JEG advice

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The NHS Staff Council's job evaluation group (JEG) provides advice, information and training for employers on the implementation of the NHS job evaluation (JE) scheme.  This page summarises advice.

The table below lists all the advice notes that the JEG has issued and signposts you to more information.


Advice note

Date issued

Areas covered

More information

Matching or evaluating Factor 2 Nov 2015 Guidance on matching or evaluating Factor 2 further to concerns expressed by job evaluation panels  Guidance document
Office services profiles  Oct 2015 Amended wording for factors 2 and 10 and agreed amendments to profile labels   Document outlining changes
Ongoing capacity for job evaluation processes  Jan 2015 Outlines practical arrangements to support efficient and effective JE processes due to reorganisation in the NHS  NHS Employers' website
The importance of consistency checking and keeping records Oct 2014  Advice on the importance of consistency checking and keeping records  NHS Employers' website

Evaluating emerging national roles

Feb 2010

Advice to national bodies who are designing new roles

The NHS Staff Council recommends that any national working groups considering new jobs or roles should involve input from the JEG, to ensure that the appropriate national job evaluation expertise can be contributed to the evaluation at the earliest opportunity  

Avoiding bias in relation to perceived status


Oct 2009


Concerns in relation to over and under evaluation of posts


NHS JE Handbook: ch 14, section 2; ch 5 in factor guidance to KTE (pg 24), finance & physical resources (pg 46); info. factor (pg 54), mental effort (pg 63-64)

Protocol for matching and evaluating issues

Jan 2009

How to proceed in cases where local procedures become intractable

NHS JE Handbook: ch 15

Consistency checking of perfusion outcomes

Sept 08

Consistency checking and evaluation of perfusion outcomes

NHS Employers website

Orthopaedic technician role

July 2008

Guidance on evaluating orthopaedic technician roles

NHS Employers website

Maintenance worker advice

 May 2008

Evaluating maintenance worker roles

NHS Employers website

Matching non-clinical manager roles

May 2007

Evaluating general & non-clinical manager jobs

NHS JE Handbook ch 5, pg 41

Jobs crossing boundaries – the NHS and Higher Education (HE)

 May 2007

Dealing with jobs that cross boundaries between NHS & HE

NHS Employers website

Evidence for reviews

Oct 2007


Review part of job matching/JE process

NHS JE Handbook: ch 11 sections 7 & 8 (job matching); ch 13 paras 2.9-2.13

Training information

2007 (& since updated)

National JE training courses

NHS Employers website



Release of information

Sept 2006

Which information job holders can request when considering review of an outcome

NHS JE Handbook: ch 11, section 7 (job matching); ch 13, par 2.9

Mainstreaming JE


May 2006


Evaluating new or changed jobs;,maintaining resources

NHS JE Handbook: ch 3.

Matching under factor 2


Oct 2007


Use of number of years' service & person specifications when evaluating jobs

NHS JE Handbook: ch 5, pg 24


Maxillofacial prosthetist and technologist (MPT)  jobs

Mar 2007


 Evaluating MPT roles effectively

NHS Employers website

Psychotherapy posts

Not known

Matching psychotherapy posts

NHS Employers website



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