NHS Resolutions

Senior Policy & Strategy Development Lead (Claims)

Location
London & Leeds
Salary
London: £59,083 - £67,760 pa (incl. High Cost Area Supplement) Leeds: £52,306 - £60,983
Posted
08 Aug 2019
Closes
25 Aug 2019
Position
Solicitor
Sector
In-house
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Locum/Contract

Senior Policy & Strategy Development Lead (Claims)

Job Reference: 912-NHSR-2019-53

Job Summary

NHS Resolution is growing its Policy and Strategy function. This will ensure that we are able to leverage our unique expertise to empower solutions across the health and justice systems and maximise the organisation’s impact in delivering fair resolution and learning from harm. The Senior Policy and Strategy Development Lead (Claims) will play a key role in this work by:

  • Working across government to input and shape key aspects of legal reform associated with clinical negligence, including the introduction of fixed recoverable costs.
  • Supporting our claims directorate to ensure its strategic vision, aims and objectives remain relevant and up to date;
  • Establishing credibility and collaborative working internally and externally;
  • Leading on building the capacity and capability in policy and strategy across the organisation; and  . 
  • Providing/supporting corporate leadership.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have significant experience of managing personal injury claims, ideally involving clinical negligence
  • Have line management experience and be able to support the development of a new team
  • Be able to identify key insight, data and case studies to inform claims policy development
  • Have experience of policy delivery, strong project management skills and demonstrate the ability to work with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Be able to communicate diplomatically in person as well as in writing.

This role will be available on a fixed term contract or secondment basis for up to 12 months. To attract the right candidate, we are happy to consider flexible working/location arrangements.

If you would like to discuss this role in confidence, please contact David Gurusinghe, Special Projects Executive (David.Gurusinghe@resolution.nhs.uk, 0207 811 2719) or Laura Yearsley, Deputy Director of Policy and Strategy (Laura.Yearsley@resolution.nhs.uk, 07917 050931).

Other Information

Please ensure that you read the job description and that you address each of the requirements of the post in the person specification in your supporting statement as your application will be assessed against these criteria. Please note that we do not accept CV’s; therefore your application must be via the NHS Jobs online application form. To apply please click the Apply Now button.

An assessment centre and interviews will be held on either 12 or 13 September at the NHS Resolution London offices to assess candidates’ knowledge, skills and potential. The selection process may be used to further short list applicants. There may be a second interview process for the role.

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Benefits include access to the NHS Pension scheme, a minimum of 27 days Annual Leave, and a variety of flexible working options.

We do not pay or reimburse expenses for attending interviews.
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