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Head of Quality & Governance - Mental Health Hospital

Job Type:
Senior Manager / Director
South East
Maidenhead, Berkshire
£50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£50000 - £55000 per annum
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Head of Quality & Governance - Mental Health Hospital - Maidenhead, Berkshire - Up to £55,000 per annum

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Head of Quality or Director of Quality/Clinical Governance to join a specialist Mental Health Hospital in Maidenhead. For this role, you must have previous experience in a mental health or CAMHS service.

This service provides specialist care for a range of diagnoses including mental illness, learning disabilities, autism and forensic history.

The hospital is dedicated to caring for individuals under the age of 18 with complex mental health illness across locked rehab and low secure wards. As Head of Quality, you will be providing clinical, managerial and leadership guidance to all members of staff including the development of a quality improvement plan.

The benefits of this Head of Quality role include:

* Competitive salary of up to £55,000 per annum
* Annual salary review
* Thorough, tailored induction programme
* 33 days annual leave
* Sick pay of 4 weeks full and 4 weeks half pay
* Company pension scheme up to 3% matching contribution
* Potential relocation allowance
* CPD opportunities
* Enhanced Maternity/Paternity leave
* Support for additional BSc/MSc studies in specialist area

Responsibilities of the Head of Quality:

* Actively promote, develop and secure a quality improvement culture by improving the knowledge and understanding of all staff via training and staff engagement
* Ensuring the service has a system in place to investigate all serious incidents in a timely manner
* Supporting the Hospital Director to initiate, develop and implement comprehensive patient safety and incident management
* Leading and overseeing all associated clinical governance frameworks
* Working closely with the Ward Managers to ensure that all patient safety elements are progressed, and that support is provided

As the Head of Quality you will have:

* Experience as Head of Quality/Clinical Governance or Director of Quality
* Previous mental health or CAMHS experience
* Familiarity with a hospital environment, particularly mental health services
* A nursing qualification (ideal)
* Valid UK driver's license
* The legal right to work in the UK

For more information please email


Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 465 8677
Contact: Sydney Sullivan

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