Head of Risk Management & Clinical Governance

Crowborough, East Grinstead, Eastbourne, Seaford

Working within a CQC Outstanding rated hospital, The Horder Centre is looking for an experienced and clinically knowledgeable Head of Risk Management and Clinical Governance to lead our fantastic Clinical Governance department.

Working collaboratively with department, risk and safety leads, you will support the organisation to continuously improve through designing, monitoring and implementing all aspects of Horder Healthcare’s Quality Governance, including risk management and assurance functions.

Based across all sites, with The Horder Centre as your main hub, this is a permanent, full-time contract offering a competitive salary, excellent benefits package and opportunities to learn, develop and grow a long-term career.

About you:

  • You will be a passionate and experienced healthcare professional with an active GMC, HCPC or NMC registration
  • Notable experience of working in a senior clinical role in the healthcare sector applying your clinical knowledge to performance monitoring
  • Excellent working knowledge of CQC regulations
  • Demonstrable experience in clinical risk management, root cause analysis, clinical audit activities and a customer-focussed approach
  • Evidence of the ability to draft clear, accurate, and succinct reports on clinical governance matters and present findings/recommendations to senior leadership and business committee
  • Personal and approachable, with a real motivation to help uphold the outstanding rating proudly held by The Horder Centre.
  • Excellent communication skills, to help build those all-important cross-department relationships.
  • Proactive and forward thinking, with a passion for continued learning.
  • Ensure that you working ethic remains aligned to our core values as a group: Caring, Friendly, Quality, Integrity and Pride.


Right to work in the UK

In accordance with Home Office guidance successful candidates will be required to evidence their right to work in the UK before commencement of employment. We have assessed this role and do not consider that we would be able to sponsor a successful candidate under the Skilled Worker route as the role does not meet the relevant Home Office criteria; the successful candidate therefore must be able to demonstrate their own right to work during the recruitment process without Horder Healthcare sponsorship.

At Horder Healthcare, we are proud to champion and celebrate diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging in all areas of our business. We are committed to creating an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants without regard to protected characteristics by applicable law

As a disability confident employer, we are pleased to offer our full support should you require an alternative method of applying or any reasonable adjustments to be made during the recruitment process.

In order to streamline our recruitment process, we reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications.

Due to the nature of work here at Horder Healthcare, and to ensure that we remain committed to our Safeguarding policy, all successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks, including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS check). References and Occupational Health checks will also be taken up before appointment.