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Training Programme Director for Psychotherapy

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Fixed Term for 12 months
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All references from current and previous employers, will be sought and must cover a minimum of 3 years employment. Therefore, when completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current/previous line managers that cover 3 years employment. Failure to complete this section may result in your application not being processed.

The Healthcare Education Team in the HEE North West Office is responsible for planning the delivery and ensuring the quality of postgraduate medical and dental education and training across the North West. HEE is committed to the development of a medical and dental workforce that will support high quality patient care in Greater Manchester, Cumbria, Lancashire and Cheshire and Merseyside.

HEE North West Office covers a geographical range from Kendal in the north to Crewe in the south and from Tameside & Glossop in the east to the Isle of Man in the west. It is also involved with trainees and programmes in North Cumbria (Carlisle & Whitehaven), which come under HEE North East Office. We have responsibility for approximately 7,300 trainees, comprising 1,900 Foundation trainees and 5,465 Specialty trainees, including 1,440 GP trainees (GP ST1-3) and 65 vocational dental practitioners. In addition, there are now 160 Physician Associate posts, with a second cohort planned for 2017.

Our work is set within the Five Year forward view for the NHS and is defined by the HEE Mandate from Government. It is part of the consensus on how the NHS needs to change, with a key focus on prevention and a commitment to reducing health inequalities and promoting equality and diversity.

Please note: The post is offered on a secondment basis and all candidates are reminded that if they are successful, they are responsible for securing written agreement from their Trust/Practice for release from clinical work for the specified number of PAs/sessions

This post includes working with the Higher TPD role a piece of project work to review core training in psychotherapy across the region. If applying as a job share, please indicate in the application form your interest in job sharing and the preferential area in which you want to work.

Please note that internal applicants ‘at risk’ of redundancy will be given priority consideration, internal applicants will be considered at second stage, followed by all other applicants.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Margaret Campbell, Head of School for Psychiatry