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Training Programme Director for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Training

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
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The Programme Director is responsible for coordinating the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Training programme in Health Education England across London.

There is one Training Programme Director vacancy at 1 PA covering Pan-London.

The Pan London training programme in Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery has about 25 trainees. This recruitment is deliberately well in advance of the start date with a view to facilitating a prolonged handover period before secondment and responsibility commence on 1st October 2018. The successful applicant will continue the work of introducing run through training in OMFS to London and take over all of the administrative and ISCP portfolio based TPD functions from the outgoing TPD as well as the various assistant TPDs in the various sectors of London.

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

The Programme Director will be expected to implement national and HEE policies in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Training. 

The successful applicant will work closely with the LaSE team including; PGMDE Business Manager and the Healthcare Education Team, Head of School, Postgraduate Dean, and other key departments including Quality.

They will work with the Postgraduate Dean to produce doctors who will strive for the highest standards of patient-centred care and commit themselves to a lifetime of professional development.

The Healthcare Education Team in the HEE London and South East is responsible for planning the delivery and ensuring the quality of postgraduate medical and dental education and training across London and the South East. HEE is committed to the development of a medical and dental workforce that will support high quality patient care in London, Kent, Surrey and Sussex.

HEE London and South East covers a geographical range from the M25 in the north to Brighton in the south and from Margate in the east to Chichester in the west. We have responsibility for approximately 15,000 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 (1 PA).

The length of appointment will be for 12 months at the first instance.


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