Head of Professional Development & Quality Assurance

  • Location: Tring
  • Status: Permanent 37.5 hours per week
  • Salary: Rennie Grove Band 8a
  • Closing date: 28 January 2019 | Time: 12:00
  • Interview date: 15 February 2019

Rennie Grove Hospice Care is proud to be a truly unique charity.  As national leaders with our pioneering 24 hour responsive Hospice at Home service we provide care across Herts and Bucks.  With five daytime adult nursing teams, a night team for adults and a specialist paediatric team providing 24/7 cover we cared for more than 1,700 people, last year, in their homes, allowing 85% of those who wished, to die at home.  Combined with our wide-ranging day services in North West Herts, our absolute focus is to deliver specialist patient centred care.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Head of Professional Development & Quality Assurance to drive forward our new strategy through delivering the education agenda to continuously improve Rennie Grove’s performance.

As a senior manager, you will be responsible for the leadership of the development of our staff and quality of provision of care to our patients.  You will set high standards for others and support the delivery of a best in class service, ensuring that Rennie Grove is at the forefront of palliative care.

We are looking for a suitably experienced and qualified clinical education specialist with a broad knowledge of professional development.   You will have leadership credibility from experience in delivering a learning strategy that shows strong progress for both individuals and the organisation.  You will be an integral part of ensuring we consistently deliver excellent care to our patients and continuously strive to improve standards. 

Positively representing Rennie Grove, this is a highly visible role both externally and internally, as you take the lead to develop our operational capability.  You will be an accomplished Manager with the ability to influence, direct and challenge across all levels, focusing on collective progress and success.

If you are committed to delivering excellence in patient care we would love to hear from you. For informal visits and questions about the post, please contact Sue Varvel, Director of Nursing and Clinical Services on 01442 890222.