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Divisional Governance Lead

Divisional Governance Lead

Posted 13 June by REED Health & Care
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TITLE OF POST: Divisional Governance Lead
LOCATION: Based at St Mary’s Hospital site, with travel across all Trust locations and beyond as required by the role
RESPONSIBLE TO: Head of Quality Compliance and Assurance and dotted line to Divisional Director of Nursing
ACCOUNTABLE TO: Deputy Medical Director

Start Date: ASAP End Date: TBC

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust Values

We are absolutely committed to ensuring that our patients have the best possible experience within our hospitals. We are looking for people who are committed to delivering excellent patient care, whatever their role, and who take pride in what they do. We place a high value on treating all patients, customers and colleagues with respect and dignity, and seek people who strive for excellence and innovation in all that they do.


The principle objective of this post-holder is to lead, manage and promote systemic improvements in Clinical Governance and healthcare quality throughout the specified clinical division. Also to support the Trusts Head of Quality Compliance and Assurance and the Divisional Director of Nursing in leading the development of practice and innovation in order to continuously improve the quality of the patient’s therapeutic experience and care outcomes.

In addition, the post holder will provide professional leadership and expert resource to the clinical division and will work with other senior colleagues in a shared governance model, contributing to the education, training and development of staff, undertaking and contributing to practice and service development, research and evaluation. In this senior position the post holder will influence and affect change at senior management, clinical, service development and administrative levels within the division ensuring that national and local requirements are delivered on-time and to the highest agreed quality standards.


1. Quality Improvement & Clinical Governance
2. Patient Safety
3. Compliance
4. Safety Risk Management/Serious Incident Management
5. Clinical Audit
6. Policy Management
7. Leadership
8. Workforce Development


Educated to degree/post
graduate level or equivalent vocational qualification in a health or management related subject.

Knowledge, training and experience:
-Masters level education or equivalent experience
-Experience of patient/public involvement in enhancing patient experience
-Evidence of managing clinical risk
-Experience in building and effectively managing a multidisciplinary team
-Detailed working knowledge of NHS practices and procedures

Other Skills:

Analytical and judgment skills
Planning and organisational skills
Responsibilities for policy and service development
Responsibilities for financial and physical resources
Freedom to act
Research and Development
Communication and relationship skills
Information resources
Human resources

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Reference: 38207258

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