Assistant Director of PG GP Education
Forest Grove House

Job reference: 072230

Location: Forest Grove House

Job closing date: 20/10/2021

Job posted date: 07/10/2021

Salary: Associate Adviser (£94,130-£105,039)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Medical and Dental

Hours of work: 20

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***

Assistant Director of PG GP Education

Part Time: 3 - 5 PAs -12 - 20 hours per week
Duration:  Permanent
Base:  Forest Grove House, Aberdeen

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.  

This is a replacement Assistant Director post in the North of Scotland (Grampian). Assistant Director of Postgraduate General Practice Education (AD) has responsibility for assisting the Director of Postgraduate General Practice Education in the development and management of education for General Practice in the North Region of the Scotland Deanery particularly but responsibility may extend to other programmes out with the North region. Responsibility for particular programmes will be discussed at interview.

The AD will work with the Director and other colleagues to discharge this responsibility across the Deanery. The AD is accountable to the Director of Postgraduate General Practice Education and ultimately to the Medical Director.

The AD role will include one session for national Scotland Deanery activities. The national activities will be negotiated with the Director, and while accountability for the national activity will be to the appropriate Scotland Deanery Workstream Lead, the line management for the AD post will remain with the Director.

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 Summary, Person Specification and Conditions of Service.

You may also contact Prof Amjad Khan, Director of Postgraduate GP Education by email at

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

Closing Date: 20th October 2021

Interview Date:  10th November 2021

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: