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Clinical Governance & Quality Consultant

North East England
£49.54 - £59.11 per hour
Closing date
8 Jul 2022

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Finegreen are currently supporting an NHS Service Provider who are looking to recruit a Clinical Governance & Quality Consultant on an interim basis.

The post will be working mainly remotely with some ad-hoc travel to site based in the Northwest/Northeast with an hourly rate between £49.54 - £59.11, working inside IR35 (through an umbrella solution company).

The post holder will work closely with the Deputy Director of Governance and be a source of expertise, advice and direction for clinical quality and clinical governance related matters.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Responsible for professional leadership and development of improvement strategies in the areas of Quality Assurance, Patient Safety, Clinical Effectiveness and Complaints;
  • Effectively hold corporate responsibility for developing and overseeing the implementation of the Clinical Governance framework;
  • Deal with highly sensitive and contentious situations in complex and challenged environments when addressing change and development, some of which could be highly emotive;
  • Provide clear, objective, and balanced information and insight to the CEO & Board;
  • Lead the development of an electronic system for an evidence repository for compliance against CQC Standards;
  • Enhance the communication processes and engagement with the Serious Incident process, ensuring that there is local ownership, developing a culture of continuous learning for improvement which is shared across services;
  • Able to evaluate information quickly and effectively, and the likely impact on the organisation from changes and shifts of national and local policy development;
  • Develop team morale and motivation through effective personal leadership, ensuring views and decisions are communicated up and down the management structure;
  • Assure effective communication channels within the Clinical Governance team and support and foster clear and effective communication with colleagues throughout the organisation.
The ideal candidate will have:
  • Must have experience working within the NHS, a healthcare setting/Healthcare service provider;
  • Desirable Clinical Qualification recognised by the three main regulatory bodies NMC, GMC and HPCP;
  • Demonstrable track record in leading Clinical and Quality Governance in a healthcare organisation;
  • Expertise within Quality Governance;
  • Significant experience of delivery at Deputy Director/Director level;
  • Improvement and change management expertise.
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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