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Job reference: 146504
Salary: Associate Adviser (£98,366 - £109,766)
Job closing date: 31/05/2023
Job Type: Medical and Dental
Location: Flexible Location
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: 3 (PA) 12 Hours
Job posted date: 19/04/2023
Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Education for Scotland
Department: Training Programme Management

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Training Programme Director- Trainee Support- East/South-East of Scotland 

Hours:  Part Time, 3 PA’s (12 hours per week)- job share applications are welcome 

Duration:  Permanent  

Start Date: TBC  

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 East and South-East regions of the Scotland Deanery.   

The postholder will perform an active role within GP Training in supporting Trainees who require additional input to successfully complete training.  This will involve trainees with performance issues in the workplace, examination failure, health issues, disability and those requiring general support measures. The post will also involve development and delivery of courses for Examination support for all trainees across Scotland and support of the GP STEP programme. Other facets of the role are described in the job description. 

This role will involve being an active member of the East and South-East Region GP TPD/ Associate Adviser teams with regular contact and liaison with colleagues across Scotland with similar GP trainee support roles as well as the Assistant Director responsible for Trainee Support. 


For informal discussion on the role please contact  

Dr Chris Mair, Assistant Director for GP Postgraduate Education at  

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

CVs will not be accepted. 

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

Closing Date:   31st May 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. 


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

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