Associate Postgraduate Dean for Improving Medical Training and Simulation

Job reference: 072015

Location: Flexible

Job closing date: 20/10/2021

Job posted date: 06/10/2021

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

Employment type: Fixed-term or Secondment

Job Type: Medical and Dental

Hours of work: 8

Department: Training Programme Management

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Education for Scotland

**** COVID-19 - Please note that during this time all interviews will be conducted remotely.  If successful you will also initially be working remotely in line with guidance from Scottish Government***

Associate Postgraduate Dean – Lead for

IMT Simulation, Scotland Deanery

(maternity cover – 9 months)

Hours:  8 hours (2 sessions)

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.

The Associate Postgraduate Dean will be responsible as clinical lead for developing and delivering IMT simulation training for IMT trainees throughout Scotland.

The APGD should be a Consultant and is accountable to the Lead Dean for Medicine.  They may also combine the role with that of an educational and/or clinical supervisor.

The post is available for 9 months (maternity leave cover).

* 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 the job information pack below which includes a copy of the Job Description, Person Specification and Conditions of Service.

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

We are committed to equal opportunities.

Closing Date:  19th October 2021

Interview Date: 4th November 2021 (pm)


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

If you have any queries regarding the application portal or the recruitment process, please contact us at:  NES HR Recruitment: