Non Clinical - CNST Governance Officer

  • Department CNST Governance Officer
  • Salary £32,306.00 – £39,027 per annum
  • Closing Date 09/12/2021
  • Location The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 6
  • Job ref 223-TGO-953
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Fixed term: 12 months (due to short term funding)
  • Hours Full time - 37.5 hours per week

Job overview


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a project support/ project manager/ ambitious project administrator to apply for the role of Clinical Negligence Scheme for Trusts (CNST) Governance Officer. The postholder will oversee the delivery of CNST MIS year 4 (reporting progress to project leads and managers); be the secretary for the Maternity and Neonatal Safety Champions (providing minutes and admin support), and be the secretary for the Maternity Transformation Programme (MTP) workstream 4 - Governance and Risk.

You will be a motivated, inquisitive and organised project or administrative professional with excellent communication skills and a desire to be part of service improvement.


Main duties of the job


The post holder will:

· Oversee delivery of CNST MIS Year 4 (deadlines, milestones, reporting and associated governance and administration)

· Secretary for the Maternity and Neonatal Safety Champions group

· Assist the Maternity Clinical Governance Team with administrational tasks on an ad hoc basis

· Secretary for Workstream 3 (Governance and Risk) of the Maternity Transformation Programme


Working for our organisation


This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of the crucial Clinical Negligence Scheme for Trusts (CNST), which is essential to service user safety and well being. You will work alongside a diverse, multi-disciplinary team across maternity services. 


Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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