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Regional Clinical Fellow Allied Health Professions - AHP

Posted: 29 Sep 2020 Closes: 29 Oct 2020
Victoria house, Cambridge, United Kingdom £45,753 per annum
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Regional Clinical Fellow Allied Health Professions - AHP

Job Reference: 984-M-EOE-1-9906

Employer: Department: Regional Clinical Fellow Allied Health Professions - AHP Location: Victoria house, Cambridge Salary: £45,753 per annum

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Advertisement for Allied Health Professions (AHP) Regional Clinical Fellow - Band 8A- Fixed Term or Secondment

Health Education England (HEE) supports 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.
About the Regions

There is a need for significant increases in allied health professionals to address known workforce shortages and to support the Covid-19 restart and regrowth strategies. HEE is looking to provide its Regional AHP Heads/Leads with some short-term dedicated operational support to implement key programme deliverables. As an organisation dedicated to workforce development, we are keen to support future leaders and have framed this support as regional clinical fellows who will benefit from the exposure to national AHP policy, high level interaction and decision-making and mentoring from existing AHP leaders.

We are looking for 7 clinical fellows, one in each region to support the Regional AHP Heads/Leads to work with local systems Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STPs)/Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) to support the development of AHP councils and faculties (where required) and provide support to deliver recovery and growth activity.

About the role

Do you aspire to be an AHP leader of the future? We are looking for a highly motivated senior clinician and HCPC or General Osteopathic Council registrant with a good understanding of the current workforce challenges across the 14 Allied Health Professions to support the delivery of AHP workforce priorities at regional and sub-regional level. Each clinical fellow will also take a national lead on one of several workforce supply issues including careers, apprenticeships, placements, educational reform and work experience working collaboratively with regional leads and the National Team.

You will be able to evidence existing managerial experience and project leadership. Successful delivery is dependent on collaborative working and the ability to develop relationships so being able to demonstrate strong communication and negotiating skills is essential. You will be a self-motivated with excellent attention to detail and be keen to apply and grow your excellent organisational skills.

This is a unique opportunity to contribute to the development and delivery of AHP policy, and gain experience in HEE. Postholders will also benefit from mentoring and development from existing AHP Heads/Leads in the regional and national teams.

This is a varied and challenging role with a wide reach across HEE's business areas (and across all levels of the organisation to board level), the national team and delivery partners across the NHS landscape.

The postholder will report to the Regional Head of AHPs (East of England).

The post will be based in the HEE regional office (Victoria House, Cambridge) and under normal circumstances will require frequent travel throughout the region and sometimes nationally.

This is a fixed term post from 1 October 2020 to 31 March 2021 and is being offered at Band 8A with a full-time starting salary of £45'753.

Applicants will commence at the bottom of Band 8a with a full-time starting salary of £45,753, with a pay step increase after 5 years' service.

These salaries are offered in accordance with NHS Terms and Conditions and the HEE Pay Progression Policy and are subject to annual cost of living review.

For those wishing to apply for a secondment. Please discuss and gain support from your line manager for the secondment before submitting your application for this role.

Closing Date: 9th October 2020

Interviews: TBC mid - October 2020

For further details / informal discussion:

Mr Ganesh Baliah, Regional Head of Allied Health Professions (Midlands & East of England)


Telephone: 07824 547503

For further details / informal visits contact:

Mr Ganesh Baliah

Regional Head of Allied Health Professions (Midlands & East of England)

07824 547503

Please note that the closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. You are advised to submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Candidates are reminded that, if you are applying on a secondment basis, you must have agreement with your current manager that if successful you will be released for the period of the secondment.

Staff recruited from outside the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.

If you are successful at interview, then it is normal practice for our recruitment service to request your references as soon as possible and this may happen prior to you receiving a written offer letter.

All references from current and previous employers, will be sought and must cover a minimum of 3 years employment. Therefore, when completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current/previous line managers that cover 3 years employment. Failure to complete this section may result in your application not being processed.


After applying, your application will be imported into our third-party recruitment system, TRAC. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to Health Education England transferring the information contained in this application to TRAC. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

If you a query relating to your application process, please contact The Recruitment Team on 0300 3230201.

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