Clinical Governance & Quality Lead Nurse

Smithson Gray Ltd
08 Feb 2017
08 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Clinical Governance & Quality Lead Nurse

c£45,000 Per year

Manchester or Leeds or Harrogate

Smithson Gray are delighted to be working with one of the leading Cosmetic Surgery Groups in the UK to find them a Clinical Governance & Quality Lead Nurse.

The Service

The company provides a range of cosmetic and bariatric surgery procedures including Breast augmentation, liposuction, Rhinoplasty, Blepharoplasty etc to a UK leading standard.

The Candidate

You must be RGN qualified and have a valid NMC registration and have worked within the cosmetic or plastic surgery sector previously. My client is looking for a minimum of 2 years post qualification experience and have experience with pre and post-operative care, wound care and venepuncture.

The Role

To act as the Clinical Governance and Quality Lead within the Cosmetic Surgery group, providing day to day clinical compliance support and guidance to all clinic staff and head office when needed. To lead through example and foster a clinical culture of best standards and current practice and not merely national standards as detailed by The Care Quality Commission.

Job Summary

To lead and deliver an effective governance and risk management programme to enhance the quality of services provided through evidence based practice.

To ensure that all company services adhere to statutory regulations incorporating best practice and national service guidelines

To produce monthly, quarterly, bi-annual and annual reports including an annual Quality Account which demonstrates service quality, clinical outcome measures and statutory compliance

To actively lead and engage with service users to monitor outcomes and service satisfaction

To deputise for the National Clinical Services Manager when required

Participate in on - call duty, per the Clinical Nurse Leads rota and whilst on duty as the on-call emergency phone holder, provide safe, professional advice, in an empathetic manner.

To provide temporary cover in other clinics when required

Skills Required

  • RGN qualified
  • Registered with the NMC
  • Experience providing surgical nursing care (even better if you have cosmetic or plastic experience)
  • Experience working in a senior role leading a team of nurses
  • Knowledge of professional codes and guidelines and their implications for practice.
  • Knowledge of the Care Standards Act and Care and Quality Commission Requirements.
  • Knowledge of Quality Assurance tools.
  • Take responsibility for personal and professional updating and development, including mandatory training.
  • Regularly assess and evaluate practice by audit and implement change in a participative manner with nursing/business colleagues
  • Maintain professional contemporaneous records always
  • Participate in personal development review


My client is looking to pay up to £45,000 per year plus benefits which will be discussed further at interview.

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