Governance and Risk Coordinator

Governance and Risk

Posted: 1 year ago

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust

£25,655 - £31,534 pa


We recently went into partnership with Bournemouth University and, with the merger of Poole Hospital and Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch Hospital NHS Foundation Trusts, became University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust this is a really exciting time to join us!

Our ambitious multi-million pound plans to develop our sites are well underway, including developing RBH as the major acute and emergency hospital in East Dorset, PH as the major planned care hospital, and ambitious plans for Christchurch to support on-going patient treatment.

Joining UHD gives you the opportunity to enjoy all that Dorset has to offer. Bournemouth is a vibrant university town , and Poole has a large natural harbour and is perfect for water sports or relaxing at a quayside restaurant.

With both the New Forest and Isle of Purbeck on our doorstep, over 7 miles of stunning sandy beaches and coastal paths, we are located within an area of amazing beauty providing a great place for you to achieve your rewarding work life balance.

  • Are you passionate about patient safety, quality, and governance?
  • Can you demonstrate the Trust values and embed these in everything you do?
  • Do you want to join a dynamic team within the Surgical Care Group, who aim to deliver excellent care through robust clinical governance working closely with our clinical teams?

An excellent opportunity has arisen to become the Governance and Risk Coordinator for the Surgical Care Group.

Main duties include:

The post holder will provide administrative support to enable the delivery of the Trust Governance agenda within the Care Group, this will include support to develop, monitor and maintain processes to ensure assurance can be provided for all areas of clinical governance.

This post would ideally suit a dynamic, experienced professional who has a passion for patient safety and quality of care. You must be able to use your own initiative and have excellent organisational skills.

We require the post holder to be a team player, work to deadlines and at pace, be able to demonstrate excellent skills in IT and have an understanding of databases and action logs that will facilitate the efficient monitoring of local agendas.

If you are interested in this post, and consider yourself to have the key skills and attitudes we are looking for , then we would love to hear from you.

Base Location: Royal Bournemouth Hospital

Interview Date: TBC

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Madeleine Seeley

Job title Care Group Director of Nursing

Email address

Telephone number 0300 019 4503

We believe that having a diverse workforce, and allowing people to be themselves, is essential in ensuring we offer an inclusive, welcoming and productive place to work.

We especially welcome applications from minority groups in the community who may be underrepresented in our workforce.

At UHD our active staff network groups are Black Asian Minority Ethnic Group (BAME), Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Network Group (LGBTQ+), European (EU), Pro Ability Staff Network, and the Armed Forces Support Group.

As a Trust we are proudly signed up to the Disability Confident and Armed Forces Covenant guaranteed interview schemes.

Please note:

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course our patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment at this time, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated.

Staff recruited are expected to be available to work flexibly across all our Trust locations when service demands require it.

This advert may be closed early if sufficient applications are received.

Internal Candidates: staff employed prior to merger who voluntarily change jobs will be appointed to UHD terms and conditions.



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Job Reference

Reference: 153-RG-10414

Closing Date: 2022-04-10

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