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Lung Cancer Governance & Quality Manager

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 Per Annum, (Pro Rata)
Closing date
30 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Lung cancer as a Governance and Quality manager.

Band 7

37.5 hrs per week

Main duties of the job

Responsible for the clinical governance management for the Directorate of Lung Cancer. Including learning from patient safety event processes within the Directorate, meeting papers production and ownership of escalation as required to the Divisional triumvirate and / or the Assistant Director of Quality Governance

Responsible for the monitoring of the incident reporting system, approving incident reports and initiating / undertaking reviews

Responsible for supporting the review of incidents

Responsible for investigation case allocation across the directorate.

Responsible for ensuring that serious incidents identified through complaints are reported through the Trust Incident and Risk reporting

Responsible to implement Learning from Death Reports review across the Directorate to identify any investigations required and lessons learned

Attend and provide monthly reports to the Divisional Quality Group on behalf of the directorate

Attend and provide monthly reports for allocated screening Group

Responsible for co-ordinating safety and clinical alert actions and completion and identifying clinical relevance

Support the Directorate in ensuring that lessons are learned from incidents and complaints

Support the Directorate ensuring action plans are produced and relevant to clinical practice, and that these are completed within the timescales set

Preparation of governance reports, action plans and any other relevant documents

Please see Job description for full list

About us

MFT is England's largest NHS Trust with a turnover of �2.5bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research and innovation through the introduction of Hive our brand-new Electronic Patient Record system which we've launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. If you are unvaccinated, there is helpful advice and information available by searching on the NHS England website where you can also find out more about how to access the vaccination.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification



  • Patient Safety Level 1
  • Experience of managing Patient Safety
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • Evidence of Multi disciplinary working
  • Able to present relevant information in a concise format
  • Knowledge of the Clinical Governance and Risk Management Agenda


  • Degree level qualification/equivalent knowledge
  • Experience of implementing new systems
  • Evidence in incident investigation
  • Training in System Analysis Techniques

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


Wythenshawe Hospital

Southmoor Road


M23 9LT

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