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Clinical Governance Coordinator

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 Per annum pro rata for part time staff
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity for an experienced healthcare professional to engage comprehensively with the governance agenda within a large, diverse, and forward-thinking care group. Joining a team with a proven track record of adherence to Sheffield Teaching Hospitals' core governance principles, you'll provide expert advice and support across all staff levels. Additionally, you'll contribute to the essential training program, ensuring compliance with both mandatory and job-specific requirements.

Your responsibilities will span various governance facets, including incident management and compliance monitoring, involving thorough investigation and detailed reporting. With a primary focus on enhancing patient and staff safety, the role demands strong communication and influencing skills to drive positive change. You'll play a crucial part in fostering a supportive environment aligned with the values of the SCS/SMR Governance Team and the broader Trust.

The successful candidate will operate across three hospital sites, covering multiple specialties.

Main duties of the job

We seek a highly driven and clinically adept individual with a solid grasp of governance principles. The ideal candidate will possess recent or current experience within the acute NHS setting and demonstrate exceptional interpersonal abilities.

These competencies include effective engagement with diverse professional cohorts, collaboration within a small team, active participation in governance discussions during multidisciplinary meetings, offering well-rounded perspectives on governance matters, and providing sound clinical and professional guidance to peers. Proficiency in computer usage, along with strong critical analysis and report writing skills, is essential.

The successful candidate must be flexible to work across NGH and RHH sites. While the role primarily operates within Monday to Friday office hours, occasional out-of-hours work, such as weekends and nights, may be necessary to support Bronze command as needed.

About us

You will be working for an organisation which values and respects all of its staff and the community it serves. The Trust is a leader in the NHS and research sectors and provides excellent benefits for its staff. This includes a firm commitment to professional development of it's staff together with the provision of an excellent health and well-being support service.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please view the attached Job Description and Person Specification documents for full details regarding this post.

When completing your application please ensure that you clearly demonstrate how you meet the role criteria.

Person Specification



  • Extensive and relevant professional qualification experience
  • Experience of working effectively in a relevant multi-disciplinary environment, some of which must be at AFC 6
  • Experience of developing patient centred services
  • Experience of incident investigation
  • Evidence of managing change

Skills and Knowledge


  • Working knowledge of the Governance Strategy and Complaints Policy
  • Experience of clinical audit
  • Experience of Risk Management
  • Good IT skills

Education and Qualifications


  • Registered nursing professional or Educated to degree level or equivalent professional experience
  • 1st Level Degree or evidence of working towards.
  • Evidence of relevant professional development


  • To have completed the national PEAP programme for practice supervisors or equivalent teaching and assessing qualification for those with ENB998
  • Clinical Audit course/Basic risk management/health and safety qualification

Personal Qualities


  • Influencing and negotiating skills
  • Evidence of well-developed written and report writing skills
  • Flexible to meet the needs of the service
  • Willingness to maintain clinical skills, working clinical shifts as necessary

Employer details

Employer name

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


3rd floor Broomcross Building

Weston Park Hospital


S10 2SJ

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