Clinical Lead

£49,171 - £59,589
Town/City Doncaster DN1 3LL
Payment type Per annum
Region Yorkshire and The Humber
Contract type Permanent contract
Closing date
Hours Full-time
Type of employer Private provider
Name of employer Department for Work and Pensions

Other benefits

Learning and development tailored to your role

  • An environment with flexible working options
  • A culture encouraging inclusion and diversity
  • A Civil Service pension

Vacancy details

Department for Work and Pensions
Clinical Lead
Salary: £49,171 - £59,598

We’re looking for an experienced healthcare professional to join our team in DWP. This is fantastic opportunity to work in the UK’s largest Civil Service Department. We touch the lives of citizens at the length and breadth of the UK.

What we do matters.

We serve over 22 million customers a year and, more than ever, DWP is playing a critical role in supporting citizens through the economic impact of COVID-19. We keep children out of poverty; we help people without jobs to find work so that they can support themselves and their families; we ensure the most vulnerable in society are protected.

We aspire to be a truly inclusive employer and welcome applications to help us reflect the citizens we serve. We promote “I can be me in DWP” to help us create a place to work where everyone feels they can be valued, respected and supported. With DWP you will have access to our flexible working and family friendly policies and can expect to work standard office hours between Monday and Friday.

DWP has started an ambitious programme to transform the experiences of the 2 million people who need a health assessment as part of their eligibility for DWP benefits. In the Health Transformation Programme (HTP), our ambition is to deliver an improved experience for people who require a health assessment to determine their eligibility for a number of benefits by making the assessment process simpler for claimants.

As a Clinical Lead you will play a direct role in the major transformation of the assessment service. You will have the opportunity to make a real impact on the lives of the most vulnerable of society.

We want someone who embraces change and thinks creatively.

You will promote the aims and vision of the programme, innovate and empower your team to follow your example. You will use your analytical skills and experience to spot improvements we can make to the service on the frontline of our operations.

The heart of this role, and of our programme, is all about delivering quality assessments and a positive experience for claimants. You will personally complete assessments and lead your team to meet the same high standards.

You will be the most senior clinical professional in our Doncaster site, so you will need to be a confident leader and engaging communicator. You will be responsible for ensuring professional standards are met and maintained by the full clinical staff - a task critical in ensuring the continuing operation of the assessment service – so we’re looking for someone comfortable with that level of accountability. You will act as the point of contact on all clinical matters.

We are really excited about this opportunity. If you feel the same, and you have the skills, experience and enthusiasm to be our Clinical Lead, then we look forward to hearing from you.

In return for your skills, we offer a competitive salary and a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth over 27.9%. For a starting salary of £49,171, for example, DWP would put £13,500 into your pension pot every year.

You’ll also get a generous leave package starting at 25 days, plus all the usual bank holidays.

We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:

  • Flexi hours and up to 3 extra flexi days off a month
  • Family-friendly policies and maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave pay that go beyond the statutory minimum.
  • Time off for volunteering and charitable giving
  • Bring your authentic self to work with ‘I Can Be Me in DWP’ 
  • Discounts and savings on shopping, fun days out and more
  • Interest-free loans to buy a bike or a season ticket, so it’s even easier for you to get to work and start making a difference
  • Sports and social activities

How to apply

CLICK APPLY for more information and to start your application.

Apply for this vacancy