Job Vacancy – Clinical Governance and Quality Manager

Job Title: Clinical Governance and Quality Manager
Location: CIDP
Reports to: Head of Adult Services


Initial purpose: Along with the management team, support the transition from residential to community living; ensuring each individual is supported to live a self – directed life.  Providing Clinical Governance to ensure quality and compliance whilst implementing clear structures, polices and processes. This will include travelling to homes in the community to perform quality, compliance, and governance audits, compiling reports, and inputting into improvement and support plans.

Ongoing purpose: To work with the staff team to develop and implement best practice in clinical governance and quality,  maintaining  oversight of and  addressing  issues in relation to clinical governance, regulatory requirements, and compliance. The Clinical Quality and Governance Manager will need to keep up to date with regulatory bodies and any changes within the Healthcare/Social Care/Disability sectors.

The successful candidate will be expected to embrace the ethos of St Joseph’s Residential and Community Service; which is to empower people to live self-directed lives and to be as independent as possible while in St Joseph’s House or being supported in the community.  The successful candidate will actively promote the rights of the  individuals living in the Community and SJH  by ensuring they are fully involved in all aspects of their healthcare assessments. Liaise and collaborate  with the Clinical Nurse Manager in the boarding campus to ensure consistency in approach to clinical needs across the organisation.

Below are the main areas of responsibility;

Manage safety and quality

· Undertake relevant training and development to keep up to date with current legislation, regulatory developments and best practice and utilise this knowledge to consult with the wider team.

· Be registered as person participating in management

· Provide clinical advice and guidance for nursing and support staff.

Providing a good service

· To enable the promotion of the rights of each customer and keep their wishes at the centre of their care.

· To ensure the operation of a safeguarding culture ensuring that CIDP’s safeguarding procedures and protocols are effectively implemented to maintain a safe and secure environment for service users.

· To ensure compliance with current legislation and that CIDP’s policies and procedures are implemented appropriately across the service.

Lead and manage staff.

· Completion of monthly nursing rosters including holiday and sick leave, to ensure adequate nursing cover

· Participate with the orientation of all new nursing staff to the service

Be responsible for the supervision and performance management  of Nursing staff reporting any concerns to the Head of Adults Services

·· To foster a quality focussed ethos that will be utilised to maintain a culture of performance and excellence throughout all departments.

Promote the service

· Manage relationships with external stakeholders to promote the new model.

· To ensure all stakeholders in any change/improvement project or programme are kept informed and can effectively contribute to work-plans.

· To effectively represent and promote CIDP where appropriate.

· To be one of the main contacts for regulatory/statutory/sector bodies as required.

For a full copy of the job specification, please email Mary Stringer at

Any interested applicants should forward their CV and a short covering letter stating their suitability for the role. Please email by close of business on Friday 18 June 2021.

If you require further details on this role, please contact me directly at

Mary Stringer
HR & Governance Manager