Deputy Director of Nursing, Clinical Governance and Safety

£65k - £80k (Dependent on Experience) (West Yorkshire)
26 Mar 2014
10 Apr 2014
Nursing Field
Mental Health
Director, Manager
Job Type

The importance of effective governance, patient safety and robust
regulation has never been clearer.

At South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust we know
that strong governance and leadership is required tp provide a solid
platform for our innovative services and allow us to transform our
offer to our local communities. This new and exciting role will suit
an experienced team player who can provide strong leadership to
the Clinical Governance and Professional Leadership agenda across
the organisation. This role will provide an excellent opportunity for
those who wish to make the next step to Director level.

The Trust has a budget of over £220m, employs 4,500 staff and
provides mental health, learning disability and community services to
a population of nearly a million across Barnsley, Wakefield, Calderdale
and Kirklees. It’s a big remit and we are looking for a committed
individual who wants to make a difference to the lives of people using
our services.

You must have an excellent track record of success at a senior level
within a large complex organisation, together with experience of
partnership working with external agencies. Added to this we want
a nurse leader with a passion for continuous improvement and a
commitment to enhancing our strong reputation.

If you have the right values for our organisation and you would like
to have an informal discussion about this exciting and challenging
opportunity please contact Tim Breedon, Director of Nursing,
Clinical Governance and Safety on 01924 327018 or by emailing

An application form and job description are available by visiting where you will be able to apply on-line.

Closing date: Thursday 10th April 2014.

Please note the formal selection process will be held on the afternoon of Thursday 8th May with individual panel interviews taking place on Friday 9th May 2014. (Longlist interviews may be scheduled if required).

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