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Job reference: 142559
Salary: Consultant (£91,474 - £121,548)
Job closing date: 31/03/2023
Job Type: Medical and Dental
Location: Flexible Location
Employment type: Fixed-term
Hours Per Week: 2 PAs (8 hours)
Job posted date: 17/03/2023
Employer (NHS Board): NHS Education for Scotland
Department: Strategic Planning & Directorate Support

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Associate Postgraduate Dean / Simulation Lead – Intensive Care Medicine &

ACCS Training Programmes

Hours: Part Time, 2 PA’s (8 hours per week)

Duration: Fixed Term / Secondment for 12 months* (Maternity Cover)

Flexible Location: NES is a remote friendly employer supporting office, remote and hybrid working. We’re happy to talk about how you want to work.

NHS Education for Scotland (NES) is the national health board with statutory responsibilities to effect sustainable change through workforce development, education and training across the health and social care system in Scotland, while working at UK level with partner organisations.

We are the leader in educational design, delivery and quality assurance and provide wide-ranging support to workforce development. We are the official provider of workforce statistics for NHS Scotland and support national workforce planning. We design and develop digital technologies supporting innovation and transformation.

Our purpose is to drive change and improve the quality of care experienced by citizens across Scotland by ensuring that we have the right staff, with the right skills, in the right place, at the right time. NES is integral to improving outcomes for people and in ensuring a skilled and capable workforce underpins the design and delivery of services. As an organisation, we recognise the significant contribution we can make to improving population health, reducing inequalities and economic development.

A unique opportunity is now available as clinical lead for developing, leading and delivering the national simulation training for the Intensive Care Medicine and ACCS training programmes.

The work will include:

· Leading on the introduction of the national simulation teaching programme to support the development of Intensive Care Medicine and ACCS trainees which will involve both technical and non-technical skills as approved by NES Medicine Simulation Collaborative

· Working with training programme directors, health board simulation leads, local training leads to develop course material including assessments for the formal regional and local teaching programmes.

· Facilitate at training sessions and ensure delivery of the course material through establishment of a networks of trainers.

· Ensuring a quality assurance process of the delivered training including analysis of benefit to inform future developments.

· Work with other professionals as appropriate.

· Work to ensure equity of training for all trainees.

· Work with the Postgraduate Dean, Surgery Specialty Training Board and NES Medicine Simulation team.

Applications are invited from consultants who have experience in the delivery and assessment of simulation-based training as itemised in the job description and person specification.

*For NHS employee applicants: Secondment or SLA will be considered in the first instance

If you are interested in this vacancy and would like further information, please refer to the Job Information Pack below.

Informal enquiries please email

The post is available for 12 months to provide maternity leave cover

Committed to equal opportunities

Closing Date: 31st March 2023

Interview Date: 26th April 2023 (pm)

You must have eligibility and entitlement to work in the UK which is required to be maintained throughout your period of employment. Evidence of this must be produced upon request.

We actively encourage applicants from a range of backgrounds, regardless of gender, age, disability, race, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

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