Interim Clinical Governance Co-ordinator | Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 22 May 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £35,392 - £42,618 pro rata
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 21 June 2024
Location: Oldham, OL1 2JH
Company: Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Contract
Job reference: 5985882/236-OCO-NM313-24

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This is a varied and exciting opportunity for a forward thinking and enthusiastic candidate to join our Divisional Governance Teams for a 6 month period in a fixed term or seconded post.

The successful candidate will provide support to the clinical team working within the Family Services Division; the role will support governance and risk management processes, utilising the Datix system to provide accurate data, identify areas where focus is needed to drive improvement and provide assurance to both clinical and management teams.

The role will support the staff, Unit Managers, Lead Nurses and Governance Team to continue to develop the patient focussed safety culture which puts our patients at the centre of everything we do.

The successful applicant will work alongside the leadership teams, providing the Divisional Management Team with information and assurance relating to incidents, investigations, action plans and risk registers.

The successful candidate will support the Divisional Governance Manager to deliver on patient safety requirements, including Risk & Governance, staff engagement, patient engagement and quality improvement agendas.

You will manage data to monitor key Governance outputs, preparing and presenting information for Directorate and Divisional meetings and to feed back to clinical teams.

You will be empowered to contribute to the continuous development of governance processes for the Family Services Division.

The successful candidate will contribute to:
• Supporting investigations for incidents and complaints
• Reports for the Division, Care Organisation and external agencies.
• Support clinical teams to meet governance responsibilities for incident management, completion of investigation reports, embedding learning from investigations so that patients receive improved quality of care.
• Support the patient safety agenda by participating in audit and quality improvement initiatives.
• Support guideline/policy development and timely review, ensuring that guidelines and policies to reflect national recommendations and best practice.

Actively participate in Directorate and Divisional meetings relevant to the role.

Post holder may be required to work at any acute or community based NCA location.

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (NCA) provides hospital and integrated health and social care services to over one million people living across Greater Manchester. Our 20,000 colleagues care for people in hospital and in the community, working across Bury, Rochdale, Oldham and Salford, to save and improve lives.

As a large NHS trust we are committed to enhancing the health of our local population by delivering consistently high standards of care and working closely with local authorities and key partners. We believe in our power and potential tomake a differenceand we’re always looking for people who demonstrate our three core values -care,appreciateandinspire– to join our team.

In return, we can offer you a job role with purpose and flexibility. The size and scale of the NCA means we can provide more challenge and opportunities so your career can always be moving in the right direction. By joining us you can also access a competitive benefits package, including, a fantastic annual leave allowance, flexible working opportunities and protected hours for health and wellbeing activities, helping you to achieve more personal downtime and a better work-life balance.

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website:

This vacancy is open to those who have a current NMC PIN to practice as an Registered Nurse or Midwife in the UK, or those who are currently enrolled on a course which means they expect to receive their full NMC PIN within the next 3 months. Please note an NMC PRN PIN is not a full NMC PIN and would not fulfil the essential criteria for this role.

The NCA can no longer accept applications from International Nurses and Midwives who are yet to complete all competencies needed to receive a full NMC PIN to practice in the UK as we have paused our OSCE programme indefinitely. To learn more about how you can gain a full NMC PIN to be eligible to apply for our vacancies in the future, please see the NMC website:

We reserve the right to close the online vacancy when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. Should you wish to apply for this post you are advised to complete and return your application form as soon as possible.

This advert closes on Tuesday 4 Jun 2024

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