Job reference: 151300
Salary: Band 6 (£37,831 - £46,100)
Job closing date: 09/06/2023
Job Type: Administrative Services
Location: Flexible Location
Employment type: Fixed-term or Secondment
Hours Per Week: 37.5
Job posted date: 26/05/2023
Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Education for Scotland
Department: Quality Management

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Hours: Full Time, 37.5 hours per week 

Duration: Fixed Term / Secondment until 31st March 2024* 

Flexible Location: NES is a remote friendly employer supporting office, remote and hybrid working (within the UK). We’re happy to talk about how you want to work. 

Who We Are  

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 purpose of the Quality workstream within the Medical Directorate of NES is to ensure that the quality management of postgraduate medical education and training is to the standards set by the General Medical Council (GMC). 

Full information on the recruiting department is available here

What you'll do 

Key tasks will include but are not restricted to; 

  • Provide data to support the Deanery led visit programme. 

  • Collate and analyse all quality data for the previous training year (this will include survey results, reports & trainee comments). 

  • Produce Annual Reports for Training Programme Directors and Local Education Providers / Directors of Medical Education. 

  • Prepare an annual report for the relevant specialty grouping, with medical colleagues, to those providing leadership of postgraduate quality management.  

  • Work with Quality Improvement Managers across Scotland to standardise processes and procedures. 

  • Line manage administrative staff. 

What you'll bring 

These will include but are not restricted to; 

  • Educated to degree level or possess the equivalent level of extensive training and experience. 

  • Good depth and breadth of knowledge and experience of quality management, business management and operational management. 

  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of medical education, Freedom of Information, Data Protection, etc. 

  • Experience of data collection, management and reporting. 

  • High level of interpersonal, organisational, administrative and communication skills. 

  • High degree of tact and diplomacy. 

  • Good leadership skills. 

  • Confident using own intiative and problem solving. 

  • Strong team worker with the ability to work independently. 

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

Informal enquiries may be directed to Jill Murray ( 

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: 9th June 2023 

Interview Date: to be confirmed 

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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