Lay Representatives x2

Job reference: 078295

Location: Flexible

Job closing date: 06/12/2021

Job posted date: 19/11/2021

Salary: Please see advert

Employment type: Fixed-term

Job Type: Medical and Dental

Hours of work: 5 days per annum

Department: Quality 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 the guidance from the Scottish Government***

NHS Education for Scotland (NES)

Medical Directorate

Scotland Deanery

Lay Representatives

Postgraduate Medical Education and Training

Approx. 5 days per annum- Fixed Term for 36 months

Remuneration: Attendance and travel expenses

NHS Education for Scotland (NES) is a Special Health Board providing education and training for NHS staff. One of the main activities of NES is medical education. The NES Medical Directorate Scotland Deanery is now looking for members of the public who would be interested in becoming involved in the education of doctors. The main role of Lay Representative is to help ensure that due process is followed. This work will include attendance at quality management visits to hospitals and GP practices, committee meetings, involvement in recruitment events for trainee doctors and the annual review of medical trainee panels. The work will be ongoing throughout the year. The majority of sessions will be organised locally by the Scotland Deanery but participation in activities in other parts of Scotland may be necessary. Training will be provided.  

Knowledge of the NHS is not essential; however good team working skills, flexibility, and communication skills are key aspects of these posts.

Attendance will be remunerated at £23 per hour in addition to travel expenses. Initial tenure is for three years, subject to annual review.

Applications are sought from individuals located in the Aberdeen & Inverness areas.

Interviews to be held on 6th January 2022 online.

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.

Closing date: 6th December 2021

Interview date: 6th January 2022

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 application portal or the recruitment process, please contact us at:  NES HR Recruitment:


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