Associate Postgraduate Dean for Quality

Job reference: 049168

Location: Flexible

Job closing date: 14/04/2021

Job posted date: 31/03/2021

Salary: Consultant (£84,984 - £112,925)

Employment type: Fixed-term

Job Type: Medical and Dental

Hours of work: 8

Department: SPDS

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 3 years*
Hours: 2 PA’s (8 hours per week)
Base:  Flexible Base – Any NES Office Location

Do you want to make difference to Postgraduate Medical Education in Scotland? Are you interested in improving the quality of training experienced by our trainees?

A senior doctor currently working in the NHS in Scotland is needed to join the team leading on Quality Management – Quality Improvement (QM-QI) for the Scotland Deanery, supporting the Lead Dean Directors (Postgraduate Deans) responsible for the Scotland Deanery’s Quality Workstream. 

Working to a specialty-aligned QM-QI model {Further details of new model can be found at  } The post plays a pivotal role in ensuring the standards of the statutory regulator, the General Medical Council (GMC), are met in regard to the education and training of doctors in Scotland. 

Applicants must be qualified to MBChB or equivalent and included in the GMC’s General and Specialist Registers. A broad understanding of the GMC and Scotland Deanery quality frameworks together with practical experience of medical education and training in the NHS is required. A full job description is available.

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

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

For informal enquiries please e-mail: 

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

Closing Date:  14th April 2021
Interview Date: 7TH May 2021 (pm) via Teams


The closing date for this job has now passed.