Job opportunity

Deputy Director of Quality


37.5 hours


£51,870 – £72,390 depending on depth and variety of experience in a similar role

Closing date: 20 May 2022

About the role

This is an exciting time to join us at St Barnabas House and Chestnut Tree House Hospices as we grow our Quality Team to work alongside our fantastic progressive and dynamic multidisciplinary team delivering outstanding palliative and end of life care to our communities.

We are looking for an experienced, self-motivated, open minded and enthusiastic senior clinician to be responsible for developing and delivering the organisations quality and clinical governance agenda, to ensure   we are continuously improving the quality of our services and safeguarding high standards of care by creating an environment in which excellence in clinical care will flourish.

Are you ready to be our Deputy Director of Quality?

About you:

You are a passionate and dynamic individual driven to get care right every time. You excel at promoting and delivering quality improvements and clinical innovation across organisations and are confident to deputise for the Director when needed.

You are a vibrant, visible, and credible leader, with a clear passion and commitment for our work. You will be a key part of a dynamic team that ensures our hospices are recognised as leading providers of high-quality palliative and end of life care.

You have experience of working as a senior clinical manager with a strong background in a clinical governance related role

Does this sound like you?

Download the full job description here.

About us

We’re St Barnabas Hospices. We offer specialist palliative care through two incredible hospices: St Barnabas House adult hospice in Worthing and Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice near Arundel in Sussex. We have a strong research and education programme and work collaboratively across health and social care networks to improve palliative and end of life care provision.

We’re committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer various family-friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.


  • Enrolment onto our company pension scheme or the option to continue in the NHS pension scheme
  • Up to 35 days’ annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Free parking
  • On-site education support
  • Option to join Healthcare Cash Plan
  • Corporate rate gym membership

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

An enhanced DBS will be sought, if you are successful in this role. The safe recruitment of staff at St Barnabas Hospices is the first step to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults in our care. As an employer, we expect all staff and volunteers to share our commitment to safeguarding. The information you provide on your application form is the only information we will use to decide whether or not to short-list you for interview.

Apply now

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Ellie Hayter on 07825 696767

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