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Deputy Compliance Manager

NHS AfC: Band 7

Main area
NHS AfC: Band 7
  • Full time
  • Flexible working
37.5 hours per week
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Russells Hall Hospital
£41,659 - £47,672 per annum
Salary period
31/03/2023 23:59
Interview date

Job overview

We have an exciting new leadership opportunity within our Compliance Team for a Deputy Compliance Manager. We are looking for a self-motivated, organised and dedicated individual to work with the Compliance Manager to develop and deliver the compliance and assurance framework across the Trust.

We are looking for a leader who is passionate about patient care who can inspire and motivate teams and play a key part in the continuing development of services.

Main duties of the job

This post will include the coordination and delivery of a programme of peer reviews, providing a clear view of compliance, gaps and associated risks. They will act as a critical friend and provide
challenge, whilst supporting leaders to develop effective remedial action plans and encouraging a culture of continuous improvement.
The post holder will provide evidence and assurance to the CQC as required, ensuring appropriate validation and approval of information. They will also support in the development and monitoring of any post inspection action plans.

Working for our organisation


At the Dudley Group our patients and staff are at the heart of all that we do and that is to provide a world class service that aligns with our vision of “excellent health care, improved health for all”.  We are seeking to recruit staff who share our vision and values of making Dudley Group an incredible workplace.

We are committed to becoming a diverse and an inclusive employer and where people feel sense of belonging. Seeking to expand diversity within our teams, we positively encourage applications from under-represented groups such as ethnically diverse, disabled and LGBTQ+ groups. We are also under-represented in-terms of gender within nursing roles and we would welcome applications from people from male and non-binary backgrounds.

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust recognises the values and transferable skills that the Armed Forces community bring and recognise their compatibility with NHS roles.

We are committed to home life balance through flexible working and making reasonable adjustments where possible.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for full details of the main duties and responsibilities that the post holder is required to undertake

Person specification

Qualifications & Education

Essential criteria
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent experience within the NHS
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
Desirable criteria
  • Governance/ Quality Improvement qualification
  • Full Registration with relevant health professional body

Knowledge and Training

Essential criteria
  • Knowledge of CQC standards and regulatory framework
  • Knowledge of the components of governance, risk management and assurance function
Desirable criteria
  • Human factors training
  • Knowledge of quality improvement methodologies


Essential criteria
  • Experience of working in a role with extensive focus on governance/ quality improvement in a healthcare environment
  • Experience of undertaking peer reviews/ inspections/ audits in a healthcare environment
  • Experience of developing robust and effective action plans
Desirable criteria
  • Experience of leading on successful quality improvement initiatives and change projects


Essential criteria
  • Ability to communicate and build relationships with external stakeholders (i.e. CQC, ICB)
  • Ability to communicate highly complex and contentious information in an appropriate manner and overcome barriers in accepting or addressing information

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Apprenticeships logoNo smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleInvestors in People: GoldMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Improving working livesAge positiveDisability confident leaderArmed Forces Covenant Bronze AwardENEI TIDE Gold 2021Care Leaver CovenantNHS Pastoral Care

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Further details / informal visits contact

Natalie Launchbury
Job title
Compliance Manager
Email address
Telephone number
01384 321089
Additional information

For more information regarding the advertised post, please contact Natalie Launchbury on 01384 321089, Monday -Friday between 9 - 5pm.