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Head of Medical Affairs

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

The BBC SSR Group exists to help get programmes made for TV, Radio and On-Line: by finding safe and healthy ways to enable the creation of the distinctive and world-class content that our audiences demand; by ensuring that our people, productions and premises remain secure and on air.

As part of our new commitment to employee wellbeing we are looking for a Head of Medical Affairs to provide medical and scientific expertise to the BBC workforce aimed at improving employee health. Support, provide governance and monitor BBC primary care services.

Role Responsibility

•             Responsible for strategic development of the BBC’s health agenda including employee wellbeing, Occupational Health, community and Public Health in the locations where the BBC operates

•             Develop and implement an Occupational Health & Wellbeing Strategy, with accompanying procedures and guidance

•             Provide clear, independent and evidence-based advice to the BBC

•             Support Safety, Security and Resilience in strengthening the BBC’s collective effort to improve the health and wellbeing of the workforce

•             Improve understanding of occupational/workplace health and wellbeing, and develop a culture of wellbeing within the work force

The Ideal Candidate

We are looking for a GMC Occupational Health Doctor with proven senior strategic  and corporate experience in the development and implementation of health and safety programmes.

In addition you will have:

•             Experienced medication prescriber with knowledge of current prescribing regulations.

•             In-depth knowledge of relevant legislation, codes of practice, guidance and operating procedures across own discipline within SSR

•             Deals with ambiguity, making positive use of the opportunities it presents, adapts to changing circumstances

Package Description

Band: E 
Contract type: 12 month fixed-term contract or attachment 
Location: London but open to other locations 

We’re happy to discuss flexible working. Please indicate your choice under the flexible working question in the application. There is no obligation to raise this at the application stage but if you wish to do so, you are welcome to. Flexible working will be part of the discussion at offer stage.

  • Excellent career progression – the BBC offers great opportunities for employees to seek new challenges and work in different areas of the organisation.
  • Unrivalled training and development opportunities – our in-house Academy hosts a wide range of internal and external courses and certification.
  • Benefits- We offer a competitive salary package, a flexible 35-hour working week for work-life balance and 26 days (1 of which is a corporation day) with the option to buy an extra 5 days, a defined pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more.

The situation regarding the coronavirus outbreak is developing quickly and the BBC is keen to continue to ensure the safety and wellbeing of people across the BBC, while continuing to protect our services. To reduce the risk access to BBC buildings is limited to those essential to our broadcast output. From Wednesday 18th March until further notice all assessments and interviews will be conducted remotely. For more information go to https://www.bbc.co.uk/careers/

Mae’r sefyllfa gyda’r coronafeirws yn datblygu’n gyflym, ac mae’r BBC yn awyddus i barhau i sicrhau diogelwch a lles pobl ar draws y BBC, gan barhau i warchod ein gwasanaethau hefyd. I leihau’r risg, dim ond y bobl sy’n hanfodol i’n hallbwn darlledu fydd yn cael mynediad i adeiladau’r BBC. O ddydd Mercher 18fed Mawrth ymlaen, bydd pob asesiad a chyfweliad yn cael ei gynnal o bell, nes rhoddir gwybod yn wahanol. I gael mwy o wybodaeth, ewch i https://www.bbc.co.uk/careers/

About the Company

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below.

Diversity matters at the BBC. We have a working environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the BBC – whether that’s to contribute to our programming or our wide range of non-production roles. The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our audiences in all their diversity. 

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

To find out more about Diversity and Inclusion at the BBC, please click here

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