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Training Programme Director - General Psychiatry

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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General Psychiatry
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Secondment for 3 Years
Full time: 1 PA (4 hours per week)
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Westbridge Place
In line with TPD sessional payment
27/02/2020 23:59

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Job Title:              Training Programme Director

Specialty:            General Psychiatry

PA per week:     1 PA

Location:            East Midlands

The Programme Director is responsible for co-ordinating the above Training programme in Health Education England across the East Midlands.

The Programme Director will ensure that both national standards, determined by the Royal College and also guidelines and standards established within the region are met. They will be

The Programme Director will be expected to implement national and HEE policies in the Training Programme. They will work with the Head of School to produce doctors who will strive for the highest standards of patient-centered care and commit themselves to a lifetime of professional development.

Applicants must be currently working within the East Midlands area at consultant level or equivalent in the specialty school area. Experience within the specialty at consultant level is essential as is considerable experience of working with learners or doctors in training in an educational context.

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.

The length of appointment will be for 36 months at the first instance.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further detail: Tahmena Gul - Account Manager for Psychiatry

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