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Job reference: 182543
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: 1.5 PAs (6 hours per week)
Job posted date: 26/03/2024
Employer (NHS Board): NHS Education for Scotland
Department: Training Programme Management

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Training Programme Director – Emergency Medicine (South-East of Scotland Region)

Hours: Part Time, 1.5 PAs (6 hours per week)

Duration: Fixed term / secondment – 3 years in the first instance

Flexible Location: NES is a remote friendly employer supporting office and hybrid working.  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.

What you'll do 

This will be a 1.5 PA (= 6 hours/week) post.

The Training Programme Director in Emergency Medicine 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 Postgraduate Dean.  They 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.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Graeme McAlpine, Associate Postgraduate Dean (Anaesthetics, Intensive Care Medicine & Emergency Medicine, South-East of Scotland Region) on   

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.

Please note, CV’s will not be accepted.

Closing date: Monday 8 April 2024

Interview date: via MS Teams on Tuesday 23 April 2024 (am)

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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