Foundation Programme Director

Job reference: 051178

Location: Flexible

Job closing date: 05/05/2021

Job posted date: 21/04/2021

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

Employment type: Fixed-term

Job Type: Medical and Dental

Hours of work: 4

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*** 

West Region
Scotland Deanery

Post 1
W11 Programme
FPD based in Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Post 2
W14 Programme
FPD based in Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Both Posts
Part Time; 1 PA (4 hours per week)
Fixed Term for 3 years in the first instance*
Flexible Base / Any NES Office Location

The FPD is responsible for the overall management and quality management of a Foundation programme which consists of approximately 30 trainees (both F1 and F2). The FPD supports the delivery of Foundation training programmes and ensures that Foundation doctors are able to access a comprehensive range of experiences to enable them to gain the competencies necessary for full registration and completion of foundation training. 

The FPD should be a Consultant, General Practitioner or Career Grade Doctor and is accountable to the Postgraduate Dean through the Associate Dean and Consortium Lead. He or she may also combine the role with that of an educational and/or clinical supervisor.

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 Description, Person Specification and Conditions of Service.

You can also contact the regional Associate Postgraduate Dean who will be happy to discuss the post with you:  Dr Caroline Whitton -    

* 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 23:59hrs on the closing date.

CVs will not be accepted.

Closing Date:    5th May  
Interview Date:  4th June


The closing date for this job has now passed.