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Governance Co-ordinator Lead for Clinical Support Services

Employer
George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust
Location
Nuneaton
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
26 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title - Governance Co-ordinator Lead for Clinical Support Services

Hours per week - 37.5

Perm/Fixed Term-Permanent

Salary: �43,742 - �50,056 per annum

Closing Date: - 26th May 2024

Interview Date: - 6th June 2024

Working to the Head of Patient Safety & Risk Management the post holder will manage the systems and processes to deliver the quality governance agenda for the Urgent & Emergency Care Directorate. Sitting within the Quality Governance Directorate the post-holder will ensure there are robust and effective systems in place to drive patient safety and risk management forward. The Governance Co-ordinator will promote a culture of learning and openness and support embedding of lessons learned in practice for the improvement of patient safety and patient care. The post holder will have a passion for improvement and an eye for detail and will become an integral part of our well established governance co-ordinator team.

This post may close early due to high numbers of applicationsso you are advised to apply promptly.

All correspondence for this vacancy will be sent by email please check your account regularly including your Junk and SPAM areas.

A great and friendly place to work, so bring your passion, commitment and expertise and enjoy the opportunities to make a difference every day.

Careers at George Eliot - 'Where you make a difference'

Main duties of the job

Contribute to the development and maintenance of a robust directorate and clinical governance framework. This includes the review and appropriate allocation of incidents to ensure robust reviews take place and appropriate learning is shared. Supporting the Directorate Management Team and core Governance Team in the implementation of the Directorate quality governance programme. Lead role in the ongoing development and delivery of the directorate's patient experience and engagement plans and activities

Support the Directorate team in effective and timely management of complaints, so that trajectories and targets are met on an on-going basis. Contribute to meeting CQC regulation standards and supports staff in the preparation for Directorate inspections.

Works with service leads to ensure that robust action plans are developed and implemented following the outcome of an external & internal visits, i.e. CQC inspection (or mock inspection). Work with the core Governance Team and Patient Safety Incident Investigation (PSII) investigators to facilitate the delivery of an effective Patient Safety Incident Response Framework (PSIRF) pathway for the Directorate. Acting as an Engagement Lead where required.

About us

Here at George Eliot our vision to 'excel at patient care' takes centre stage. An ever evolving clinically-led acute service provider we are on a journey to continually provide high quality, safe and responsive services delivered by inspiring, friendly and compassionate staff who share our corporate values which underpin everything we do. Our values are not just words on a piece of paper, they bond us together, reflect our ambition and shape who we are:

Effective Open Communication

excellence and safety in everything we do

Challenge but support

Expect respect and dignity

Local health that inspires confidence

Benefits: On-site nursery, 27 days minimum annual leave plus bank holidays, cycle to work scheme, flexible working, extensive in-house course learning directory, buying and selling of annual leave, subsidised restaurant, tranquillity garden and generous subsidised on-site parking.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Contribute to the development and maintenance of a robust directorate and clinical governance framework. This includes the review and appropriate allocation of incidents to ensure robust reviews take place and appropriate learning is shared. Supporting the Directorate Management Team and core Governance Team in the implementation of the Directorate quality governance programme. Lead role in the ongoing development and delivery of the directorates patient experience and engagement plans and activities

Support the Directorate team in effective and timely management of complaints, so that trajectories and targets are met on an on-going basis. Contribute to meeting CQC regulation standards and supports staff in the preparation for Directorate inspections.

Works with service leads to ensure that robust action plans are developed and implemented following the outcome of an external & internal visits, i.e. CQC inspection (or mock inspection).Work with the core Governance Team and Patient Safety Incident Investigation (PSII) investigators to facilitate the delivery of an effective Patient Safety Incident Response Framework (PSIRF) pathway for the Directorate. Acting as an Engagement Lead where required.

Person Specification

Experience & Knowledge

Essential

  • Evidence of ongoing professional development
  • Demonstrable experience of working within a healthcare governance setting (NHS or Private healthcare)
  • Knowledge of the following ? Governance, complaints, patient experience, risk management, audit, quality standards (including CQC) for a minimum of 12 months
  • Demonstrate experience of incident management and an understanding of the Patient Safety Incident Response Framework.
  • Good level of clinical governance knowledge and demonstrable experience of working within a clinical governance arena


Desirable

  • Comprehensive understanding and knowledge of external assessment or regulation. In the NHS or other public service
  • Experience of evaluating 'evidence' against prescribed standards for a range of assessments
  • Complaints handling and investigation experience.
  • Experience of working in the NHS


Qualification & Professional

Essential

  • Degree or equivalent experience or study Knowledge of statistics/information analysis and the use of information across the NHS acquired through degree or equivalent plus additional specialist knowledge acquired through training and relevant experience to Master's degree level or equivalent.
  • Intermediate qualification or demonstrable experience in the use of Microsoft Office Applications
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications and use of databases and commercial IT systems


Desirable

  • Qualification in Quality Improvement, Patient safety, Governance, Risk Management or working towards


Skills and Abilities

Essential

  • Excellent report writing skills up to Board level.
  • The ability to work on personal initiative and as part of a team, working across professional boundaries at all levels of the site and organisation
  • Demonstrates the skill required to present complex issues clearly and concisely at all levels including Board sub-committee level
  • Good organisational skills able to work effectively under pressure and to identified and work successfully towards deadlines
  • Evidence of good presentation skills in a range of media and training materials
  • Demonstrates skills in analysis and interpretation of risk, performance, clinical and other data and reports
  • Good level of governance knowledge and demonstrable experience of working within a clinical governance arena


Desirable

  • Comprehensive understanding and knowledge of external assessment or regulation. In the NHS or other public service


Personal Qualities

Essential

  • Team Player
  • Exceptional organisational skills.
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Flexible approach to work to meet the needs of the service


Employer details

Employer name

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust

Address

Lewes House, George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust

College Street

Nuneaton

CV107DJ

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