Foundation Programme Director

Job reference: 032512

Location: Flexible

Job closing date: 26/10/2020

Job posted date: 05/10/2020

Salary: Current Salary will apply

Employment type: Fixed-term

Job Type: Medical and Dental

Hours of work: 1PA-4hours

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***

Fixed term for up to 36 months

The East region of Scotland Deanery is seeking to fill a Foundation Programme Director role (East 3) based mainly in Ninewells Hospital, Dundee.
The Foundation Programme Director has responsibility for managing a foundation training programme providing for doctors holding the following appointments: Foundation Year 1 and 2, including locum appointments for training (LATs).

The FPD should be a Consultant, General Practitioner or Associate Specialist/Staff Grade Doctor who is a Recognised Trainer. They will report to the Postgraduate Dean or appropriate Associate Postgraduate Dean. They will have a close relationship with the relevant DME(s) and Scottish Foundation Programme, to ensure quality management of their training programme as set out in the NES Quality Management Framework. He or she may also combine the role with that of an educational and/or clinical supervisor.
The appointment process will be the responsibility of the Postgraduate Dean. The FPD will be managerially accountable to the Postgraduate Dean.
1 session of PA/SPA time is offered for the post.
Application forms and further particulars are available from 

Prospective candidates wishing further information can also contact:

Dr Fiona Cameron, Associate Postgraduate Dean (Foundation),  or Professor Clare Mckenzie, Postgraduate Dean – East Region,

Applicants who wish to apply on a secondment basis are strongly encouraged to discuss this with their current employer at the earliest opportunity.

If you are interested in this vacancy and would like further information, please refer to the Job Information Pack which includes a copy of the Job Description, Person Specification and Conditions of Service.

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

CV’s will not be accepted.

Closing date: 26th October 2020


The closing date for this job has now passed.