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Job reference: 134148
Location: Flexible Location
Job closing date: 27/01/2023
Job posted date: 13/01/2023
Salary: Please see advert
Job Type: Medical and Dental
Employment type: Fixed-term
Hours Per Week: 4
Department: Training Programme Management
Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Education for Scotland

Job Advert

Foundation Consortium Lead 

Scotland Deanery 

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

Duration: Fixed Term for 3 years 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 Foundation Consortium Lead (FCL) is responsible for the overall management and support of a cohort of Foundation Programme Directors. FCLs are encouraged to be responsible for oversight of aspects of the Scottish Foundation Programme and be part of the senior educational leadership team. The FCL is responsible for ensuring that Foundation doctors are able to access a comprehensive range of experiences which will enable them to gain the competencies necessary for full registration and completion of Foundation training. 

The Applicant must be a Recognised trainer. They should be a Consultant, General Practitioner or Career Grade Doctor in Scotland who will be accountable to the Postgraduate Dean through the Associate Dean. He or she may also combine the role with that of an educational and/or clinical supervisor. 

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

You can also contact the regional Associate Postgraduate Dean, Caroline Whitton (West) 

who will be happy to discuss the post with you. 

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

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

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

Closing Date: 27th January 2023 

Interview Date: 27th February 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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