Foundation Programme Director (N01)

The NHS Scotland Recruitment website will be superseded by a new National Jobsite from 1st October 2020. Our new system will be taking over the site so if you’re looking for a job within NHS Scotland Health Boards, you won’t need to change any bookmarks. will still be showing you the latest NHS Scotland vacancies but with a much more modern and streamlined experience. Warning to applicants for advertised posts NHS Scotland’s Counter Fraud Service has become aware of potential approaches to individuals which result in requests for payments in connection with applications. You should never need to make any form of payment to apply for an advertised post. Medical ,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: 19th October 2020 Interview date: 11th November 2020-AM How to apply: For More Information Contact: Recruitment Team at Additional vacancy information: (application pack) NES is a Special Health Board and the provider of leading-edge learning, education and skills development for all health service employees in Scotland. We are dedicated to ensuring that NHSScotland staff teams are given the educational support to help them work together with maximum effectiveness for the benefit of patients.Our aim is to promote best practice in education, traning and lifelong learning across NHSScotland. Our work covers a wide area including providing and supporting specific training initiatives, ensuring that educational standards are being maintained, providing a range of educational materials, assessing taining needs and promoting the development of skills throughout the NHS. *** Please note – you cannot apply online via the SHOW website, if you are interested in applying for a NES vacancy please visit our website *** Address: (generally only send applications to this address if specified above) NHS Education for Scotland, Westport 102, West Port, Edinburgh