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Senior Quality Governance Facilitator

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust
£52,963 to £59,360 per annum pro rata inc HCAS
Closing date
30 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
An unmissable opportunity has arisen to join the Royal Surrey Quality Team as a Senior Quality Governance Facilitator. This position is part of the team specifically supporting Trust's quality improvement and governance agenda and the delivery of the National Patient Safety Strategy.

As well as be an inspirational line manager to a dedicated team of governance facilitators the role will also provide dedicated support to the urgent care teams within one of the 6 divisions that make up the Trust divisional Structure.

In support of the Head of Quality Governance & Risk manager and Head of Patient Safety the post holder will take responsibility for leading on all aspects of Clinical Governance, Risk Management and Patient Safety across all Trust sites.

The post holder will lead the Trust's governance, risk and patient safety agenda ensuring that systems and processes are designed to meet the Trust's statutory responsibilities and fully implemented.

Although the role would suit a healthcare professional, non-healthcare professionals will be considered, however the right candidate will be able to demonstrate knowledge of clinical governance, audits, patient safety agendas, great attention to detail, fairness in investigation and management of complaints and incidents.

The role will be responsible for ensuring that robust governance and risk systems are in place and that effective learning and continuous development takes place across the organisation.

Main duties of the job

Deputise for the Head of Quality Governance & Risk, Head of Patient Safety and Quality as required band work closely with the Associate Director, Quality Governance & Risk, Head of Risk and Audit in leading clinical quality and the Clinical Governance Agenda within the hospital

line-manage the small team of Quality Governance Facilitators

Initiate the investigation of Incidents in a timely manner and support staff in the collaboration, collation and submitting investigation in line with PSIRF

The post holder will also be expected to produce regular reports in line with the work of the Quality and Safety Team.

About us

Royal Surrey is a compassionate and collaborative acute and community Trust. Recognising that our 5000 colleagues are our greatest strength, we offer a comprehensive health and wellbeing program along with a commitment to developing and advancing your career. Our diverse and welcoming Royal Surrey family will ensure you that you feel valued from your initial interview through your entire tenure.

We are clinically led and provide joined up care by bridging the gap between hospital and community services alongside regional specialist cancer care. Our main acute hospital site is in Guildford with community hospital sites at Milford, Haslemere and Cranleigh. We provide adult community health services in homes across Guildford and Waverley.

We have received an overall Good rating from the CQC with Medical care (including older peoples care), End of Life Care and Maternity services being deemed Outstanding by the CQC.

Royal Surrey has a strong reputation and history to build on. We are proud of our achievements and we are investing in our colleagues through our commitment to supporting professional development as well as investing more than �45 million in our physical environment and new equipment in the next few years. There has never been a better time to join us.

Although it isn't the Trusts normal practice, adverts may close early, so you are encouraged to submit an application as soon as possible.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached person specification and job description for more information about the role.

Person Specification



  • A degree or equivalent/ degree in a management, health, audit, research, patient safety, improvement, or change related discipline
  • Management qualification or extensive experience
  • Evidence based medicine or extensive experience
  • Patient Safety Science or good experience


  • Teaching qualification or experience

Knowledge and Experience


  • Management qualification or experience
  • Evidence based medicine or extensive experience
  • Patient Safety Science or good experience
  • Management qualification or extensive experience
  • Evidence based medicine or extensive experience


  • Teaching qualification or experience

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Surrey County Hospital

Egerton Road



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