Chief Quality and Governance Officer

Circa £90,000

Hft is one of the largest charities in England and Wales supporting people with learning disabilities. We are passionate about what we do and we use our unique understanding of the challenges facing the people we support to speak up with them to bring about positive change.

The Role

We have embarked on a journey of transformation to extend our reach and impact and our Chief Quality and Governance Officer is one of eight “Chief” roles forming the Executive Board. Delivering the highest quality of care for the people we support has always been at the heart of our work. This role will provide expert professional leadership for the delivery and continuous improvement of standards and quality of care across Hft, driving forward our commitment to high quality care and robust impactful governance systems across the charity.  

This is a substantial role covering all aspects of our care and quality of service provision across who we are as a provider of homes, a charity and provider of care and support. We will be looking to you to provide strategic leadership across corporate governance, compliance, health and safety, corporate and operational risk, business continuity and engagement of the people we support. You will bring a proven track record of governance, quality assurance and risk management and will be an expert strategic planner and evaluator, capable of implementing robust systems of internal and external control. Equally important is your ability to demonstrate quality and assurance to beneficiaries, supporters, and regulators and embed a culture of learning and continuous improvement. You will bring the leadership experience to do this alongside the values we cherish and the focus to deliver.

This is an exciting time to join us as we build our new board and focus on our future. We can offer you challenge and fulfilment and the chance to drive a culture of quality improvement as part of a strong executive team that is committed to achieving the best outcomes for the people we support and to create a sustainable future for Hft.


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