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Ophthalmic Senior Clinical Advisor

NHS AfC: Band 8b

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Senior Clinical Advisor
NHS AfC: Band 8b
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Bridge House
£52,306 - £60,983 per annum
24/07/2019 23:59

The NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) is the main processing facility and centre of excellence for payment, reimbursement, remuneration and reconciliation for NHS Dental Practitioners, Pharmacists, NHS Pensions and other affiliated parties.

Part time hours are available for this role.

Are you a team player, who believes in the essential role NHS General Ophthalmic Services contractors play in delivering quality primary ophthalmic care?

If so, we are looking for motivated and enthusiastic Senior Clinical Advisors to join our exciting new Provider Assurance Ophthalmic Services team.

Our Provider Assurance services, working on behalf of NHS England, collaborate with clinicians, health-care teams, commissioners and contract managers to assure quality outcomes and value for money across primary care and beyond.

Our Senior Clinical Advisor supports our Clinical and Casework teams to evaluate contractual and claiming data providing feedback, education and advice to Ophthalmic Contract Providers. This enables the self-assessment and management of quality and value for money in NHS primary eye care.

In addition the post holder will have the opportunity to collaborate with senior stakeholders to shape national primary eye care policy.

 We are offering:

  •  An opportunity to join an ambitious new service being delivered at national-scale
  • A chance to work with internal and external clinical and policy teams identifying, shaping and delivering real change across integrated car.
  • A commitment to continuous training and development
  • Minimum 27 days holiday, rising to 33 days dependent on length of service (pro-rata)
  • Access to NHS pension scheme

You will be responsible for delivering excellent service to a complex and diverse range of customers, clients and stakeholders so the ability to adapt, negotiate, influence and lead is essential.

This is a predominantly home-based post with a requirement for regular  travel throughout England, including overnight travel to our Newcastle and Eastbourne offices.

A current GOC registration and significant proven post-registration NHS primary care experience is essential for this role.



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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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Further details / informal visits contact

If you require any further information please contact Graham Mitchell ( telephone number 07939140964 or Andrew Weston ( or telephone 07920284164