CLI467 - JAG accreditation improvement lead

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Posted: 05/07/2024 07:48
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: Please see below
Location: London or Liverpool
Level: Professional
Deadline: 24/07/2024 23:59
Hours: Please see below
Benefits: N/A
Job Type: Part time

Become our new improvement lead for the Joint Advisory Group on GI Endoscopy (JAG)

Location Applicants will need to be based within the UK and will be expected to work flexibly to meet the requirements of the role. Much of the post holder’s work may be delivered from their own location remotely with occasional meetings in London and Liverpool

Working hours Average commitment is the equivalent 1 day per month 

Remuneration £375 per day or reimbursement to candidate’s employer

JAG Endoscopy has an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to become our new improvement lead, providing forward-thinking and expert leadership to JAG on waiting times, patient access, booking systems and admin workforce, across all nations.

This dynamic individual will collaborate closely with the JAGA Programme Manager, clinical lead and the senior leadership team to drive excellence in endoscopy services and advance the standards of care for patients. The individual will champion transformation and contribute to the continuous improvement of endoscopy services.

Your main areas of responsibility will be to:

  • lead on the provision of expert advice relating to medical queries
  • support developments to JAG accreditation and provide high quality guidance and advice
  • encourage engagement from all UK services and liaise with service leads as needed
  • collaborate with the JAG senior leadership accreditation team

The appointment is for 2 years in the first instance, with a possible extension of 1 year, funded at 1 day per month.

About you

We’re looking for candidates with:

  • NHS leadership experience with good understanding of the NHS, healthcare management structures and systems with experience of holding a management role in a larger provider
  • Experience working with others to build and maintain relationships; successful initiation and facilitation of multi-professional strategic partnership working and alliances
  • Consultant level doctor experience or equivalent

About us

JAG is a programme from the Royal College of Physicians which empowers endoscopy services to improve care for their patients. JAG does this through three main workstreams:

  • Supporting service improvement through accreditation
  • Supporting development of the workforce by enabling the delivery of high-quality training
  • Enabling research into endoscopy practice through the National Endoscopy Database and our research projects.

Please view the job description and person specification for further information about this opportunity.

Application process

Applicants are encouraged to have an informal discussion ahead of application with Madeline Bano, JAG accreditation programme manager. Please contact Madeline Bano ( to organise this.

Candidates for this role should be aware that it is the duty of a candidate to obtain advance agreement from their employing authority that they will be given adequate time to perform the duties of this role.

How to apply

 Applicants should submit the following:

  • Letter of application, no longer than 1 page, outlining their suitability for the role
  • CV, no longer than 2 pages, outlining leadership and endoscopy-related experience.

Applications should be emailed directly to Madeline Bano by 9am on the 24 July. Interviews will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams week commencing 29 July.


The RCP positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status or pregnancy and maternity.

The RCP is all about our people – our members, staff, volunteers and leaders. We educate, influence and collaborate to improve health and healthcare for everyone and know we can only do this by being inclusive, encouraging and celebrating diverse perspectives. Welcoming into our community people who represent the 21st-century medical workforce and the diverse population of patients we serve is a priority for us.


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