Medical Practitioner Policy Adviser

Location
London/Leeds/Sheffield
Salary
Up to £80,790; Inner London £87,084
Posted
17 Sep 2018
Closes
19 Oct 2018
Ref
1600451
Contract Type
Fixed Contract

Fixed term (up to 2 years) with view to permanent
Full-time (Jobshare will be considered)

About:

An exciting opportunity to help shape thinking and delivery of key areas
of Government. The Department for Work and Pensions provides
services and support to over 18 million people totalling £264 billion.
Medical Practitioners play an important role in helping the Department
for Work and Pensions shape their policies by providing sound medical
advice over a range of benefits.

Key responsibilities of role:

  • Working directly with Departmental providers; delivering high standard medical and health related advice; Input into the development and maintenance of medically related policy; Working across the Department to provide specialist support; Engagement with key external stakeholders;
  • Complete a programme of personal and professional development to meet GMC requirements for revalidation.

Qualifications required:

  • Medical Degree
  • A relevant higher professional qualification is desirable
  • Medical Practitioner fully registered with the GMC with a licence to practice. Have no conditions on registration unless they relate solely to health/disability.

Desirable experience and Knowledge:

  • Broad based medical experience and experience of disability assessment, HMCTS or occupational health desirable.
  • Knowledge of evidence based medicine and critical appraisal skills desirable.


Attractive benefits including civil service pension.

For informal enquiries please contact: Dr Clare Leris –
clare.leris@dwp.gsi.gov.uk or 02074495593 and Dr Mark Allerton - 01253 688050

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