GP TPD-Trainee Support PSU
2 Central Quay, Glasgow

Job reference: 043697

Location: 2 Central Quay, Glasgow

Job closing date: 09/03/2021

Job posted date: 23/02/2021

Salary: Associate Adviser (£91,388-£111,945)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Medical and Dental

Hours of work: 8

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***

JobTitle: TPD – General Practice (Trainee Support) – West Region (6081BR)

Term: 2 sessions (8hrs) per week – Substantive permanent post

Base location: 2 Central Quay, Glasgow, West Region

Who We Are 
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.

What You Will Do  

You will be an active member of the TPD GPST Educational team in the West Region, particularly responsible for the planning, co-ordination and delivery of support for trainees who are facing performance issues. With a principal focus on GP trainees, the role includes supporting trainees across all specialties. You will attend regular meetings with TPDs and Assistant Directors. Additionally you will be expected to attend quarterly meetings of the PSU Operating Group in their role as a trainee support coach of the PSU. You will also be expected to participate actively in the GP Scottish Trainee Enhanced Induction Programme (STEP). 

What You Will Bring 
These will include but are not restricted to:
Essential Areas: 
•    Education and Professional Qualifications
•    GMC full registration 
•    General Practitioner registration 
•    MRCGP and uphold college standards
•    Current GPST Educational Supervisor

•    Experience/Training (including research if appropriate)
•    Current involvement in clinical General Practice
•    Knowledge of management and governance structures in medical education and training
•    Awareness of recent changes in the delivery of medical education and training nationally and locally
•    Awareness of differential attainment and Disability Discrimination Act
•    Interest and enthusiasm for improving delivery of medical education and training and continuing professional development. 
•    Knowledge of assessment methods, educational diagnosis and RCGP examinations and ePortfolio tools

•    Specific Skills & Knowledge
•    Effective leadership and communications skills, motivating and developing others, approachability, good interpersonal skills 
•    Evidence of personal development in medical education

•    Personal Attributes
•    Health standards applicable – Doctor 
•    Adequate time within the working week to undertake responsibilities as outlined in the job description
Desirable Areas:
•    Education and Professional Qualifications
•    PG qualification in education
•    Experience/Training (including research if appropriate)
•    RCGP Examiner
•    Evidence of relevant research and/or publications
•    Evidence of experience at strategic level of national or international education organisations
•    Ability to plan and deliver educational workshops

•    Specific Skills & Knowledge
•    Evidence of supporting trainees and trainers
•    Promoting use of digital technology in educational delivery
•    Evidence of audit/research in medical education

Informal enquiries may be directed to Dr Nick Dunn – 

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 23:59 hours on the closing date. 

CVs will not be accepted.

•    Closing date: 9th March
•    Interview date: to be confirmed