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Vacancy for Expression of Interest: Specialist Advisor

Salary Varied
Directorate Cross Directorate
Function Specialist Advisor
Job Type Casual Worker
Location National
Hours of Work Ad Hoc
Closing Date: 30 Apr 2020 11:45PM

**Please note we are not actively recruiting to this role, but would be happy to receive your expression of interest, so that when a vacancy does arise in your area of specialism, we will contact you with details of the full application process.**

Do you have an interest in becoming a Specialist Advisor? 

We are looking for individuals who are caring, demonstrate integrity, work great as part of a team and always strive for excellence in everything they do to help us make sure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care and we encourage care services to improve.

Let us tell you a little bit about the role...

Specialist Advisors (SpAs) are senior clinicians or managers who generally take time out of their professional permanent role to assist on inspections of health and adult social care providers on a flexible and ad-hoc basis. When invited to do so, SpAs form part of the inspection team to provide specialist advice, which helps to ensure that CQC’s judgements are informed by up-to-date and credible clinical and professional knowledge and experience.

For further information regarding our Specialist Advisor positions, please visit:  

What we're looking for from you...

We're looking for professional individuals with up-to-date and credible clinical and/or professional knowledge and experience which will help you evaluate and analyse evidence and information.

You will work with a vibrant team, enjoying a varied and challenging remit as you inspect and regulate services to make sure they are safe, effective, caring, responsive, and well led. 

Ideally, who are skilled communicators, with the ability to engage with staff, service users and stakeholders at every level, demonstrating a transparent approach and interpreting complex information.


Although we are not actively recruiting to these roles across all areas of specialism at the moment, we are happy to receive your details, and will contact you when a vacancy does arise.  If you therefore believe that this role is for you, please express your interest by clicking the ‘Apply for this Job’ button now!  Once you've done so, we’ll hold your details (contact details and specialism) on file. When a vacancy matching your specialism arises, we'll send you an email requesting that you complete a full application form. At the moment, we're just collecting expression of interests.

If you have any questions regarding SpA roles, please email and a member of the recruitment team will be more than happy to help! 

Download the documents below for further information

SpA Job Description & Person Spec Download
SpA Areas of Expertise - Key Specialisms Download
Candidate Information Pack Download