Job Advert: Lead Healthcare Scientist NHS England


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Role Title: Lead Healthcare Scientist
Tenure:                    Fixed term, unpaid responsibility, for 12 months in the first instance
Location:                 HCS Scientist (full list of specialisms can be found in the annex) Specialism in Employing Organisation
Responsible To:                            Medical Director


Post holder will operate on existing pay band

Hours: Flexible – To be agreed with post holder and could be shared


Job Summary:

Leadership is a key theme in the Five Year Forward View and is a key NHS priority. To deliver the transformational changes the NHS seeks we will now need to focus, with our partners, on making better use of technology, further developing leadership and supporting scientific research and innovation.

We are keen to support the cross system work to deliver national leadership, support the learning and sharing and aligning scientific and diagnostic service leadership to the other professional groups.

Our aim is to through our diverse workforce to drive coherence, consistency and develop the professional capacity and capability to deliver whole system change through local Healthcare Science leadership & advice.

Read the full Role Descriptor here.