Lead Associate Postgraduate Dean - LTFT

Job reference: 078988

Location: Flexible

Job closing date: 10/12/2021

Job posted date: 24/11/2021

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

Employment type: Fixed-term or Secondment

Job Type: Medical and Dental

Hours of work: 4

Department: Medical

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*** 

Lead Associate Postgraduate Dean – Less Than Full Time
Hours:  1 PA (4 hours per week)
Duration:  Fixed Term for 36 Months *
Base: 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 Scotland Deanery is responsible for postgraduate medical education. The Deanery seeks a Lead Associate Postgraduate Dean to provide oversight and coordination of Less than Full Time Training (LTFT), working with a dynamic senior team. The Associate Postgraduate Dean will also contribute to national and UK leadership in LTFT and wider aspects of trainee wellbeing, development and support as part of the senior deanery team.  The role will involve interaction with trainees, trainers, internal and external organisations in providing support and improving trainee wellbeing and flexibility in training within the Scotland Deanery. 

This will be across 1 PA of time (1 PA = 4 hours).

Applications are invited from trained doctors who are in a substantive NHS or University post. All applicants must confirm prior to interview that their employer would support a Service Level Agreement for this role within their job plan.

Some travel may be required.  If you are interested in this vacancy and would like further information, please refer to the Job Information pack below or contact the Postgraduate Dean on alan.denison@nhs.scot.nhs.uk

** For NHS employees considering this post, please note that appointments will only be considered on a secondment or SLA basis, in the first instance

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

Closing Date:  10th December 
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.

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


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