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Emergency Department Governance / Risk Management Facilitator

Job Reference: 234-18-M3010-A

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Emergency Services
Norfolk and Norwich University Hopsital, Norwich
£37,570 - £43,772 per annum

At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team.

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:

People-focused: We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.

Respect: We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.

Integrity: We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.

Dedication: We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.

Excellence: We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital.

Wish you were here..? Take a look at our recruitment brochure under the 'Further links' section to find out more about our Hospital and what we have to offer

Team NNUH are seeking to recruit a highly motivated and passionate individual to our newly created role as Governance and Risk Management Facilitator for our Emergency Department. The NNUH hosts the busiest Emergency Department in the East of England seeing over 120,000 patients every year.

This role will play a key part in continuing our #JourneytoOutstanding and ensuring that patient safety is at the heart of everything we do. We’re looking for an individual with excellent organisational, investigation and risk management skills who can support and develop a culture of learning from investigations, in order to deliver safer care for patients.

You will provide professional leadership to aid the development and implementation of effective risk management and governance strategies and processes across all areas of the emergency department.

Working closely with the Emergency Department Governance Leads and our senior leadership team, playing a vital part in our programme of continually developing and encouraging a culture focused on quality and patient safety across all members of the Multidisciplinary team.

Our PRIDE values of People Focus, Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Excellence are important to us and we’re looking for a candidate that shares those values as well as our vision of providing every patient with care we want for those we love the most. As such, we’re looking for an individual with outstanding interpersonal skills who can quickly build strong, professional relationships with a variety of medical and clinical colleagues, as well as with internal and external stakeholders.

In return we can offer an extremely supportive environment in which to work and a commitment to continue your personal and professional development. As a Trust, we are committed to developing innovative practice and we welcome candidates who want to work with us to improve our services.

If you are interested in this post, please take the time to read through our attached job description and tell us why you feel that you can make a positive contribution to our team in your supporting statement.

Full Time: 37.5 hours per week

Applications Open: 11th July 2019

Applications Close: 21st July 2019

Interview Date: 13th August 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Alice Richardson, Emergency Department Matron

Tel: 01603 647182


The Job Description provides details of responsibilities and requirements for this role. Please use your supporting statement to demonstrate how you meet the person specification.

DBS: If this post involves working with children or vulnerable adults the application form will ask for information regarding previous convictions as you will be required to undertake a Criminal Record and Barring Check known as a DBS check.

If you are a new employee or registering with the Staff Bank you will need to meet the cost of this unless your salary is less than point 9 of AfC.

NHS Service: Should you be appointed to the post we will need to establish any previous NHS service via the ESR IAT and we will accept the submission of your application as your agreement to this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship – (not apprenticeships): We are pleased to consider applicants who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK but it is unlikely that we would be able to appoint if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available.

UK Registration: You will need to have current UK professional registration where this is a requirement of the role.

Application: All our communication with you regarding your application will be by e-mail so please check your e-mails (and Spam) regularly.

We value equality in our team and recruit from all sections of the community. We recognise there is a wealth of talent among people who have a disability and if you meet the minimum criteria detailed in the person specification and have a disability, you may wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme by indicating this in the relevant section on your application.

Data Protection: A privacy notice detailing how we will handle your data is attached to this advert as a document. Your application will be transferred to our recruitment management system (Trac) once the advert has closed and you will receive notification then detailing how Trac will handle your data.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) 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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