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Assistant Director of Patient Safety

Band 8d

Main area
Patient Safety
Band 8d
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Denmark Hill
£82,804 - £94,644 per annum, inc HCA
Salary period
04/02/2021 23:59
Interview date

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching Trusts with a turnover of c£1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 12,800 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London. The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) sites at Denmark Hill in Camberwell and at the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in the London Borough of Bromley.

We are looking for an innovative and insightful individual to develop, embed and drive improvements in the patient safety agenda. The post holder will report to the Deputy Chief Nurse, applications are welcomed from driven and motivated individuals who are able to demonstrate significant experience of managing patient safety at a senior level in large, complex healthcare organisations.

The role of Assistant Director of Patient Safety is to provide strong, professional and empowering leadership to the whole workforce across the Trust and the post holder will be responsible for integrating, coordinating and assuring the systems and processes in place for quality of care and nurse leadership at King’s.

The Assistant Director of Patient Safety will provide leadership, direction and effective management to directly managed staff and other identified team members within the agreed scope of responsibility, and provide pertinent up-to-date professional advice and expert knowledge to the Deputy Chief Nurse and senior management teams to support the successful delivery of corporate, professional, operational and clinical objectives.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

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Clare Williams
Job title
Deputy Chief Nurse
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