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Job Details: Deputy Director of Quality and Nursing

  • Specialism:
  • Clinical Governance
  • Sector:
  • Private Sector
  • Salary:
  • Competitive
  • Job Type:
  • Interim
  • Location:
  • Nationwide
  • Reference:
  • LG/18658

I am recruiting for an interim Deputy Director of Quality and Nursing for a 3-6 month assignment.

This role is outside IR35 and working within the private sector. There is some home-based working opportunities as well as regular travel to their various sites so the role can be based from most places in the UK. The successful candidate must have knowledge of urgent care / out of hours services / NHS 111.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support the Director of Quality and Nursing in the delivery of a robust governance and quality improvement function; 
  • Provide direct line management and professional leadership for the core Quality, Compliance and Assurance Department; 
  • Assist the Director of Nursing in the development and implementation of the overarching strategic direction for governance and quality throughout the organisation; 
  • Ensure effective processes for identifying risks and implementing effective controls are in place including an effective Risk Register and regularly updated Assurance Framework; 
  • Oversee the performance management and effective delivery of the risk management service including thorough investigations of incidents and serious incidents, ensuring that all learning is tracked, evidenced and available to demonstrate changes in practice and lessons learnt; 
  • Produce the necessary information as part of the schedule of reporting process; 
  • Support the Director of Quality and Nursing in developing and writing the Quality Account/report; 
  • In conjunction with the Director of Quality and Nursing and other executive colleagues design and deploy effective governance systems and processes across the organisation ensuring robust links between the services, regions and organisational governance structures; 
  • Provide professional leadership for the Governance team ensuring that their services meet the needs of users, the regions and services and the Board. 

The successful candidate:

  • Registered Nurse with current clinical registration; 
  • Can demonstrate senior management experience with a proven track record demonstrating successful governance experience 
  • Significant management experience in delivering key projects with corporate impact; 
  • Can demonstrate of leading, introducing and managing change programmes; 
  • Highly developed theoretical and practical knowledge across a wide variety of corporate policies and protocols; 
  • Specialist knowledge of integrated governance, risk management and Board assurance issues; 
  • Professional leadership and management of staff; 
  • Assessing organisational performance against key quality standards; 
  • Highly developed strategic planning and analytical skills; 
  • Delivery of quality improvement approaches. 

Please contact Louise Griffiths for further information on 0161 241 9665 or

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