New advice from the Job Evaluation Group

Read the latest guidance from the NHS Job Evaluation Group including an update to the nursing and midwifery profile.

6 August 2021

New guidance has been published by the NHS Staff Council Job Evaluation Group (JEG).

Revised clinical support worker profiles

JEG has recently undertaken a review of the band 2 and 3 clinical support worker (CSW) profiles. Some small changes have been made which will assist in clarifying the differences between the two profiles. These have now been agreed by the NHS Staff Council and the combined nursing profiles have been updated to reflect the agreed amendments.

Guidance for matching clinical support worker roles

Following these changes, the group has produced two guidance notes:

Guidance on restoring job evaluation

As part of the post-pandemic recovery, JEG has produced some supporting guidance to help NHS organisations adopt good practice and mitigate legal risk upon returning to business as usual.

This guidance covers:

  • COVID-19 job evaluation advice
  • Virtual job matching
  • Virtual panels
  • Maintaining capacity to ensure compliance
  • Temporary solutions
  • The risks of using external resources and third-party consultants
  • Experience of using external third-party providers
  • Restoration, recovery and reset
  • Advice and resources from JEG.

Download the guidance.

You can read a full list of advice from the Job Evaluation Group on this web page