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Governance Co-ordinator

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata
Closing date
26 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
The Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy Directorate are looking to recruit a highly motivated, flexible, well rounded and suitably experienced person to take on the role of Governance Coordinator .

T he post holder will work closely with the Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Senior Management Team - including the Head of Service, Directorate Manager and Clinical Leads - in keeping Governance firmly embedded at an operational level across the acute and community services which make up the directorate.

Ideally the post holder will have a clinical background with experience and understanding of the Governance role.

Main duties of the job

You will provide support & leadership across the services with Health & Safety, management of complaints, clinical audit, incident investigation and management of medicolegal requests, as well as systematic management of local documents, NICE guidance responses, patient information, FOI requests and Governance meetings will form a significant part of the role.

In addition the post holder will be expected to provide advice and guidance on a wide range of Governance issues, translating trust and national strategy and policy into local processes, and helping the directorate to adequately meet the Trusts Governance Strategy.

About us

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust is one of the largest NHS trusts in the West Midlands providing primary, acute and community services and we are incredibly proud of the diversity of both our staff and the communities we serve. We are building a workforce that can help us to fulfil our values, improve quality of care for patients, and solve the health care problems of tomorrow. We're passionate about the value that diversity of thinking and lived experience brings in enabling us to become a learning organisation and leader in delivering compassionate care for our patients.

We are delighted that we have been rated as Good by CQC.

The Trust is a supportive working environment committed to creating flexible working arrangements that suit your needs and as such will consider all requests from applicants who wish to work flexibly.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To see full list of duties and main responsibilities, please refer to the full job description attached to the vacancy on the Trust website.

Person Specification



  • Diploma/Professional Degree
  • Maths & English GCSE Grade A-C or equivalent



  • Computer literate with strong knowledge of IT packages
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills



  • Previous NHS experience
  • Experience of using electronic information systems
  • Self management to meet targets and deadlines


  • Previous Clinical role / Governance role



  • Knowledge of the NHS Governance agenda

Employer details

Employer name

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust


The Royal Wolverhampton Hospital


WV10 0QP

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