Specialist Educator

Job reference: 108278

Location: Flexible

Job closing date: 06/07/2022

Job posted date: 22/06/2022

Salary: Band 7 (£40,872 - £47,846)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Medical and Dental

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Professional Development

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Education for Scotland

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.

Who We Are

NHS Education for Scotland (NES) is an education and training body and a special health board within NHS Scotland, with responsibility of developing and delivering education and training for the healthcare workforce in Scotland.

The Medical Directorate is responsible to the NES Board and through the Board to Scottish Government for the commissioning and delivery of postgraduate medical education in Scotland.

The Quality Improvement Team, as part of the Medical Directorate, is responsible for the development and delivery of quality improvement (QI) training and development across the Scottish Public Sector, and provision of organisational improvement support.

What you'll do

We are looking to appoint a Specialist Educator to support internal improvement work, through the application of quality improvement (QI) and project management and supporting the delivery of QI training.

Working as part of a team you will play a critical role in managing and supporting internal improvement initiatives, contributing to the delivery of the NES strategic plan. You will also collaborate with the wider QI team in the delivery of quality improvement development programmes.

Key tasks will include but will not be limited to: 

  • Management of a range of themed workstreams as part of the internal improvement work programme
  • Use of improvement methodology to support internal improvement projects
  • Contribute to the delivery of QI content on programmes to a range of audiences in a range of settings
  • Communicating with key stakeholders, which will include the writing of briefs and reports and project progress updates

What you'll bring

This will include but is not limited to: 

  • Expertise and experience in project management
  • Practical experience of providing improvement support to individuals/teams
  • Facilitation and delivery of educational programmes
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Excellent team player and interpersonal skills

If you are interested in this vacancy and would like further information, please refer to the job information pack which includes a copy of the Job Description, Person Specification and Conditions of Service. 

Informal enquiries are welcomed by Joe Hands, Professional Lead, at Joe.Hands@nhs.scot   

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.

CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date: 6th July 2022

Interview date:  27th July - 29th July 2022

We actively encourage applicants from a range of backgrounds, regardless of gender, age, disability, race, sexual orientation, religion or belief. https://www.careers.nhs.scot/about/who-we-are/

If you have any queries regarding the application portal or the recruitment process, please contact us at:  NES HR Recruitment: recruitment.hr@nes.scot.nhs.uk