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Assistant Director of Governance and Risk

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Assistant Director of Governance and Risk

The Assistant Director of Governance and Risk will be an expert source of knowledge and provide effective strategic leadership. They will ensure that there are systems and processes in place which provide robust assurance to the Board on the quality of the organisations clinical services. This will include ensuring that there is an effective framework for the escalation and management of risk from Ward to Board and compliance with all regulations and best practice set by external agencies and national bodies including but not limited to CQC, NICE, Department of Health, NPSA, NHS England.

The Assistant Director of Governance and Risk will be an expert in risk management ensuring that the organisation has a comprehensive risk management framework to continually monitor and improve the quality of care and services provided.

Key responsibilities of the Asisstant Director of Governance and Risk role:

  • Deputy for the Director of Governance and Corporate Affairs, including the attendance at meetings of the Board of Directors and other high level meetings and committees.
  • Responsible for the development, implementation, monitoring and review of appropriate strategies and policies for the organisations objectives and priorities, changing legislation and regulation and to ensure they support continuous improvement, the delivery of high standards of care, and the organisation’s vision and values.
  • Responsible for the development of the annual Quality Account and Quality Report in conjunction with the Secretary, ensuring appropriate consultations and involvement with internal and external stakeholders throughout the process.
  • Responsible for establishing strong, effective and motivated teams of staff who provide professional leadership, and effective delivery, to continuously improve the quality of care
  • Following review and interpretation, advise the Board of Directors of new national guidance and/or legislation relating to the organisation and, within the scope of responsibility of this post, identify local implementation strategies for the organisation.
  • Receive reports and act on external sources of information regarding the quality of the organisation.
  • Ensure Monitor’s requirements in relation to clinical quality management, as set out in the Quality Governance Framework, are met.
  • Ensure that processes and systems are in place across the organisation to maintain the organisations CQC registration, including variations to registration which reflect the changing regulated activities and locations of the Foundation Trust.
  • Responsible for assurance processes that ensure the organisation is meeting its statutory and regulatory responsibilities. This includes the Health and Safety Executive, CQC, National Reporting and Learning Service, reporting to external bodies as appropriate.
  • Ensure appropriate CQC compliance monitoring programmes and processes in place across the clinical divisions and corporate services to be able to evidence registration, and ensure awareness of and readiness for external inspection and registration validation.
  • Provide supportive leadership and maintain effective communication between the Divisions, corporate departments and external agencies to ensure common understanding of the Quality Governance agenda.
  • Provide performance reports to the Board of Directors as appropriate to ensure standards are in place and are being met and where there are concerns that actions are identified to remedy the concerns and risks.
  • Scrutinise benchmarking evidence and present analytical trend analysis.
  • Collation, analysis and interpretation of a wide range of complex and sensitive data prior to presentation to high level committees and the Board of Directors.
  • Develop the effectiveness and capability of all staff within the scope of the role, through strong leadership and management, setting an example by maintaining high standards at all times.
  • Ensure that all staff within the scope of the role are managed in line with trust policies, including actively supporting the development of individuals through appraisal, personal development, coaching and mentoring. Performance, disciplinary, grievance and other employee related issues, such as absence, must also be appropriately managed in line with policy.
  • Ensure appropriate and effective systems are in place to manage aspects of service, including staff, environment, financial budgetary management, service delivery.
  • Identify any problems with financial resource use/availability and make recommendations which are consistent with objectives and organisational policies.
  • Ensure that the Council of Governors is provided with the correct level of information and assurance in relation to the Quality Governance agenda to allow them to undertake their statutory duties / responsibilities.

If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience for the Governance and Risk role, please apply now, or contact Stephanie Tasker at Sellick Partnership.

Disclaimer: Please note our advertisements use years’ experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

Job reference:
West Yorkshire
Temporary or Contract
Immediate start
3 Months
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Stephanie Tasker
Sellick Partnership
Telephone Number 0113 243 9775
Fax Number 0161 834 2223

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