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Associate Foundation School Director for HEE South Thames Foundation School

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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Post Graduate Medical and Dental Education
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Secondment - 3 Years
2 PA
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Stewart House, Russell Square
28/01/2019 23:59

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Applications are sought for an

Associate Foundation School Director for HEE South Thames Foundation School


Applications are sought for an Associate Foundation School Director for the South Thames Foundation School.


Responsibilities include (in agreement with the Director); membership of and provision of expert support and guidance to the South Thames Foundation School Advisory and Development Forum; and liaising with the relevant Medical Schools, South London (SL) & Kent, Surrey and Sussex (KSS) GP schools, Foundation Training Programme Directors, Trusts and the General Medical Council (GMC) in the management and quality control of foundation training through the School. The Associate Foundation School Director will take part in national and local committees and meetings regarding foundation training as required to deputise for the Director, including recruitment events and quality review meetings.


The appointee will have geographical responsibility for fostering excellent working relationships with the Brighton and Sussex Medical School and nearby trusts as well as working constructively with the other trusts of SL & KSS as necessary.


There is one post available at two PAs per week.


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.

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For further details/informal visits contact:


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Please ensure that you use specific examples in your application that show how you meet the requirements of the person specification for this role – generic applications will not be accepted.


Interviews will be held 14th February 2019 (date subject to change).