Clinical Advisor

151 Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 9SZ
Sep 12, 2016
Sep 25, 2016
Result Type
Position Type
Full Time

POSITION: Clinical Advisor
LOCATION: 151 Buckingham Palace Road, London Victoria
GRADE AND SALARY: G6 - £62,411 per annum plus benefits.
TYPE OF CONTRACT: Full time - Permanent

Wouldn’t it be great if your job benefited millions of people all over the world! 

If you or someone you know has ever received treatment that involved a medicine or a medical device in the UK or Europe we will have played a key role in regulating its safety. As such the work we do touches the lives of millions and each and every one of our employees contributes to this in one way or another. 

With circa 1300 staff based in two main locations and peripatetically across the UK and abroad, we enhance and improve the health of millions of people every day through the effective regulation of medicines and medical devices. 

The MHRA is the regulatory center of the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency and consists of separate Vigilance and Risk Management of Medicines (VRMM), Licensing, Devices and Inspection, Enforcement & Standards (IE&S) divisions. It’s responsible for regulating all medicines and medical devices in the UK by ensuring they work and are acceptably safe. 

Purpose of the role:

The MHRA is an executive agency of the Department of Health. The aim of the agency is to take all reasonable steps to protect the public health and safeguard the interests of patients by ensuring that medicines and medical devices meet all appropriate standards of safety quality and performance and to encourage their safe use. 

The aim of this post is to provide a clinical perspective supporting the functions of the Agency and requires close liaison with the European Regulatory Affairs team, Policy division, the Compliance Unit, Devices Technical staff, Communications and Press office. 

Person specification

• Experience in the use of multiple medical devices in a clinical setting.


• Medical or Nursing Degree or equivalent qualification/experience in a medical field. 
• Qualified doctor in the mid-late stages of training or advanced nurse practitioner 


• Registered healthcare professional (e.g. GMC, NMC registered). This includes evidence of registration, appraisal, revalidation and licence to practice where appropriate


How to apply:

You can apply for this position by creating a job profile on the Civil Service Jobs Portal by clicking on the 'Apply' button

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We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from suitably qualified people regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, race, religion, politics or disability.