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Job reference: 129763
Location: Flexible Location
Job closing date: 15/12/2022
Job posted date: 01/12/2022
Salary: Please see advert
Job Type: Medical and Dental
Employment type: Fixed-term
Hours Per Week: 4
Department: Professional Development
Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Education for Scotland

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Associate Postgraduate Dean – Rural and Remote Credential

Hours: Part Time: 1 PA (4 hours per week)

Duration: Fixed Term till Mar 2023 in the first instance

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.

Salary Scale:  Consultant, Associate Adviser or other appropriate payscale

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. 

The Scotland Deanery is recruiting to the role of Associate Postgraduate Dean for Credential in Rural and Remote Health (Unscheduled and Urgent Care).  Work continues towards the delivery phase of the credential. An exciting role has been established to help oversee the next steps towards delivery and ongoing credential implementation.

The successful candidate will be key to the ongoing development and delivery of the GMC credential in Rural and Remote Health. Further general details about credentials are available at:

The APGD should be a Consultant, General Practitioner or Career Grade Doctor and will be accountable to the Lead Dean/Director. They may also combine the role with other senior medical educator roles.

If you are interested in this vacancy and would like further information, please refer to the job information pack and person specification below.

Applicants who wish to apply on a secondment basis are strongly encouraged to discuss this with their current employer at the earliest opportunity.

* For NHS employees considering this post, please note that appointments will only be considered on a secondment or SLA basis, in the first instance

Informal enquiries are welcome with the other APGD R&R Dr Pauline Wilson ( or with the Postgraduate Dean, Professor Alan Denison (via his PA – Natasha Mallion,

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

Committed to equal opportunities 

Closing Date:  15th December 2022

Interview Date:  To be advised

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.

If you have any queries regarding the application portal or the recruitment process, please contact us at:​​​​​​


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