Job Description

Job reference: 078963

Location: Various

Job closing date: 10/12/2021

Job posted date: 24/11/2021

Salary: Various

Employment type: Fixed-term

Job Type: Medical and Dental

Hours of work: 1 PA per week

Department: Specialist & Screening Srvces (Sub-Dept)

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS National Services Scotland

Lead Clinician – National Managed Clinical Network for Hearing Impairment Network for Children & Young People (HINCYP)
Up to 3 years fixed term – 1 PA per week

​​​​​​​In line with Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates guidance, National Services Division (NSD) is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated Lead Clinician for the Hearing Impairment Network for Children & Young People (HINCYP).
This is a key strategic role in promoting and driving forward the development of an effective, integrated, multidisciplinary managed clinical network throughout Scotland. The postholder will work closely with clinical and other stakeholders and National Services Division (NSD) colleagues.

Applicants will be leaders in their clinical field with experience in the provision and development of clinical services. A proven record in leading change, ability to work across traditional organisational, geographical and professional boundaries and a demonstrable understanding of the ethos of managed clinical networks is essential.

Applicants must have a current substantive role as an NHS Scotland employee and have the support of their Clinical Director for this post to be incorporated into their job plan. The employing NHS Board will be recompensed for the agreed sessional commitment on the basis of evidence of actual backfill costs incurred to release the individual to fulfil the leadership role requirements.

For more information, contact: Catriona Johnson, Programme Associate Director, National Services Division, NHS National Services Scotland at 0131 275 6927 or

Further information on NSS is available from:

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 10th December 2021
Interviews are planned to take place in January 2022

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NHS National Services Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and as committed participant in the disability confident scheme, guarantees to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies