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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/01/2022.

Clinical Governance Lead 111

Job Reference: 195-22-001-ALE

South Central Ambulance Service
195 11 C Risk and Security
Thames Valley
£40,057 to £45,839 pa

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Clinical Governance team to recruit a Governance Lead, based in Thames Valley for our NHS111/Integrated Urgent Care service across the Thames Valley area.  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 area. 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, in partnership with the SCAS Integrated Urgent Care Quality Lead.

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.

The successful candidate will also have experience working in a similar environment or role.

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

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact:

Vicky Holliday, Assistant Director of Quality

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.

The government has announced that from 1 April 2022, all frontline NHS staff, health and social care workers, and volunteers working in England who have face-to-face contact with service users, will need to provide evidence that they have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they are medically exempt.

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. 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 well as standard NHS benefits like generous holiday entitlement and an excellent pension scheme, we offer lots of extras for our staff. You can find out more information here –

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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