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Training Programme Director - Pre-Registration Pharmacy

NHS TCS 2018: Band 8b

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NHS TCS 2018: Band 8b
Fixed Term until 31/03/2019
11.25 hours per week
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Waterfront 4
£49,242 - £59,964 Pro Rata
18/12/2018 23:59
Interview date

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.

Preregistration Training Programme Director, North East

We are currently recruiting for a Pharmacy Professional to lead on Preregistration for the North East, to work as part of our innovative School of Pharmacy and Medicines Optimisation. This exciting new role will enable the post holder to take the lead as part of the pharmacy education reforms, and on a number of well-established work streams within the Pharmacy and Medicines Optimisation Workforce development agenda in the North. The post holder will also be tasked with developing new initiatives and programmes to further develop our strong training and development ethos.

We are looking for a Pharmacy Educator to lead, develop strategy and quality assure programmes to ensure a consistent and integrated approach to mental health education and training across sectors. The post holder will be accountable to the Pharmacy Dean, School of Pharmacy and Medicines Optimisation, and is responsible for providing professional leadership, together with expertise, advice and support.

At Health Education England we believe that to develop the Pharmacy and Medicines Optimisation workforce, robust education and training is a vital component in developing and preparing the future workforce to deliver effective care with medicines. We would welcome all applicants who are motivated to continue this.

Applicants will need prior experience in developing and delivering training and or workforce development and must have strong presentation and training delivery skills. The applicant should be able to work to a high level working both independently but also engaging others in the team and be able to work at both a national and regional level.

Experience of the pharmacy and training environments in the NHS and partner organisations is essential. Applicants should be qualified to Masters level in Pharmacy, healthcare leadership or equivalent.

The post holder will be managed by and supported by the Pharmacy Dean, School of Pharmacy and Medicines Optimisation for the North.

Candidates can be based anywhere in the North but should expect to travel across the North region and able to get to a local HEE office (Manchester/Leeds/Newcastle). 

Applicants must be able to demonstrate all essential requirements as listed in the job description.

Interviews planned for 30th January 2019 (Newcastle).


Please note: Candidates are reminded that, if you are applying on a secondment basis, you must have agreement with your current manager that if successful you will be released for the period of the secondment.


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Gill Risby  - - Lead for Business Performance and Operations

Christopher Cutts - - Pharmacy Dean