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Specialist Advisor- Healthcare Science

NHS AfC: Band 8d

Main area
Admin & clerical
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 8d
Contract
Fixed Term until 31st March 2019
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
990-NHSE11384C
Site
Skipton House, London
Town
London
Salary
£70,206 - £85,333 per annum
Closing
21/11/2018 23:59

NHS England leads the NHS in England, setting the priorities and direction of the NHS and informing the national debate to improve health and care. We strongly believe in health and high quality care for all, now and for future generations and want everyone to have greater control of their health and wellbeing, and to be supported to live longer, healthier lives by high quality health and care services that are compassionate, inclusive and constantly-improving.

NHS England shares out more than £100 billion in funds and holds organisations to account for their spending. Our work involves the commissioning of health care services in England, and we support local health services that are led by Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). We have devised and are delivering a strategic vision for the NHS, along with our partners in health, called the Five Year Forward View.

If the advertised role is based in London on an Agenda for Change Pay Band, it will attract a High Cost Area supplement. This supplement is not applicable to Executive or Senior Manager or Medical Leader positions. For positions offered on a part time basis, salary and any allowances will be adjusted pro rata.

We will not accept applications for this position by CV or via recruitment agencies.

The NHSBSA is responsible for the processing of your application; a privacy notice is attached to advise you on how we will process your personal data.

The Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) is head of profession for the 50,000-strong Healthcare Science workforce. The workforce provides the scientific backbone of the NHS and Public Health services, working across the four divisions of laboratory (pathology) sciences, physiological sciences, medical physics and clinical engineering, and bioinformatics.

 

Leadership is a key theme in the Five Year Forward View (5YFV) and has been identified across the system as a critical enabler of high quality care. To deliver transformational change NHS England's business plan articulates the need to focus on making better use of technology, further developing leadership and supporting scientific research and innovation.

 

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Dionne.Korsah@nhs.net