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Policy Adviser


PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS AUTHORITY

2019-11-18 11:41:41

salary: 51500.00 British Pound . GBP Annual

Job location Barkingside, Greater London, United Kingdom

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Government & Defence

Job description

POLICY ADVISER

Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care

PACKAGE £51,500 PA

We are looking for a Policy Adviser to join the Standards and Policy team on a permanent basis.

The Professional Standards Authority is a strategic organisation with a key role in ensuring high standards of patient safety through excellence in regulation. We promote the health, safety and wellbeing of patients, service users and the public by raising standards of regulation and registration of people working in health and care. We are an independent body, accountable to the UK Parliament. We are a small organisation that is respected for its expertise.

We help to protect the public by raising standards in the regulation and registration of the health and care workforce. Our work includes understanding the factors that influence people's behaviour and motivations when providing care for patients and service users, as well as understanding how organisations behave and the impact of regulation and preparing the organisation for its role in a reformed regulatory landscape. This is an exciting opportunity to help identify ways that regulators can improve their protection of the public and their support for health and care practitioners in meeting regulatory standards.

You will have a good grounding in a relevant policy or research environment, possibly working in healthcare policy, regulation, politics, or a government department. You will work on a range of policy and research projects, assist in providing advice about regulation to government ministers, and support the team to carry out its work effectively. We are open to applications from other sectors and from anyone who can bring fresh thinking to the challenge of improving the effectiveness of regulation.

We are committed to promoting a fair and inclusive workplace where all our staff can flourish and reach their full potential. We know that a diverse workforce, at all levels, allows for a more creative and productive environment bringing different viewpoints, knowledge and experience. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from everyone irrespective of age, gender identity or expression, religion or belief, disability, ethnicity and sexual orientation.

Further details about the work of Professional Standards Authority can be found at our website or by telephoning . PLEASE NOTE: We will only accept applications where the candidate has clearly demonstrated that they meet the personal specification. This must be set out within the personal statement with the specification as the title, followed by a description of how the candidate meets the requirement, including reference to specific examples.

We will not accept CV's or applications where CV's are attached in place of a personal statement. Please see attachments at the bottom of this page for the job description and application form.

To apply for this position please send the attached application form via the button below.

Closing date for applications: 15 December 2019 (midnight)

Interviews (which will include a presentation on the day of the interview) will be held on Friday 10 January 2019. Please note that it is unlikely that an alternative interview date could be offered should you be unable to attend on those dates.

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