Job reference: 163662
Salary: Consultant (£96,963 - £128,841)
Job closing date: 23/10/2023
Job Type: Medical and Dental
Location: Flexible Location
Employment type: Fixed-term or Secondment
Hours Per Week: 1 PA (4 hours per week)
Job posted date: 11/09/2023
Employer (NHS Board): NHS Education for Scotland
Department: Training Programme Management

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Training Programme Director For Histopathology (West of Scotland)  

Hours: Part Time, 1 PA (4 hours per week) 

Duration: Fixed Term / Secondment for 36 months* 

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. 

This will be across 1 PA of time (1PA = 4 hours) 

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

 The TPD should be a Consultant and is accountable to the Postgraduate Dean or appropriate Associate Dean. He or she may also combine the role with that of an educational and/or clinical supervisor. 

If you are interested in this vacancy and would like further information, please refer to job information pack below. 

Informal enquiries should be directed to Dr Ralph Bouhaidar, West Region Associate Postgraduate Dean (  

Applicants who wish to apply on a secondment basis are strongly encouraged to discuss this with their current employer at the earliest opportunity. 

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

Fixed Term for 3 years in the first instance. 

CVs will not be accepted. 

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

Closing Date:  23rd October 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. 

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