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GP Training Programme Director

NHS Medical & Dental: GP Educator

Main area
General Practice
NHS Medical & Dental: GP Educator
Fixed Term for 12 Months
2 PA's (8 hours) per week
Job ref
Crawley Hospital
£85,955 pro rata
27/09/2019 23:59

Health Education England is committed to recruiting the best person for the job, based solely on their ability and individual merit as measured against the criteria for the role; through a process that is fair, open, consistent and free from discrimination. Health Education England supports the values and pledges of the NHS Constitution. 

We are committed to being a diverse and an inclusive employer and will build a culture where all employees are valued, respected and acknowledged. We strive to ensure that no individual receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of their gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief, colour, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, pregnancy and maternity, marital or civil partnership status, transgender status, HIV status, social background, trade union membership or non-membership and is placed at a disadvantage by requirements or conditions that cannot be shown to be justifiable.  

HEE have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants and employees are treated fairly and consistently.  We are proud to showcase our Disability Confident Employer accreditation, being an Inclusive Employer, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, our bronze award from the Defence Recognition Scheme, and we are delighted to support Apprenticeships and Tommy’s pregnancy at work scheme.


Health Education England working across Kent Surrey and Sussex is seeking to appoint to the regional post of GP Programme Director for the West Sussex programme, which is offered on the basis of a fixed term (12 months) sessional employment contract with Health Education England.  The post will be accountable via the Head of GP School to the Head of Primary and Community Care Education. 

Working at the Postgraduate Medical Education Centres at St Richard’s Hospital and Worthing Hospital, the core role is to facilitate the delivery of the GP Specialty Training Programme across the West Sussex Scheme, working with a team of fellow Programme Directors.

The team of Programme Directors work flexibly to support GP Trainers and Hospital Clinical Supervisors in delivering the GP curriculum. They also support the GP Specialty Trainees through the organisation and delivery of education, monitor trainee progress and provide pastoral support to trainees. The role also includes support for GP placements in the Foundation programme, and involvement in the development of Community Education Provider Networks (CEPNs) to deliver the necessary capacity for the wider future primary care workforce.

Candidates invited to interview will be required to prepare and present a 5-minute presentation, the subject of which will be communicated if invited to interview.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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