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Head of Governance & Risk

London – The Lister Hospital
Full time
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Location – Lister Hospital, Chelsea Bridge Road, London, SW1W 8RH

Salary – Competitive Salary + Benefits (pension, health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career development)

Job Overview:

As Head of Clinical Governance & Risk for the Lister Hospital you will work closely with the Executive team in leading the clinical governance agenda across the hospital and its satellite services.

The Head of Clinical Governance & Risk will provide expert advice and leadership regarding all clinical governance, quality management, and risk management, ensuring compliance with legislative requirements, national and local policy clinical governance activities across the Lister hospital empire ensuring that all relevant processes are embedded throughout the organisation by providing support, advice and guidance.

You will ensure all services are legally registered within the statutory and regulatory frameworks and meet the CQC essential standards and provide expert advice and support to the Executive Directors and Senior Managers on matters relating to such areas as risk and incident management, regulatory compliance, complaints resolution, clinical negligence and health and safety.

This role is best suited to someone who is clinically trained and has experience of working in a similar role within an acute healthcare setting.

Skills & Experience:

  • Relevant clinical training and experience
  • Extensive experience of  Quality improvement, risk management, regulatory compliance, clinical governance and the management of external regulatory inspections. within an acute healthcare setting.
  • Demonstrable previous success in delivering a comprehensive governance agenda within a complex organisation
  • Proven ability to analyse complex problems/ information from a variety of sources and to develop and successfully implement practical and workable solutions to address them

HCA Healthcare UK

The World’s largest private hospital group; providing award winning acute and complex care.

The Lister Hospital and its outpatient centres are located in the heart of Chelsea, and have consistently provided care and treatment in London for over 30 years. We offer access to leading consultants from London's top teaching hospitals and contemporary treatment, with several highly specialised units including fertility, gastroenterology and cardiology.

With 57 beds across three floors, we offer a specialised service, bespoke to our patient’s needs. Our six-bed critical care unit provides dedicated specialised care to seriously ill patients with a range of surgical or medical conditions.


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