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Training Programme Director for Chemical Pathology (North West)

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Main area
Chemical Pathology
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Secondment for 3 years
2 hours per week
Job ref
£76,761 - £103,490 pro rata
11/12/2018 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.

The Training Programme Director (TPD) is responsible for leading and co-ordinating the training of specialty trainees within the Chemical Pathology Specialty Training Programme. This will include managing the programme for the future and ensuring it can adapt to meet the future needs of the NHS. 

The post holder will work with the Head of School, lead Associate Dean for the specialty and local educators within Local Education Providers (LEP) to ensure each post within the programme meets the standards defined by the GMC, relevant Royal College and HEE. They will ensure each post enables trainees to access a comprehensive range of experiences which will enable them to meet the requirements of the curriculum during their participation in the programme. Appendix 1 outlines the specialty specific aspects of the role

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. .

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 will be offered on as 3 year term.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Lipsita Patnaik - Head of School for Pathology

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