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Head of School - Surgery

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Main area
Surgical Training
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Secondment for 2 years
2 PA's (8 hours) per week
Job ref
Waterfront 4
Newcastle Upon Tyne
In line with Secondee's current arrangements with seconding organisation
31/10/2019 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.  

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.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Health Education England’s North East office for the position of Head of School of Surgery. Reporting to the Director of Specialty Training / Postgraduate Dean, the role is responsible for the training and education of 300+ doctors in training (Surgery). The School of Surgery aims to bring Royal College contacts, HEE staff, LET staff and trusts together to ensure the effective organisation and delivery of Postgraduate Medical Education in Surgery in the North East and North Cumbria.

If you would like to apply for the post please submit an application via NHS jobs. Please include within your application a statement to confirm that your Medical Director and employing trust supports your application.

The closing date for this vacancy is Thursday 31 October 2019.   Interviews for this post will take place in the morning on Thursday 14th November 2019.

Anticipated start date: 1st January 2020.

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

Professor Richard Bellamy, Director of Specialty Training

Tel No: 0191 275 4620