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Head of School Emergency Medicine

NHS Medical and Dental: Consultant

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Emergency Medicine
NHS Medical and Dental: Consultant
Secondment ending 31 Aug 2023
Full time: 1.7PA (6.8 hours per week)
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Westbridge Place, Leicester
£12000 per PA / total £20,400 pro rata
31/03/2020 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. 

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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.

Job Title:              Head of School

Specialty:             Emergency Medicine

PA per week:     1.7 PA

Location:             East Midlands

HEE East Midlands is seeking to recruit a Head of School on a part-time secondment basis.  The post holder will be responsible for the overall quality, management and supervision of the programmes within their School. They will be responsible for ensuring all programmes meet the standards defined by HEE EM, the GMC and Royal College. They will work closely with Health Education England EM medical educators, other Heads of Schools, Directors of Medical Education/Clinical Tutors, Training Programme Directors and APDs to ensure that each trainee is able to access a comprehensive range of experiences which will enable them to cover the speciality curricula.

The post holder will be expected to maintain a clinical commitment. It is essential that you have a medical degree, membership/fellowship of the relevant Royal College/Faculty and have a current substantive contract as an NHS Consultant in a relevant specialty. In addition you should possess excellent leadership skills and meet professional requirements for Continuing Professional Development and Revalidation and make a wider professional contribution through academic and managerial responsibilities.

The post is for 3 years in the first instance from 1st October 2020. The post holder will be expected to work across the full geography of HEE East Midlands.   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.


Please note this role is to commence 01 October 2020



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