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Job reference: 182468
Salary: Consultant (£96,963 - £128,841)
Job closing date: 08/04/2024
Job Type: Medical and Dental
Location: Flexible Location
Employment type: Fixed-term
Hours Per Week: 0.5 PA (2 hours)
Job posted date: 26/03/2024
Employer (NHS Board): NHS Education for Scotland
Department: Training Programme Management

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Training Programme Director for Chemical Pathology  

Hours: 0.5 PA (2 hours per week) 

Duration: Fixed Term for 36 months 

Flexible Location: NES is a remote friendly employer supporting office 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 0.5 PA of time (1PA = 4 hours) 

The Training Programme Director in Chemical Pathology 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. 

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 employees considering this post, please note that appointments will only be considered on a secondment or SLA basis, in the first instance 

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 Clair Evans, Associate Postgraduate Dean ( 

Fixed Term for 36 months in the first instance. 

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

Please note, CV’s will not be accepted. 

Closing Date:  Monday 8 April 2024 

Interview Date: Tuesday 23 April 2024 

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 NHS Scotland National Recruitment Portal or the recruitment process, please don't hesitate to contact our recruitment partners, the East Region Recruitment Service, at: 

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