The CMO will be the UK Government’s most senior medical adviser and responsible for providing expert advice on a wide range of public health issues.
The Department for Health and Social Care is seeking to appoint a Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for England. The CMO will be the UK Government’s most senior medical adviser and responsible for providing expert advice on a wide range of public health issues.
As ‘the nation’s doctor’, the CMO will need to be an outstanding clinical leader, who commands the confidence of Ministers, the public and the medical profession. The CMO will need to build successful and collaborative relationships with industry, employers, civil society and other key partners to challenge them to take a bigger role in and responsibility for the public’s health. The CMO will have a considerable national profile and will represent the UK internationally on public health issues.
Qualified medical practitioner
Please note that this is a reserved post open only to UK Nationals. UK Nationals with dual nationality will be considered on a case by case basis.
For further details please see the candidate pack attached to the Civil Service Jobs advert.