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Programme Support Officer

NHS TCS 2018: Band 5

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Programme Support
NHS TCS 2018: Band 5
Secondment until 31/03/2019
37.5 hours per week
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Waterfront 4
£23,023 - £29,608 pro-rata
13/12/2018 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.

Health Education England (HEE) will support the delivery of high quality care for patients and high quality public health services by ensuring that the health workforce has the right skills, behaviours and training, and that health care staff are available in the right numbers to meet the needs of the public. It will take on leadership and oversight of healthcare workforce planning and will also be responsible for supporting and authorising Local Education and Training boards. HEE will maintain an effective system for professional education and training as part of a comprehensive health service, and report to the Secretary of State annually on the development of the healthcare workforce.

The Role

To work as part of a team coordinating all activities involved with the management of doctors specialty training programmes and the assessment process of specialty training doctors. To be the first point of contact for Trainee Doctors and their Consultant Trainers for training programme related queries. To be responsible for the effective administration of designated specialties and / or Schools ensuring implementation and achievement of national and local policies within delegated area. To make a positive contribution to the work of Specialty Training, successfully managing workload independently within defined policy parameters to achieve agreed, stated outcomes. Priority areas for this post will be agreed annually via objectives. Duties of role outlined in Programme Support Officer (HEE NE) responsibilities and duties document - please read carefully.

The Positions

The Specialty Training team within Health Education England North East are looking to appoint a Programme Support Officer in a full time position. Applications are invited from internal applicants only.

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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