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Risk Management Lead

North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 pro rata per annum
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Applications are invited for this key role to providesupport and empower or staff in relation to the delivery of the effective risk management across all services and at all levels. We use effective risk management to support continuous improvement and to provide assurance to the Trust Board, through the Board Assurance Framework, that the controls and assurance are in place to manage risks, both clinical and non-clinical.

The Trust is looking to appoint to the team, an organised individual with knowledge of Risk Management and/or Assurance with excellent communication skills to work with Corporate and Care Group teams to ensure delivery of safe, effective and effective services.

We would welcome applications from individuals with experience in Risk Management and assurance with strong communication and influencing skills. The successful applicant will apply expert knowledge and leadership skills to build effective working relationships with colleagues within the organisation to share best practice and demonstrate a collaborative, robust and standardised approach to risk management across the Trust.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will support the development and management of the Trust's Risk Management processes and procedures developing links with internal stakeholders and contributing to the broader understanding and embedding of risk within the organisation at an operational level.

The post holder will also support the governance process in relation to the review of the service delivered by the North Trees and Hartlepool Solution

The Risk management Lead will be responsible for the successful delivery of risk management including the Trust's governance culture and embedding high standards of accountability with regard to identification, management, mitigation and reporting of risk. Supporting the design and maintenance of an effective risk management framework through policies, processes and procedures, to meet internal and external scrutiny and to demonstrate compliance, ensuring that reporting processes reflect a board to ward and ward to board approach through effective communication and engagement

To ensure the Trust is aware of relevant issues, risks and regulatory requirements in order to manage and maintain the positive reputation of the trust whilst ensuring first class proactive engagement and communication.

About us

At North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust our main priority is, and always will be, to provide safe and high quality care to our patients every day the kind of care we would want for ourselves and our loved ones. We want our organisation to be the best place to work with the right staff, in the right roles, at the right time, to ensure we deliver exceptional patient care and experience.

We will support staff through providing an inclusive and supportive workplace with health and well-being initiatives, staff benefits and opportunities for personal and professional development. Staff recognition is very important to us as well as performance reviews and appraisals, we recognise staff through Star and Team of the month, colleague recognition - a note of thanks, Managers Awards, Shining Stars and Service Awards.

We support the Making Every Contact Count approach to behaviour change in the promotion of health and wellbeing of individuals and communities.

We recruit for values and Together we are North Tees & Hartlepool

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for a comprehensive breakdown of responsibilities of the role

Person Specification

Qualifications & Training


  • Educated to Degree level in a relevant field or demonstrable equivalent experience
  • Post Graduate study in Risk Management/Audit/Assurance


  • Clinical qualification and experience.



  • Experience of risk management/ assurance at a senior level, ideally in a complex organisation
  • Effective communication skills across a broad range of staff groups


  • Previous NHS management experience.

Skills and attributes


  • A robust working understanding of healthcare regulatory requirements and the ability to apply these into practice.
  • Ability to adapt professional knowledge to engage and reflect the needs of relevant specialist clinical staff in risk management


  • An understanding of healthcare regulations.
  • Experience of risk management software use

Employer details

Employer name

North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust


University Hospital of North Tees

Hardwick Road


TS19 8PE

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