Clinical Fellow - Allied Health Professions

Health Education Engla
Piccadilly Place or Regatta Place, Manchester or Liverpool
Competitive salary
08 Jun 2021
11 Jun 2021
Role Type
Start Date
Health Education England is committed to recruiting the best person for the job, based solely on their ability and individual merit as measured against the criteria for the role; through a process that is fair, open, consistent and free from discrimination. Health Education England supports the values and pledges of the NHS Constitution.

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About the role

This exciting new post will provide leadership and support as part of HEE's national AHP support workforce programme. The programme has been established to provide national leadership and support on recognising, developing, and expanding the non-registered AHP workforce, and is delivered by an integrated national and regional portfolio team in the North West.

You will be responsible for delivery of an assigned portfolio which will include a range of implementation activities for the programme, including:
  • Series of national webinars and events.
  • Development of suite of case studies across the professions.
  • Effective engagement and support to integrated care systems, including AHP Councils and Faculties.
  • Professional advice and support to national apprenticeship procurement processes.

Working as part of a team, this will involve engagement with clinical leaders, employers, education providers, professional bodies and others.

As a fellowship, you will also be supported with range of multiprofessional development opportunities and activities with other fellows in the North West and nationally.

This post forms part of HEE's regional and national AHP Leadership Team, providing multi-professional specialist support and advice to HEE and stakeholders.

What you will bring to HEE

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual with leadership, project management and problem-solving skills.

To be successful in this post we are looking for an applicant who has:
  • Current professional registration (HCPC or General Osteopathic Council).
  • Master's level degree in relevant subject or equivalent experience.
  • Evidence of continued professional development.
  • Experience of co-ordinating projects in complex environments.
  • High level understanding of the NHS and current issues facing the AHP workforce, including Bands 2-4.
  • Proven ability to lead, empower and motivate others.
  • Experience of collaborative working relationships with stakeholders from a range of professional backgrounds.
  • Experience of working at a senior level within the NHS or other health and social care sectors.

Please ensure you demonstrate these areas in your application.

HEE is committed to creating a workforce which represents the communities we serve. We welcome applications from everyone, and in particular we encourage applications from candidates with disabilities, and candidates from ethnic minorities who are currently under-represented in our HEE and wider AHP workforce.

Please note: applicants from within the NHS will be offered the role on a secondment basis only, agreement should be obtained from their employer prior to submitting the application.

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.

If you like what you have read and think you have the skills and experience we need then don't delay, apply today! We get lots of applications for our roles and so we sometimes have to close our posts early. Don't miss out!

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Naomi McVey

Job title: Regional Head of Allied Health Professions

Email address:

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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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