Job reference: 135733
Location: Flexible Location
Job closing date: 07/02/2023
Job posted date: 24/01/2023
Salary: Consultant (£91,474 - £121,548)
Job Type: Medical and Dental
Employment type: Fixed-term
Hours Per Week: 0.5 PA (2 hours)
Department: Training Programme Management
Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Education for Scotland

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Training Programme Director in Gastroenterology – (WoS)

Hours: Part Time, 0.5 PA’s

Duration: Fixed Term / Secondment for 3 years*

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.

The Training Programme Director for Gastroenterology (SEoS) will be responsible for managing specialty training programmes for doctors holding the following appointments: specialty registrar (ST); and locum appointments for training (LATs).

The TPD should be a Consultant and is accountable to the Lead Dean/Director for Medicine or appropriate Associate Dean. They may also combine the role with that of an educational and/or clinical supervisor.

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

The post is available for 3 years in the first instance.

Committed to equal opportunities

Closing Date: 7th February 2023

Interview Date: From 20th February 2023

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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