Job reference: 141716
Salary: Associate Adviser (£98,366 - £109,766)
Job closing date: 16/04/2023
Job Type: Medical and Dental
Location: Flexible Location
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: 3 (PA) 12 Hours
Job posted date: 10/03/2023
Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Education for Scotland
Department: General Practice

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Training Programme Director for General Practice  

in West of Scotland Region – Glasgow South 

Hours:  Part Time: 3 PA (12 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 experienced General Practice educators to join the team delivering General Practice education and support within the west region of the Scotland Deanery.   

The main role is to promote and co-ordinate quality vocational training for general practice in the West region of the Scotland Deanery with a particular emphasis on programme management and providing support for GP Trainees and Educational Supervisors (ES). This will involve support for ES’s via the local trainers’ groups, skills development for established ES’s and intervention with trainees requiring performance support.  Within training there will also be substantial input into the ARCP process with the applicant being expected to chair ARCP panels and meet with trainees to discuss requirements. 

The post holder will be an educational resource for training practices.  

The successful candidate will be expected to provide support and assistance to wider Deanery functions as determined by the GP Director/Assistant Director.   This post may include participation in quality management visits to GP Training practices.  

This role will involve being an active member of the west region GP TPD group with regular contact and liaison with other Programme Directors and the Assistant Directors 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.  

For informal discussion on the role please contact Dr Kenneth Lee, Assistant Director of Post-Graduate General Practice Education by email at  

If you believe you can meet the challenges of this role, we welcome your application. Please refer to Job Information Pack below. 

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

CVs will not be accepted. 

Closing Date:   16th April 2023 

Interview date: TBC 

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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