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Head of Nursing, Quality & Governance - Band 8c

Band 8c

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Band 8c
Fixed term: 12 months
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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£63,751 - £73,664 per annum + outer London HCAS
Salary period
25/09/2020 23:59

Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust is a multiple award-winning, combined mental health and community Trust providing local, regional and national healthcare services. We are one of the largest employers in North London with over 3000 staff delivering a range of mental health and community services to a population of over one million.

In Enfield, we provide a full range of child and adult community health services, which over the last few years has been integrating with its mental health services to provide better and more holistic care.

BEH manages the renowned North London Forensic Services (NLFS), rated as 'Outstanding' by the CQC. This service treats and cares for people within the criminal justice system who have mental health conditions. We have also been appointed as the lead provider of forensic mental health services across North London managing the devolved New Models of care budget of £170m from 2018/19. NLFS delivers mental health care across some of the prisons and provides mental health services as HM Young Offenders Institutions in Aylesbury.

We also provide one of the largest eating disorder services in England, as well as drug and alcohol services and mental health liaison services in North Middlesex University Hospitals Trust.

Our values and quality improvement are at the heart of everything we do, please consider joining us.​


Head of Nursing, Quality & Governance - Band 8c

The North London Forensic Consortium (NLFC) is a partnership of five Mental Health Trusts; Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust (lead provider), East London Foundation Trust, West London NHS Trust, Central and North West London Foundation Trust, and North East London Foundation Trust. This role sits within the newly established NLFC Commissioning Hub Team, which is responsible for quality assurance, as part of the contract management process, and supporting the providers to develop the quality of their services, which could be via service development and/or improved systems and processes.

The post holder will lead on the quality assurance of all adult secure sub-contractors in North London, the development of a quality assurance framework that seeks to integrate with provider and local commissioner systems and escalation processes with NHSE/I and regulators. The post is ideal for a candidate with previous experience working in a commissioning setting or someone with a strong governance background within their organisations nursing directorate.


For further information please contact:

Mark Landy, Managing Director,, 02087025903






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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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