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Governance Community Facilitator

Posted: 2 Oct 2020 Closes: 1 Nov 2020
Guildford, United Kingdom £40,681 - £46,294 per annum pro rata
Permanent & Full-time NHS_OPl4SY7uAmlG

Governance Community Facilitator

Job Reference: 384-CC-5747

Employer: Department: Adult Community Services Location: Guildford, Milford, Haslemere, Surrey Salary: £40,681 - £46,294 per annum pro rata

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust is a friendly, supportive, busy but welcoming acute and community Trust that is ambitious about developing our services and your career.

Our compassionate, caring and friendly colleagues make up our Royal Surrey family and are at the heart of what we do. We all have a passion for learning, continuous improvement and excelling together through innovation, research and development. There are over 4,500 members of our Royal Surrey family.

We are clinically led and provide joined up care by bridging the gap between hospital and community services alongside regional specialist cancer care. Our main acute hospital site is in Guildford with community hospital sites at Milford, Haslemere and Cranleigh. We provide adult community health services in the community and homes across Guildford and Waverley.

We have received an overall 'Good' rating from the CQC, with our Maternity services deemed 'Outstanding'. We also received a rating of 'Outstanding' for medical care and end of life care. We are investing in our colleagues through our new health and wellbeing programme and a commitment to supporting professional development as well as investing more than £45 million in our physical environment and new equipment in the next few years.

There has never been a better time to join us.

Quality Governance Facilitator

Base: Milford or Haslemere Hospital (but regular travel to the Royal Surrey Hospital site)

The Royal Surrey Quality and Safety department leads on serious incident investigations and clinical audits. An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the team as one of the quality governance facilitators. The post holder will be joining a team of quality governance facilitators reporting to the Head of Patient Safety and Quality. The post holder's decisional responsibility would be the community division.

The post holder will play a key role in ensuring that incident investigations take place in a timely manner and in supporting the delivery of the quality governance agenda at the trust such as risk assessments and regulatory compliance.

As a Quality Governance Facilitator you will have a clinical qualification and ideally, previous experience of working in quality governance including a good understanding of root causes analysis, incident reporting and risk management.

The post holder will be expected to produce regular reports in line with the work of the quality and safety team.

The post holder will be required to work closely with relevant clinicians and staff across the Trust and the community division to deliver the safety agenda. It is essential the post holder has excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively and flexibly as part of a team as well as on their own.

If you would like to know more about this position then please contact Simon Pawlin, Head of Patient Safety and Quality on for an informal discussion about the role.

If you are interested in applying for this post please use the links provided to access the full job description/person specification and apply online.

The Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all its employees as well as maintaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the local communities we serve. In accordance with the Equality Act, we welcome applications from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy, religion or belief or sexual orientation. Reasonable adjustments to the interview process can also be made for any candidates with a disability.

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The Trust aims to treat all applicants fairly in regards to any disclosure of conviction revealed at the application stage. Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us. This will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances and background of your offences. If you currently reside outside of the UK we will require documentary proof of security/police clearance, in English.

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