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Assistant Director of Quality Governance

£49.54 - £59.11 per hour
Closing date
5 Jul 2022

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Finegreen are supporting an NHS organisation in the appointment of an Assistant Director of Quality Governance.

The post will be based in the Yorkshire and Humber area, working on an interim/Fixed Term Contract basis for 9 months initially. The hourly rate will be between £49.54 - £59.11.

The post holder will be responsible for providing comprehensive senior leadership to enable the delivery of a highly effective and efficient clinical governance and quality assurance culture.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Ensure that all aspects of clinical governance and quality assurance are delivered to agreed high standards which provide the best possible experience and outcome to service users across the organisation;
  • Expert leadership of the regulatory agenda to ensure compliance across a range of statutory and professional functions;
  • Support the Director of Nursing in developing the organisations strategic approach to quality and safety;
  • Contribute to national strategy through consultation, including quality improvement and regulation;
  • Engage with external stakeholders related to quality improvement and patient safety, including CCG, CQC, NHSE/I, Healthwatch;
  • Lead and champion the work of the Directorate of Nursing, Quality & Professional Practice across the organisation on behalf of the Director of Nursing, AHPs & Quality;
  • Provide senior, expert leadership regarding the organisational response and implementation of recommendations from external reviews and inquiries;
  • Ensure that all services are adequately prepared for external inspection e.g., CQC planned and unplanned visits;
  • Provide expert guidance and supportive challenge to enable effective clinical governance and quality assurance within the business units;
  • Provide and receive highly complex, accurate information to other departments, colleagues, and external contacts.
The ideal candidate will have:
  • Must have experience working within the NHS/a healthcare environment;
  • Excellent knowledge of the NHS in relation to colleague development, clinical quality strategies and national policy;
  • Drive the provision of safe, effective and outstanding patient/service user experience;
  • Excellent leadership skills, able to communicate effectively and provide guidance with expert knowledge;
  • Innovative thinking and awareness of best Practice.
If you are interested in the role, please contact Ria Healy on 0161 241 9672 and send a copy of your updated CV to along with your availability and rate.


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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