Director of Quality Safety and Engagement

Isle of Man (GB) (IM)
23 Nov 2020
07 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

About the role and our team
The Department of Health & Social Care is seeking a Director of Quality, Safety and Engagement who will be a key member of the Executive Leadership Team, responsible for ensuring that health and social care services provided to the people of the Island are safe, of high-quality and reflect the needs and expectations of patients and service users.

Collectively with the other members of the DHSC Executive Leadership team you will be responsible for assurance of the entire Manx Care budget of c. £240m. In addition, you will provide leadership and management support to a number of senior officers in the quality, safety and engagement function of the DHSC. This function will oversee the implementation of quality and safety standards across all health and social care services. 

The Director of Quality, Safety and Engagement will be supported by relevant professional advisors.

This is a unique opportunity to shape quality, safety and engagement for the DHSC and to ensure that services to be specified by the DHSC and delivered by Manx Care will be of high-quality, meet local needs, be person-centred and outcome-based, be future-proofed and provide value for money for the people of the Isle of Man.

You will report directly to the DHSC’s CEO and be part of the DHSC leadership team. You will attend appropriate boards and committees and will contribute to and share responsibility for strategic planning, corporate policy making, delivery of corporate objectives and the DHSC's operational performance.

What can this role offer me?

By joining us you’ll be stepping away from NHS pressures and demands, as the Island’s healthcare system is similar but separate to the UK NHS.

The Isle of Man has been praised for its effective response to the global pandemic. Currently, due to the lack of cases in the community, people on the Island are enjoying a life free of social distancing regulations.

About the Island and relocating

Here you can enjoy a fantastic quality of life, and an excellent work-life balance! There are plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities; so if you like walking, mountain biking, sailing or kayaking, you’ll have lots of places to explore! 

There are also lots of great cafes, bars and restaurants, and you can enjoy the Island’s real sense of community. The island is well connected to the UK, and you’ll also benefit from low income tax rates (20% maximum rate).

If you are relocating or returning to the Island, you can also benefit from the Insurance Holiday Scheme, which allows you to apply for a refund on your NI contributions for your 1st year of living here. To see how this scheme could benefit you, and to find out more about relocating to the Isle of Man, visit

Interview expenses and a relocation package of up to £10,000 based on receipts is available for this role. 

How to find out more and apply

For more information please contact Kathryn Magson on 01624 685011.

To apply, please click the apply button.

A provisional interview date of 14th December 2020 has been set for shortlisted applicants, however this is subject to change.

The closing date for this role is midnight on Monday 07 December 2020.