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Reference: 84346

Date Added: 30 May 2022
Closing Date: 26 June 2022

Job Title: Senior Policy Advisor - Acute Care

Working For: NHS Confederation

Location: Internet

Salary: £53,218

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

The vacancy

As the Senior Policy Adviser Acute Care, you will:

  • Provide expert analysis and advice on policy issues related to NHS acute services
  • Provide policy advice, guidance and influence on the priorities facing our acute members in the recovery and restoration of services through the ongoing impact of the Covid19 pandemic
  • Support our acute members in the drive to more integrated and collaborative working
  • Act on member insight, ensuring the views, experiences and expertise of our members inform the development and delivery of our Acute Network
  • Lead and develop insightful, evidence-based, member-informed policy positions, advice and recommendations
  • Establish, promote, and maintain strong relationships with other policy experts and leads within stakeholder organisations

About you

You will have first-hand, operational knowledge and experience of the acute sector, gained from working in an acute hospital across the portfolio of hospital services. You may be working in a Trust, on the NHS Management scheme, 2 or 3 years into your career and with good knowledge of the realities of working in hospitals. You may now be looking for a new opportunity where you can advance your career in a national organisation which will give you the opportunity to broaden your policy skills and experience, helping us place the views of health leaders at the forefront of government and national policy making.

We would love to hear from you if you have:

  • Experience of working in an acute NHS setting across the portfolio of acute services
  • Experience of the recovery and restoration service agenda within acute settings
  • Knowledge and understanding of national health policy in the acute sector operational setting
  • Excellent policy analysis skills that cut through complexity, provide insight, and craft solutions
  • Experience of working with and influencing senior leaders and stakeholders

Closing Date: 26 June 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Application deadline: midnight

Interview date: Thursday 14th July, MS Teams virtual interview.

Application Details


Website: https://www.nhsconfed.org/

Additional Notes