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NHS Governance Lead - Midwifery

City of London, England
£38 - £42.04 per hour + INSIDE IR35
Closing date
5 Apr 2024

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Acute Trust
Job Type
Nursing, Lead Nurse

Job Details

Practicus are partnering with an NHS organisation that are urgently seeking a Governance Lead

PURPOSE - You will use your skills as a seasoned Governance Lead to review, improve and manage the governance and patient safety processes.

THE DIFFERENCE is that you will build on the good work that has already been delivered and ensure they have safe services across their divisions. This role has an opportunity to greatly impact in a positive way the safety of a portfolio of services used by the local population with a focus on improving governance across their midwifery services.

THE ROLE IS BOTH INTERESTING AND CHALLENGING because you will be working with their midwifery services with an Improvement Advisor to ensure they have excellent patient safety processes in place, and implementing improvement with their governance processes on the ground You will contribute to the journey this Trust is on to improve the health outcomes of its local community.

TO DELIVER THIS we require an experienced Governance Lead with a collaborative leadership style with the ability to support the Complaints and Serious Incident teams ensuring they are following the best processes. We are looking for someone with the passion, and expertise within Governance and Patient Safety.

WHY WORK WITH PRACTICUS? We've been supporting the NHS with the provision of senior interims since 2004. We care about what we do as much as you care about what you do. If you feel you could help my client and the many people whose lives would be improved and enriched by the successful delivery of this portfolio, then I'd absolutely love to hear from you.

· Proven experience gained within the NHS in a Governance role.
· A midwife by background or a depth of experience gained within midwifery services.
· Experience of Incident Management and the use of Datix
· Experience of Managing the Complaints and SI process
· A passion for the patient experience, journey and the safety of services they receive.
· Ability to report back the status of governance improvements to the leadership team.

BAND: NHS Band 8b
LENGTH: 3 - 6 months
START: March 2024

3 days On-Site / 2 days remote


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01491 577122
Riverside Barns
Remenham Church Lane
Henley on Thames
United Kingdom

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