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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/07/2020.

111 Clinical Governance Lead

Job Reference: 195-20-143-MJH

South Central Ambulance Service
195 11 C Risk and Security
Bicester, Oxfordshire
£38,890 to £44,503 pa

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Clinical Governance team to recruit a Governance Lead, based in Bicester, Oxfordshire for NHS111/Integrated Urgent Care across the Thames Valley.  The clinical governance lead will have responsibility for applying clinical governance principles to the delivery of the NHS111/Integrated Urgent Care service across the Thames Valley. This includes the use of standard operating procedures, reporting, investigating and implementing learning from adverse incidents, complaints, concerns, HCP feedback, legal cases and clinical audit.


The postholder will attend contract review meetings and work with commissioners to ensure the Quality Schedule contract requirements are met.


The successful candidate will have a clinical registration and enjoy working in a dynamic team who are committed to the provision of high-quality care to the members of the public who use our services.


You must have good communication and organisational skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines whilst ensuring accuracy. You must be capable of working as part of a team and also with minimal supervision, methodically and accurately with the ability to make decisions and use your own initiative. You will need to be able to deal with a changing workload.


You will need to have experience working with commissioners for services and other external agencies as well as other provider services.


Please see the job description and person specification for further details.


For an informal discussion about the post, please contact:


Jane Campbell, Acting Director of Patient Care

Tel: 07464 492136




Vicky Holliday, Assistant Director of Quality

Tel: 07920 591395

Whilst we would like to assure you that SCAS endeavours to continue with the recruitment for this position as planned, please bear in mind there may be COVID19 related Government guidelines for us to adhere to that may cause changes out of our control. These changes may mean that we must alter our training delivery in which case we would inform you of any changes to the plan as soon as we can.

We actively welcome job applications from candidates who have a disability or who are members of the BAME, LGBT and Armed Forces community (including: Reservists, Veterans, Spouses and Cadets) Here at SCAS we are proud to have a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve.

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The benefits bits:

  • Starting holiday entitlement is 27 days per annum, pro rata, plus bank holidays;
  • USH is paid in line with section 2;
  • All employees are automatically enrolled into the NHS Pension scheme (or NEST);
  • We operate from a comprehensive set of policies;
  • We operate regular staff surveys and our staff are encouraged to develop transferable skills and experience;
  • We work in partnership with our trade unions;
  • Applicants who have a disability or are members of the armed forces community who meet the minimum shortlisting criteria for their post of interest will be invited for an interview;
  • As an employer of choice, we value the wellbeing of our staff and have support networks in place to offer assistance as required;
  • South Central Ambulance Service has a Freedom to Speak Up Guardian and a Freedom to Speak Up Policy. We believe that effective speaking and listening up arrangements protect patients and improve the experience of patients and NHS workers.

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