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Surgery Clinical Governance Coordinator

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
£49,178 to £55,492 per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic and highly motivated applicant to join our Surgical Clinical Governance Team as a Band 7 Governance Coordinator.

To oversee and help ensure the delivery of high quality, safe and effective care focused on improving outcomes and experiences for patients, families and carers. As a member of Surgery Divisional Governance Team to lead and be accountable for quality governance deliverables.

Main duties of the job

  • The role includes:
  • With the Divisional Governance Lead being accountable for quality governance deliverables within the Division.
  • The role supports the Division by playing a pivotal role in ensuring the understanding and effective use of the Patient Safety Incident Response Framework (PSIRF) so that it is used to improve the outcome for people who use our services.
  • To work with the Divisional Governance Lead to develop, implement and monitor the operation of the Trust's Quality and Risk Management strategies and associated policies within the divisions and directorates.

About us

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.

We run major acute services at:
  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A& E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country's top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark's Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and co-located with an urgent care centre.

We are a university teaching NHS Trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view the main responsibility, please see the attached the Job Description and Person Specification

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • RGN or other professional registration
  • Previous experience in Governance
  • Educated to Degree level


  • Educated to Masters level

Knowledge and experience


  • Experience within medium to Large NHS organisition
  • Experience managing complaints, systems and processes
  • Experience of Audit


  • previous experience of liaison with national / local teams to facilitate change

Skills, abilities


  • ability to resolve conflicts and negiotiate a way forward
  • articulate and advanced written and verbal skills

Employer details

Employer name

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust


Northwick Park hospital

Watford Road



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