GP Training Programme Director

Job reference: 082871

Location: Inverness

Job closing date: 18/01/2022

Job posted date: 21/12/2021

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

Employment type: Fixed-term or Secondment

Job Type: Medical and Dental

Hours of work: 8

Department: Strategic Planning & Directorate Support

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***

Training Programme Director – GP Rural Track ,North  

North of Scotland

Base Location: Centre for Health Science

Hours:  8 hours per week

Duration:  6 Months*

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 main role is to promote and co-ordinate quality specialist training for general practice for the Scottish Rural Track GP Training Programme, Scotland Deanery with an emphasis on programme management and providing support for GP Trainees and Educational Supervisors (ESs). This will involve support for ESs via the local trainers’ groups, skills development for established ESs, and supporting trainees requiring performance support. Other facets of the role are described in the job description.

For discussion of the role contact Amjad Khan, Director of Postgraduate GP Education, at or Nick Dunn, Deputy Director of Postgraduate GP Education,

If you are interested in this vacancy and would like further information, please refer to the job information pack below.

* 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: 18th January 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.

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


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