The Public Health Clinical Response (PHCR) Division sits in UKHSA's Clinical and Public Health Group. PHCR division includes Senior Medical Advisors, Consultants in Public Health, the UKHSA guidance team and an evidence review team, and works across UKHSA including close working with Emergency Preparedness, Resilience and Response (EPRR) division. The Senior Medical Advisors are critical in providing public health clinical advice and leadership to enable successful delivery of UKHSA's work to keep the public safe from public health hazards and threats.
Main duties of the job
The Senior Medical Advisor will work as part of a team of senior staff in PHCR to provide public health and clinical advice to internal and external stakeholders in the areas of EPRR and CBRN.
Review and analyse clinical and other intelligence relating to CBRN threats and incidents
Work closely with others in the wider CBRN community to interpret the threat to the UK and provide Senior Medical Advisor leadership and advice to partner agencies including other government departments
Provide public health /medical /clinical input into the work of other parts of UKHSA, DHSC and other government departments, other agencies and organisations
Provide Senior Medical Advisor advice and leadership to UKHSA's response to incidents
Participate in the on-call rota for the duty Senior Medical Advisor
Contribute to the management of staff as agreed
Promote professional standards including training, research and audit
The key elements of the service are to:
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