Head of Clinical Standards

Posted 21 September by NHS Business Services Authority

Head of Clinical Standards

37.5 hours per week. Full time - office hours

Fixed Term until 30th June 2021

We are looking for a Senior Professional Manager to join the Trust’s Quality and Governance team on a fixed term basis until the end of June 2021, to cover the secondment of the previous post holder. This is an exciting opportunity to recruit a highly motivated, skilled and experienced professional to join the team. The successful candidate will be someone who is motivated, forward thinking, has excellent communication skills and a positive ‘can do’ attitude. Could this be you?

Do you have the knowledge and skills to lead and co-ordinate clinical standards work in the Trust? Could you work closely with the Director of Governance, Chief Nurse and Medical Director and provide professional leadership and support, and specialist knowledge and advice to the leads within the care groups. Does working collaboratively to ensure that there are robust systems and mechanisms in place for governance and learning from incidents and serious incidents interest and excite you?

You could be working in the recently restructured Quality Governance Team with Patient Safety, Patient Experience, Compliance and Quality Improvement and Effectiveness Leads and this is an excellent opportunity to be part of embedding this structure in the Trust.

For informal enquiries contact Georgia Wright telephone .

Secondment opportunity for internal staff -

Applicants should discuss their interest in a secondment opportunity with their line manager and seek their approval before pursuing the opportunity.

  • Please ensure that you document evidence of meeting all the essential criteria in the supporting information.
  • If sufficient response is received this post could be closed earlier than the specified closing date, please apply as soon as possible to ensure that your application is considered.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children therefore if the post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended) the successful candidate(s) will be subject to a criminal records check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The cost of the DBS must be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction. DBS charges are as follows if applicable to the post:

Standard Check: £26 + Administration cost of £4.20 = deducted at £10.20 from 1st month salary and £10 deducted from salary over following 2 months.

Enhanced Check: £44 + administration cost of £4.20 = £15.20 deducted from 1st month salary and £11 deducted from salary over following 3 months.

As part of the one of the largest employers in the UK NCIC future employees will have also access to the following benefits.

A lease car may be available for this position; further details will be provided upon appointment if applicable.

27 day holiday scheme rising to 33 after 10 years

Flexible working Scheme

Excellent opportunities for development

Competitive NHS Pension scheme

Access to NHS discounts with retailers and leisure companies

EAP (Employee Assistance Programme) a free, confidential counselling and information service to assist with personal or work-related problems

These schemes are subject to availability

Reference: 40937499

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