Foundation Programme Director - East (E01)
Flexible Location

Job reference: 113719

Location: Flexible Location

Job closing date: 23/08/2022

Job posted date: 02/08/2022

Salary: Consultant (£87,534 - £116,313)

Employment type: Fixed-term or Secondment

Job Type: Medical and Dental

Hours of work: 1 PA (4 hours per week)

Department: Training Programme Management

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Education for Scotland

Region – East

Part Time; 1 PA (4 hours per week)

Fixed Term for 3 years in the first instance

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 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 Foundation Programme Director will be responsible for managing a Foundation Programme and the education and training needs of each individual on the programme (approximately 30 trainees). 
The FPD should be a consultant, career grade doctor or General Practitioner with appropriate experience for the post 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 the LINK which includes a copy of the Job Description, Person Specification and Conditions of Service.

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

For further information please refer to the Job Information Pack below.

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

Applications must be made on line via our website:  

CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date: 23rd August 2022

Interview date: To be confirmed​​​​​​​

We actively encourage applicants from a range of backgrounds, regardless of gender, age, disability, race, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

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