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The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) is the independent regulator of fertility treatment and embryo research. We license and inspect clinics and laboratories to ensure safe, effective services for everyone affected by fertility treatment. We hold the largest database of fertility treatments in the world. 

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Inspector (scientific)

Contract type: Permanent full-time

Salary: £36,000

Closing date: 17/02/2019

If you have a science background with relevant healthcare experience in a senior role, we are looking to recruit you to join our team of inspectors.

You will take responsibility for managing a portfolio of HFEA licensed centres. You will be able to work independently; to make professional judgements on the impact of non-compliance; to be resilient when managing difficult situations, and; be able to make proportionate and effective recommendations to promote compliance. You should be committed to promoting a culture of continuous improvement.

The successful candidates will be educated to degree level or equivalent and will have worked as a senior member of staff in a scientific area. You should have experience of managing and prioritising a complex workload. You will be able to lead and work as part of a team with people from a range of disciplines. Experience of gathering, analysing and interpreting information and an ability to understand and apply complex legislation is key. You should have good IT skills; be a confident communicator and have excellent written skills.

This is a full-time (36 hours per week) permanent role. Our inspectors are predominantly home-based and frequent travel across the UK is a feature of this role. Flexible working arrangements will be considered.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Andrew Leonard, Senior Inspector on 

Apply for this position on the NHS Jobs website


Review date: 31 January 2021

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