Lay Representative

Job reference: 036061

Location: Flexible

Job closing date: 23/11/2020

Job posted date: 09/11/2020

Salary: Current Salary will apply

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 guidance from Scottish Government***

Scotland Deanery-Postgraduate Medical Education and Training

Fixed Term for 36 months

Remuneration: Attendance and travel expenses

Approx. 5 days per annum 

NHS Education for Scotland (NES) is an education and training body and a special health board within NHS Scotland, with responsibility of developing and delivering education and training for the healthcare workforce in Scotland.

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.

Informal enquiries to be directed to Kelly More, Quality Improvement Manager on

Unless otherwise stated the deadline for applications is 23:59 hours on the closing date. CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date: 23rd November 2020

Interview date: 9th December 2020