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Social Work Fellow Opportunity


An opportunity has arisen for a Social Work Fellow at the National Guideline Alliance (NGA).

The NGA works on behalf of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) to develop high quality, evidence-based health and social care guidelines using systematic, using robust and transparent methods. The NICE guidelines are for practitioners, carers and the public and focus on physical health, mental health, and social care.


The Social Work Fellow role will be an active participant in guideline development, with involvement in the entire guideline production process. Supporting the NGA technical team, the post-holder will be involved in and have education opportunities in the following areas of work:

  • Working with a NICE Guideline Committee

  • Question writing and evidence review

  • Economic analysis

  • Linking evidence to recommendations

  • Guideline preparation and publication

Please refer to the role description for full details.

Working pattern and location

The post-holder will commit to an average of half a day per week (split across multiple days if required) usually via teleconference meetings, with additional time dedicated to email or telephone responses to queries.

How to apply

Please send a CV and a personal statement of no more than 2,000 words stating why you are applying for this opportunity and addressing the person specification criteria.


Your CV and personal statement should be submitted to NGAapplications@rcog.org.uk by no later than 10am on Wednesday 22nd July. Late submissions will not be considered. Virtual interviews will be scheduled between the last week in July to August 2020 (exact dates to be confirmed).

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