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Head of Patient Services


Head of Patient Services & Clinical Governance - Location Swindon



We are recruiting for an exciting opportunity as a Head of Patient Services & Clinical Governance Lead.

The postholder will support the Director of Patient Services also act as deputy for the Director at internal and external meetings and be the Accountable Officer (Controlled Drugs) for the organisation, adhering to all legal and governance requirements.
The Head of Patient Services & Clinical Governance is responsible for inspiring, developing and managing the multi-disciplinary patient services provision, including oversight of the quality of patient and family services.

A key element will be to provide leadership and expert advice on Clinical Governance and coordinate all aspects of Clinical Governance across the Patient Services directorate.

Commitment to and understanding of equality and diversity and how these translate into good patient care.



Experience:
Experience in a senior clinical position within palliative care or a related specialty, including managing a service.
Experience of development and implementation of strategy and/or business planning, including identification of key performance indicators and outcomes.
Proven understanding of the principles of effective financial and resource management.
Experience of multi-disciplinary team working.
Good knowledge of the importance of management information systems to effective management practice and communications.

Personal Qualities:
Commitment to the values and ethos of the company.
High level of self-awareness and openness to seek and engage with feedback.
Commitment to own continued professional and personal development.
Flexible, positive and proactive approach to work.
Car driver, with a clean licence and access to a car for business purposes.



Full time 37.5 hours per week



Salary Band Circ.

£50,000 pa
Please send CV's for immediate consideration to swindon@firstcity-recruitment.co.uk alternatively contact 01793 619619.