Lead Assessment & Remediation Adviser
Practitioner Performance Advice Service
Time commitment: Flexible – (between 0.6WTE and 1.0WTE of 37.5 hours per week)
Working Pattern: Offered on a permanent or secondment basis
We provide impartial and expert advice to healthcare organisations to support the effective management and resolution of concerns raised about the practice of individual doctors, dentists and pharmacists. Our service, formerly the National Clinical Assessment Service (NCAS), was established in 2001 and is now a division of NHS Resolution under a common purpose, to provide expertise to the NHS on resolving concerns fairly, share from learning for improvement and preserve resources for patient care.
We are seeking a Lead Assessment & Remediation Adviser to bring overarching leadership and technical expertise to the delivery and ongoing development of our assessment and remediation services, with a firm focus on patient safety and public protection.
In this key senior role, you will lead a highly specialist area of our service, overseeing the continuing development of our assessment and remediation methods, as well as leading on the development of associated new services to meet our users’ needs. You will also have lead responsibility for quality assuring the services we provide to ensure that they are fair, robust and support healthcare organisations to resolve complex performance concerns in relation to individual healthcare practitioners.
You will be adept at building and maintaining relationships with our external stakeholders to develop and promote best practice in assessment and remediation of healthcare practitioners, both nationally and internationally.
Your leadership, expertise and credibility in evidence-based assessment and clinical education will be critical, as will your commitment to working collaboratively in a service delivery environment. To succeed in this role you are likely to be a medical or dental practitioner with substantial experience of working in the NHS at Principal/Consultant level, coupled with substantial hands-on practical experience of managing and resolving concerns about the practice of individual healthcare professionals.
You will possess a detailed understanding of developing, delivering and evaluating robust, valid, reliable and effective assessment programmes – which will be underpinned by sound knowledge and theoretical understanding of the principles, standards and practice of assessment and remediation within the UK healthcare context.
For further information click the apply button or contact Vicky Voller (Director of Practitioner Performance Advice) or Dr Alison Budd (Interim Lead Assessment & Remediation Adviser) on 0207 811 2602.
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Closing date: 2nd September 2019
Interviews: 9th September 2019
Shortlisted candidates will be asked to undertake psychometrics and prepare a written exercise in advance and to deliver a presentation at the interview.