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Training Programme Director for KSS Paediatrics

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Main area
Paediatrics
Grade
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Contract
Secondment - 36 months
Hours
1 PA per week
Job ref
984-L-KSS-3-6271
Site
Stewart House
Town
Stewart House
Salary
Consultant
Closing
26/09/2019 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. 

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The Programme Director is responsible for coordinating the Paediatric Training programme in Health Education England across Kent, Surrey & Sussex.

There are 2 Training Programme Director vacancies available at 1 PA each - one post is to cover a training programme in Kent and second post to cover training in Sussex. Can you please kindly identify in your supporting statement which region you are applying for.

The Programme Director will ensure that both national standards, determined by the Royal College, and guidelines and standards established within Kent, Surrey & Sussex are met.

The Programme Director will be expected to implement national and HEE policies in Paediatric training.

The successful applicant will work closely with the LaSE team including; PGMDE Business Manager and the Healthcare Education Team, Head of School, Postgraduate Dean, and other key departments including Quality.

They will work with the Postgraduate Dean to produce doctors who will strive for the highest standards of patient-centred care 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.

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.

The length of appointment will be for 3 years in the first instance.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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