Quality Governance Manager

Posted 20 September by Appoint Group

Quality Governance Manager

N/E London

Full Time

up to £52,000

Our client is currently recruiting for a Quality Governance Manager. To ensure that we meet this objective the quality improvement strategy and clinical governance processes are key to the provision of high quality care to NHS patients within this locale. This hospital Centre works with its local NHS partners and offers rapid access to elective surgical care across a range of specialities. Our client sets ambitious targets in order to measure the standard of care we provide, demonstrating excellent clinical outcomes, innovation and efficiency within pathways of care. The Quality Governance Manager role is central to the NEL team achieving our goals. The post holder will also play a key role in the continued development of our Quality Improvement Strategy ensuring that as an organisation we are a leading quality healthcare organisation. Our strategy is based on the four key elements of high quality healthcare - clinical governance, clinical effectiveness, patient safety and patient experience.

Key Responsibilities

To support the Head of Nursing and the Senior Management Team (SMT) in delivering the organisations quality governance and regulatory compliance agendas. Take the lead in implementing, monitoring and ensuring compliance with regulatory standards in respect of Care Quality Commission (CQC), National Health Service Litigation Authority Standards (NHSLA); Department of Health initiatives, Infection Prevention and Control, NICE guidance, NHS Outcomes and other regulatory agencies as appropriate. Provide direction to all Head's of Departments to deliver accurate reports and/or audits which demonstrate the levels of compliance achieved, which in turn will provide assurance to all necessary internal and external bodies or indicate to the organisation that pro-active action needs to be taken to rectify gaps. To lead the implementation of the quality improvement programmes alongside our staff, ensuring that there is knowledge and skills transfer. To hold overall responsibility for applying the clinical governance principles as outlined in the Clinical Governance Policy to the delivery of services, including recording, reporting and learning from adverse incidents, delivering safe, evidence based practice and meeting the required professional, legislative and quality standards.

Skills & Experience

Leading and developing clinical governance and quality improvement projects within a healthcare service or facility. Influencing the development of a quality improvement culture within a health care organisation. Proven management skills which allows for influence and engagement of both clinical and non-clinical staff. Familiar with CQC, JAG, ISO, NICE and CQUIN, Quality Accounts


Registered Nurse, current NMC registration. Good level of educational attainment. Qualification/training in Quality Improvement

For more information and or to apply please call Jenna O'Rourke on and or email

Reference: 33352445

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