Job details

  • Organisation
    Great Oaks Hospice
  • Location
    England - South West
  • Salary
    £51k - £60k
  • Contract type
  • Working hours

Job description

JOB TITLE:  Clinical Lead (CQC Registered Manager)  

DEPARTMENT: Senior Management Team

GRADE/SALARY: £50-55,000 FTE Per annum

WORK BASE: Great Oaks Hospice


Full Time role with scope for flex to either a 4-day working week (Pro rata) or full time but agile working provided that at least 4 days on site, some weekend cover work and occasional evening work


Chief Executive Officer


Great Oaks Hospice is a proud and successful provider of professional end of life care services in the community.  We are a registered charity, and our services are offered free of charge for adults in the community living with a life shortening illness and their families, carers and friends.  We employ a range of qualified and unqualified staff across nursing and therapy groups and are supported by medical colleagues from Gloucester Royal and our local GP community.

We enjoy a close relationship with our local health and care service providers including with NHS Gloucestershire Integrated Care Board who directly commission many of our services. 

We are passionate about ensuring exceptional clinical services and do this through our strong clinical leadership at every level.  We want our staff and our users to have the best experience of Great Oaks and we recognise everyone individually and value and harness the unique strengths and skills they bring. 

The position of Clinical Lead is a crucial role, working alongside the Chief Executive Officer to lead the day to day running of exceptional clinical services in accordance with regulatory standards and Great Oaks values and strategy.  Specific function of the role include:    

  • To be the CQC Registered Manager

  • To be the Caldicott Guardian.

  • Provide an environment of continuous quality improvement.

  • Manage the implementation of key areas of clinical governance arrangements, ensuring effective systems and processes are in place to provide appropriate Board assurance.

  • Liaise with external specialist providers.

  • Attend relevant training and cascade as appropriate.

  • Assume the role of Infection Control Lead for Great Oaks.

The post holder will undertake, when requested, such duties not listed below which are consistent with and pertinent to the role and grade.


Within the hospice to:

  • Follow policies and guidelines as per the Staff Employees Handbook and ensure the team also work within this guidance.   

  • Be aware of risk to self and others under Health and Safety Regulations.  

  • Verbally report any accident or untoward incident as soon as possible followed by written report.  

  • Respect people’s personal choices for lifestyle and living arrangements.  

  • Ensure we are evidencing compliance with CQC Requirements.

  • Oversee Caseload reviews with Clinical Teams including Hospice at Home, Wellbeing Service, Complimentary Therapies, Befriending, Family Support and the Community Service.

  • Become Privacy Officer on SystmOne, ensuring appropriate use of the system.

  • Be the Key point of contact for new starters/leavers registration on SystmOne.

  • Keep abreast of clinical best practice in the hospice movement, advice the SMT of risks and opportunities and respond to national and local policy developments.

  • Maintain strong clinical governance framework for the hospice to meet external legal, regulatory, and clinical requirements.

Recognise that this job description is not restrictive and needs to be flexible to cope with the changing needs of the job and the changing needs of Great Oaks.



This job expires on 07th February 2024

Apply for this job

This link will take you to an external job site at this link: