Head of Quality

Categories: Leadership.

Salary range: £24,100 – £33,740 pro rata

Based on FTE £30,125 – £42,175 p.a.

30 hours per week

The Hospice of St Francis is pleased to offer the opportunity to someone who wants to make a difference to palliative care in and beyond the Hospice. The new Head of Quality postholder will be responsible for ensuring safe, effective care which fully complies with CQC, environmental health and other requirements. The postholder will be a nurse who has experience within palliative care and in audit, quality or education, who has proven leadership skills in influencing care.

The postholder will manage all areas of quality and be a key member of the Hospice’s Clinical Leadership Team who oversee all aspects of clinical governance. They will manage an experienced audit nurse who develops and delivers the annual audit programme. In addition, the postholder will manage the Catering manager and all aspects of the kitchen which enables the Hospice to provide patient-centred nutritional care to patients and their families.

Please apply by downloading an application form online at the Hospice of St Francis website or email recruitment@stfrancis.org.uk.

For an informal discussion or visit please contact Clare Hearnshaw, Director of Care & Clinical Development on 01442 869550.

To contact Ingrid Campbell/Lisa Harbron in HR, please telephone on 01442 869557 or email recruitment@stfrancis.org.uk

Closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 18 November 2015

Interviews will be held on Thursday 26 November 2015

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