with other external partners.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Lead on the quality governance and risk for the outsourcing function and line manage the team;
  • Act as the designated lead for the Executive Chief nurse on all aspects of governance related to the Health Care Partnership, commissioning intentions relating to outsourcing, and contracts;
  • Support the governance framework and its development;
  • Responsible for overseeing and collating the timely production of information and associated assurances to demonstrate compliance and improvement in the delivery of the governance framework;
  • Responsible for the development of the strategic governance framework to deliver the requirements to function, focusing on patient safety, patient experience, learning & quality improvement;
  • Delegated responsibility for delivering CQC and outsourcing outcome programmes of work through creating and developing systems, implementation and supporting Divisional teams in delivery;
  • Lead the development, implementation and monitoring of the HCP governance and risk strategy, providing support to internal stakeholders;
  • Lead the development of clinical level key performance indicators and ensure governance systems are in place to monitor and improve performance in outsourcing and at HCP level, in partnership with stakeholders;
  • Create and implement a system to ensure quality is managed to ensure quality is embedded within outsourcing contracts and in line with divisions.
A successful candidate will have:
  • Must have experience within the NHS working at a senior level;
  • A master’s degree, or equivalent experience;
  • Five years previous experience of working in a senior capacity in the NHS, managing staff, and dealing with patients and service users;
  • Experience of managing complex clinical governance issues and risk management processes;
  • Significant staff and team management experience and ability to manage complex multi-disciplinary teams at assistant director level or above.

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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