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Public Health Training Programme Director

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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Public Health
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Secondment for 3 Years
Full time: Up to 6 PA's (24 hours) per week
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Stewart House
In line with TPD's sessional payment
25/02/2020 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. 

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.  

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.

The School of Public Health London and KSS is recruiting a Training Programme Director to work with the Head of School, other TPDs and HEE London colleagues. The School is implementing new governance, and working towards high standards for London and KSS trainees, which brings public health closer to other speciality training programmes in London, whilst raising the quality of training we offer. Engagement with trainees is key to this role, supporting education and development through their training, whilst supporting a workstream in the School's development.

We have a number of PAs available and there will be an option for successful candidates to work multiple PAs. Of the PAs, at least one will be focused on working with PHE and leading the Health Protection workstream.

The Training Programme Director will ensure that both national standards, determined by the Faculty, and guidelines and standards established within London are met and will be expected to implement national and HEE policies in Public Health training, working closely with the Head of School.

The successful applicant will work closely with the LaSE team including; other TPDs, PGMDE Business Manager and the Healthcare Education Team, Head of School, Postgraduate Dean, and other key departments including Quality. You should be or have experience as an Educational Supervisor in a public health setting.

They will work with the Postgraduate Dean to produce registrars who will strive for the highest standards of public health 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.

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.

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