Hospital Governance & Risk Lead - Leeds

spire healthcare
08 Nov 2018
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Careers focused on people

Spire Healthcare Leeds has an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Hospital Risk and Governance Lead to join and lead our Hospital Risk and Governance Department. As a key member of the clinical governance team, the Hospital Risk and Governance Lead will have excellent management responsibility for clinical and non-clinical risks at the hospital, ensuring regulatory compliance with the CQC. You will promote excellent customer service throughout the hospital, facilitating and co-ordinating corporate and local customer service initiatives whilst providing appropriate support to colleagues.

Spire Leeds Hospital, located in Roundhay; a leafy suburb in Leeds, has been treating patients for almost 30 years. We are the region's largest private hospital in terms of the range of services we offer and the number of consultants we work with. Many of the specialist services at Spire Leeds have been rated as 'Outstanding' by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). A substantial number of medical and surgical operations and tests undertaken at the hospital are not offered at other local private hospitals, including Paediatrics and Oncology. With a reputation as a complex and innovative centre, Spire Leeds attracts patients not just from Yorkshire but from all over the UK and abroad. You will be offered generous training to help us continue our outstanding care.


We commit to our employees well-being through training, support and reward. We offer employees a market competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:

Excellent work life balance, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, contributory pension scheme, Life assurance, Private medical insurance, Wellness screening, Eyesight tests, Childcare vouchers, Cycle to work, Discount portal (including cash back and reloadable cards). All Spire Hospitals also offer free parking and a subsidised staff canteen.

Duties and responsibilities

The successful applicant will have a broad spectrum of Hospital Knowledge and able to communicate at all levels. Must have excellent IT and report writing skills and understand regulatory standards.

You will work closely with the Matron and Hospital Director in leading clinical quality and the Clinical Governance strategy within the hospital, whilst complying with all hospital regulatory requirements.

Who we are looking for

You will be an excellent communicator, articulate and numerate. We are looking for an inquisitive Risk and Governance Lead who is constantly looking to improve our hospital through audit, investigation and collaborating with Ward Staff.

o be successful in this role you will be a registered (NMC, HCPC) health professional with experience in a similar role. You must have demonstrable experience of managing Clinical teams, along with previous positive working relationships with regulators. The successful candidate will have proven success meeting financial and key performance indicators.

Who are we

Spire Healthcare is a leading independent hospital group with 39 hospitals, 10 clinics and two Specialist Cancer Care Centres across England, Wales and Scotland. We deliver to the highest standard of care, and we've been putting patients at the heart of everything we do for nearly 40 years. A career at Spire Healthcare offers variety, development and outstanding teamwork Join us, share our values and invest in your future. With opportunities to learn and develop your own skills, you can help us build on our reputation for excellent service.

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