Job reference: 127920
Location: Flexible Location
Job closing date: 02/12/2022
Job posted date: 17/11/2022
Salary: Associate Adviser (£98,366 - £109,766)
Job Type: Medical and Dental
Employment type: Permanent
Hours of work 2 PAs (8 hours)
Department: Training Programme Management
Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Education for Scotland

Job Advert

Associate Adviser for General Practice in

East of Scotland Region

General Practice Educational Release Programme / Trainer Development

Hours: 2 PA ( 8 hours per week)

Duration: Permanent

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.

Applications are invited from General Practice educators to join the team delivering General Practice education and support within the East Region of the Scotland Deanery. 

The role will involve the responsibility for the planning and organisation of the Educational Release Programme for the East region and to work with the local TPD team to provide additional support to local Trainer Development. It will also involve representing the East region on a national basis for each of these roles. In addition, there will be involvement in other Associate Adviser roles such as educational delivery/induction/ARCP panels.

This role will involve being an active member of the East Region GP Training Team with regular contact and liaison with East Training Programme Directors and the Assistant Director as well as colleagues across Scotland.

The Scotland Deanery is committed to providing high quality medical education for the workforce in keeping with the NHS Education corporate plan.


If you believe you can meet the challenges of this role, we welcome your application. Please refer to the job information pack below.

For informal discussion on the role please contact Dr Chris Mair, Assistant Director of Post-Graduate General Practice Education by email chris.mair@nhs.scot  

Unless otherwise stated the deadline for applications is 23:59hrs on the closing date.

CVs will not be accepted.

Closing Date:    2nd December 2022

Interview date: 19th December 2022

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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