Job reference: 907-229
Main area: Technical Analyst (Economics) posts x4
Contract: 2 x permanent contracts, 2 x 12 months fixed term: 1 covering maternity and 1 covering an internal secondment until 2023
Grade: NHS AfC: Band 7
Salary: £40,057 - £45,839 pa (plus HCAS if applicable)
Hours of work: Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Location: London or Manchester
Employer: NICE - The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
Employer type: NHS
Job closing date: 10 April 2022 (23:59)
Candidates may apply for either the fixed-term or the permanent roles, but they do not need to specify which they prefer at the time of application.
Applicants should be aware that this vacancy may be extended due to the number of applications received and this may have an impact on interview dates.
The Technical Analyst will be responsible for providing advice and technical support to committees on economic issues during development and updating of guidelines. This includes systematically identifying and appraising economic evidence to address key health and social care questions and preparing structured summaries of the evidence. The post holder will also undertake the development of original, applied decision models and analyses that will be used to inform the deliberations of the guideline committee (comprising decision-makers who are predominantly clinical, public health, social care, and patient experts with limited formal expertise in economics).
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is the independent organisation responsible for providing national guidance and advice on promoting high quality health, public health and social care. The Centre for Guidelines is a world-leading authority in developing clinical, public health and social care guidelines. It provides recommendations for the NHS and local authorities on appropriate prevention, treatment and care options for people in England, based on systematic appraisal of the best available evidence of effectiveness and cost effectiveness.