The closing date for this job has now passed.

Job reference: 149555
Salary: Please see advert
Job closing date: 01/06/2023
Job Type: Medical and Dental
Location: Flexible Location
Employment type: Fixed-term
Hours Per Week: 5 days per annum
Job posted date: 15/05/2023
Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Education for Scotland
Department: Quality Management

Job Advert

Expenses Remuneration only

Fixed term for 24 months

Do you want to make a difference to medical training in Scotland? Are you interested in quality improvement and gaining valuable experience for your CV?

We are looking for up to 4 enthusiastic doctors at any stage in their training to become involved in quality improvement and quality management activities related to medical training on behalf of Scotland Deanery. Activities will include visits to hospitals and trainee representation at various committee meetings. The work will be ongoing throughout the year and will involve being available for approximately 5 days per year. Participation in activities in parts of Scotland other than your base location will be necessary. Training will be provided. Appointments will be for 2 years in the first instance. 

Applicants should have strong analytical and decision making skills along with an ability to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders.

Benefits include development of leadership skills and the opportunity to shape the quality of training for junior doctors in the future.

Applicants should discuss their application with their current TPD. If invited to interview applicants will be asked to provide the TPDs contact details.

Informal enquires should be directed to Dr Marie Mathers ( ) or Dr Alan McKenzie (, Associate Postgraduate Deans for Quality

For further information please refer to the Job Information Pack below.


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

Closing date: 1st June 2023

Interview date: 21st June 2023 over Microsoft Teams

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:

Take a look around the company