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Clinical Advisor

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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Clinical Advisor
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Fixed Term/Secondment until 31/03/2020
22.5 hours per week
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St Chad's Court, Birmingham or Westbridge Place, Leicester
Birmingham or Leicester
£77,913 - £105,042 pro-rata
20/12/2018 23:59

Health Education England is committed to recruiting the best person for the job, based solely on their ability and individual merit as measured against the criteria for the role; through a process that is fair, open, consistent and free from discrimination. Health Education England supports the values and pledges of the NHS Constitution.

We are committed to being a diverse and an inclusive employer and will build a culture where all employees are valued, respected and acknowledged. We strive to ensure that no individual receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of their gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief, colour, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, pregnancy and maternity, marital or civil partnership status, transgender status, HIV status, social background, trade union membership or non-membership and is placed at a disadvantage by requirements or conditions that cannot be shown to be justifiable.

Health Education England (HEE) exists for one reason only: to support the delivery of excellent healthcare and health improvement to the patients and public of England by ensuring that the workforce of today and tomorrow has the right numbers, skills, values and behaviours, at the right time and in the right place.

As a National Directorate, we develop and plan the implementation of key policies to enable a flexible, productive and affordable healthcare workforce and are responsible for leading on a large number of HEE Mandate deliverables and its overall key goals include:

  1. Improving the quality of education and training
  2. Recruiting and selecting people onto the undergraduate and postgraduate courses we commission
  3. Test, pilot, consult and create new workforce roles

DEQ is responsible for ensuring the quality of education and training through:

  • A series of national projects/pilots to make widespread change to education and training delivery
  • Implementation of a national quality strategy to monitor the quality of the learning experience and environment
  • National medical foundation and specialty training recruitment and associated recruitment systems
  • Hosting the E-learning platform for the organisation


These new and exciting Clinical Advisor posts are an opportunity for the successful candidate to lead important policy developments on key national priorities across the education and training agendas across England.

These will be a high profile roles, drawing on the expert experience and leadership of the post holder to ensure that Health Education England delivers key Mandate and Long Term Plan priorities in education. The post holder will build strong collaborative relationships with the higher education system, NHS providers and system partners to develop models for educational policy, quality and workforce development.

Clinical Advisors will work closely with key programmes across HEE and in particular the Directorate of Education and Quality.

Further Details about the role are outline in the Job Description

Interview date will be confirmed at Invite. 

Please note: For current NHS employees, this role will be offered on a secondment basis.



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Sam Illingworth