Group Director of Quality & Governance

Praxis Care
Belfast or Ardee
€77,000 to €100,000 per annum
01 June 2018
15 June 2018
Position / level
Director, Professional
Contract Type
Full Time

Everything we do at Praxis Care centres around making a difference to the lives of people living with learning disabilities, mental ill health, acquired brain injury or dementia and to do this, we have a team of exceptional care and support worker.  We are the largest care providing charity in Northern Ireland but also have large operations across Republic of Ireland, England and Isle of Man employing over 1,400 staff.

We currently have the following full time vacancy.

Group Director of Quality &  Governance

Full Time

Belfast or Ardee

Salary: €77,000 to €100,000 per annum

Based on skills and experience

This is an exciting opportunity to join a rapid growing organisation.  The Group Director of Quality & Governance leads the design and implementation of the organisation's governance framework to enable effective delivery of the organisation's policy objectives, support optimised performance and ensure all statutory and other legal requirements and obligations are met.  They will be responsible for driving good governance and improvements through the organisation from Board level through to corporate and operational levels acting as a check and balance in all areas of the organisation.

Working with Praxis Care can be deeply rewarding, satisfying and challenging.  If you are enthusiastic, motivated, resilient, flexible and compassionate with a passion for supporting people and ensuring that our service users enjoy the highest quality of life, then we want to hear from you.

To be considered for this role, you must meet the essential criteria, which includes:

  • Professional qualification in Social Work OR First Level Nursing i.e,. RMN, RGN, RMNH - must be on live register AND knowledge of children and adults with learning disability/Mental ill health/acquired brain injury AND 3 years' experience of overseeing governance at senior level OR degree educated with more than 7 years' experience in a senior governance role in the Care sector.
  • 2 years' experience working with vulnerable adults/children in a governance or care role.
  • 5 years' experience in managing a staff team.

A full job description detailing essential and desirable criteria is available on our website by telephoning 048 9072 7172 or via email

All application forms and accompanying CV's must be returned to or posted to Human Resources Dept., Central Office, 25-31 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7AA by 15th June 2018 at 12 noon with successful applicants being interviewed shortly after.,

Praxis Care is an equal opportunities employer.

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