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Deputy Clinical Governance Lead

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata
Closing date
3 Oct 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting and excellent development opportunity has arisen within medicine position as a deputy clinical governance lead. It provides a great development to work and gain skills in the patient and staff safety around governance. You'll work within the medicine team supporting the Clinical Governance Lead to create an environment that is safe, caring, responsive, effective, and well led, in which high quality care is delivered.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be expected to show a capacity and willingness to learn, adapt quickly to managing competing demands, be confident when handling challenging or emotive situations, be comfortable with meeting deadlines, be pro-active and comfortable working both autonomously and as part of a team.

You should be computer literate and ideally have experience in the use of Microsoft Word packages.

You will also need to have an understanding of confidentiality as you will be dealing with sensitive information.

Targeted training and support will be provided to the successful candidate.

In addition, there may be further opportunities for learning via courses facilitated by the Trust.

Informal enquiries / visits to discuss the role are encouraged and most welcome.

We offer an exciting, friendly, fast paced and supportive working environment.

If you feel that this is the opportunity for you, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

About us

We're a large organisation with three hospitals located in Scunthorpe, Grimsby and Goole. We also provide community services in North Lincolnshire. Our 6,500 members of staff care for and support a population of more than 400,000 people.

We encourage all our staff to innovate and adopt 'best practice' so we can deliver excellent care to our patients. We ask staff to live our values kindness, courage and respect.

We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us. You could be one of them.

To learn more about Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust, and discover the unique benefits on offer to employees, view our latest videos, plus more, please visit our recruitment website at

Should we receive a high volume of applications for this vacancy, the advert may be closed earlier than stated. To view a full job description and person specification please see attachments on this advert.

In line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Recruitment & Workforce team will use and hold your personal data for the intended purpose and in line with the Recruitment & Workforce Privacy Statement.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children/vulnerable adults and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.

Please be aware that all newemployees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check, if it is required for their role.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are committed to creating and maintaining a fair and supportive working environment and culture, where contributions are fully recognised and valued by all and staff feel empowered to carry out their duties to the best of their abilities. As employers we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff. This underpins our values as set out in the NHS Constitution, supports us to be an Employer of Choice and ultimately enables our employees to support the effective care of our patients.

We strongly value the different perspectives and ideas a diverse workforce brings to deliver better outcomes for our patients. We welcome applications irrespective of peoples age, disability, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • oRegistered Nurse/Midwife/Allied Health Professional with current registration
  • oEducated to Degree Level or equivalent level of experience


  • oTraining in Root Cause Analysis or experience undertaking investigations

Occupational Experience


  • oExperience of providing learning and development to colleagues within your area of expertise


  • oExperience and knowledge of current approaches to SI management, evidence and awareness of safeguarding, Quality Improvement, infection control, pressure ulcer review
  • oProject / change management

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust


Cross Site


DN15 7BH

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