Edinburgh, Edinburgh
£45753 - £51668 per annum
Job description

Title: Head of Quality and Clinical Practice - Scotland

Salary: £45,753 - £51,668 per annum

Hours/Contract: Full time - 35 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent

Based: Edinburgh Hospice

Closing date: 10th November 2021

Interview date: 17th November 2021

We are seeking a Head of Quality and Clinical Practice to provide professional leadership for all non-medical clinical staff across South and East Scotland as part of a Placed-based Leadership team to ensure delivery of a person-centred, safe and effective care model with a focus on compliance, governance and risk mitigation.

This is senior role reporting to the Associate Director, Strategic Partnerships & Services for Scotland and working alongside the Head of Operations and Medical Director for Scotland South and East based at our Edinburgh Hospice. The successful post holder will provide high quality clinical and professional leadership to ensure the delivery of effective, efficient and high-quality care pathways.

What we are looking for:

  • Evidence of improvement and change management
  • Expert knowledge of governance, quality improvement and risk management
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent experience of working at a senior level in health and social care in the private, public or third sector
  • Demonstrable experience of governance/clinical governance, quality and continuous improvement.

What's in it for you:

  • Continued access to NHS Pension Scheme (subject to eligibility)
  • Marie Curie Group Personal Pension Scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Loan schemes for bikes; computers and satellite navigation systems
  • Continuous development
  • Industry leading training programmes
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Flexible Working

Marie Curie is committed to its values, which underpin our work. We take stringent steps to ensure that the people who join our organisation through employment or volunteering, are suitable for their roles and are committed to safeguarding all our people from harm. This includes our staff, volunteers and all those who use or come into contact with our services. We are dedicated to creating not just a safe place to work but also a supportive and rewarding one.

We are committed to a world where everyone can thrive and fulfil their potential. We are devoted to the social justice imperatives and organisational benefits of full diversity, inclusion and equity in the workplace, and are a Stonewall champion. We actively encourage and welcome applications from candidates of diverse cultures, perspectives and lived experiences.

This role will be subject to receiving a satisfactory Enhanced criminal record check.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early. Agencies need not apply.

About Us

Every day of your life matters - from the first to the last. When you work for Marie Curie, you understand that better than ever. We're a passionate, committed and diverse team of more than 4,400 staff and 12,000 volunteers, here for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. We offer expert care, guidance and support, to help them get the most from the time they have left.

Everyone knows our daffodil, but it's our warmth, creativity and care that touch lives. Here, we take the time to really get to know the people we care for and those who love them. And we do whatever it takes to give them the final days and hours they deserve.

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Posted on: 21 October 2021
Closed date: 10 November 2021
Job ref: 1757
Tags: Management