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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/12/2020.

Clinical Governance Lead

Job Reference: J240-2652

Spire Healthcare Ltd
Band 8a

Clinical Governance Lead | Band 8a | Management |Full-time | Learning and advancement opportunities 

Due to an internal Promotion the Spire Sussex hospital is recruiting for a Clinical Governance Lead to manage the hospital’s risk and governance strategy and associated compliance activities. This a varied role where you will be working across all clinical areas of the hospital, and working collaboratively with numerous internal and group-level stakeholders

The Spire Sussex hospital in Hastings is rated  an  ‘Outstanding’ hospital  by the CQC.  It is a  29 bedded hospital that offers outpatient and inpatient services for a range of specialties, including Orthopaedics, Ophthalmology, Gynaecology, Urology, ENT, Cosmetic and General Surgery.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Lead the hospital’s clinical governance and compliance activity
  • Lead on CQC compliance throughout the hospital
  • Assist the Director and Deputy Director Clinical Services to monitor and coordinate investigations of adverse events occurring within the hospital
  • Be responsible for the development of methods and processes to aid the management of clinical risk
  • Assist in the development and dissemination of patient safety related information throughout all levels of the hospital
  • Promote a culture that actively improves clinical safety and quality

Who we're looking for:

  • NMC registered Nurse
  • Proven experience in clinical and hospital governance
  • Excellent understanding of CQC,  standard surgical/clinical practices and procedures
  • Excellent communicator
  • Experience of compliance is desired


  • We offer employees a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:
  • 35 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Employer and employee contributory pension with flexible retirement options
  • ‘Spire for you’ reward platform - discount and cashback for over 1000 retailers
  • Free Bupa wellness screening
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Save an average of £50 per month with our free onsite car park

Please see the attached benefits leaflet for more information.

We commit to our employees well-being through work life balance, on-going development, support and reward.

Spire Healthcare is a leading independent hospital group in the United Kingdom and the largest in terms of revenue. From 39 hospitals and 8 clinics across England, Wales and Scotland, Spire Healthcare provides diagnostics, inpatient, day case and outpatient care.

For further information about this role or for an informal conversation about the range of career options available with Spire please email Sherine Lowers @ 

For us, it's more than just treating patients; it's about looking after people.

Closing date: In order to streamline our recruitment process, we reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications

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