Health investor awards 2013 winner

Job Details: Governance, Quality and Risk Lead

  • Specialism:
  • Clinical Governance
  • Sector:
  • Acute
  • Salary:
  • £29.92 per hour
  • Job Type:
  • Interim
  • Location:
  • East of England
  • Reference:
  • LG/18099

I am recruiting for an interim Governance, Quality and Risk Lead for an NHS organisation. This is an 8a assignment for a minimum of 3 months.

Key responsibilities:


  • To work as an integral part of the management team and to lead the governance, quality and safety agenda;
  • Make recommendations and advise on systems and processes to support the delivery of safer quality care as a senior manager and support the embedding of Trust culture and values into all services;
  • Lead the development, co-ordination and implementation of effective risk management strategies, working with colleagues to ensure an integrated approach to patient safety and embedding a positive risk management culture;
  • Oversee the delivery of quality and safety initiatives, including monitoring of trends, providing assurance to the Clinical Director, the Head of Midwifery & Nursing, the General Manager, Heads of Services, Matrons and Business Managers and to the Trust Executive, Board Sub-Committees and Speciality Team Meetings. This will include progress with serious incidents (SIs) and their associated actions, analysis of themes and trends and lessons learned;
  • Advise the Clinical Director, HoN/HoM and General Manager and provide leadership and direction to local staff in ensuring the organisation is prepared for compliance assessments both internally and via external agencies such as the Care Quality Commission (CQC);
  • The role will require close working and cooperation with the Corporate Clinical Governance functions and leads, and will work in accordance with Trust directed standards for delivery and assurance. 


The successful candidate:

  • Registered Nurse or Midwife with NMC with substantial experience at a senior level (Band 7 or above);
  • Experience of co-ordinating external assessments in an Acute Trust. 

For further information, please contact Louise Griffiths on 0161 241 9665 or email

Apply Add to shortlist Share on Linkedin Share on Facebook

Want more information or not sure if this job is for you?

Why not contact the consultant?

* denotes mandatory field

Scope of this Document

  • This document details the personally identifiable information The Finegreen Group gathers about you online, how we use it and why we require it. This document is also applicable to any personally identifiable information our business partners may share with us.
  • This document does not apply to the practices of companies that The Finegreen Group does not own or control or to people The Finegreen Group does not employ or manage.

Collection and Use

  • The Finegreen Group collects personally identifiable information when you register to use our on-line services. The gathering of this information is essential to enable us to provide you with the necessary level of service. It is possible to use our on-line services without registering, however, the functionality and service we provide is greatly reduced.
  • When you register with The Finegreen Group we may (depending upon which service you register for) ask for one or more of the following fields: your name, email, address, date of birth, gender, education, skills and qualifications, employment history (including remuneration details), references, ethnic origins, criminal records, personal interests, job requirements (including location, salary sought, job industry, job title) plus any other information you may volunteer to us as part of the sign-up process.
  • The Finegreen Group uses the information it gathers about you for two purposes:
    • To provide you with the products and services you request
    • To contact you from time to time about relevant job alerts and new products/services

Sharing and Disclosure

  • The Finegreen Group does not share or rent your personal information with third parties unless:
    • You have specifically consented to allow us to share your personal information with third party organisations. or
    • You are seeking employment with a third-party organisation through the use of our services and for the purpose of evaluating your suitability the third-party organisation requests some or all of the information you have supplied us for this purpose. For the avoidance of doubt, the information we supply any third-party may only be used for the purpose for which it is supplied. or
    • We need to share your information in order to provide a product or service you have requested. or
    • We are required to do so by legal process or in response to a subpoena, court order or other legitimate request by an authority.

Your Ability to Edit your Data

  • You have total freedom to login and amend any of your details at any time, including whether or not you want us to contact you in the future with job alerts or news of new products and services.


  • The Finegreen Group protects your personal information using a unique password and login-id. It is your responsibility to safeguard your password and login-id. Do not share this information with anyone.
  • Where appropriate we may use industry standard SSL encryption for the protection of data transmission.

Changes to this Policy

  • The Finegreen Group may modify the terms of this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make a substantial or material change to the way in which we will use your personal data we will contact you by email and prominently post a web page on the The Finegreen Group website detailing the changes.

Further Questions

  • Should you have any further questions or suggestions you can contact our Privacy Officer on