This is an exciting opportunity for an individual with knowledge of current educational theory and practice, and the ability to maintain an up to date awareness of relevant issues. The post holder will maintain clinical skills and knowledge of local and national issues relating to standards of medical and multidisciplinary education.
The Programme Director is responsible for coordinating the Palliative Medicine training programme in the East of England.
The Programme Director will ensure that national standards determined by the Royal College and HEE national and local policies are adhered to.
The successful applicant will work closely with HEE colleagues, including:
- Head of School
- Postgraduate, Deputy and Associate Deans
- Training Programme Directors
- DEQ teams (Directorate of Education and Quality)
This position offers the opportunity to a senior educator to develop their knowledge and skills in programme leadership and management within the Palliative Medicine programme, and to build on the quality of the training programme that has been enhanced in previous years.
As well as building links across specialties and developing educator networks nationally, including with the Royal College of Physicians, there may be an opportunity to focus on whole workforce transformation and further developing multi-professional links.
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 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.
The closing date for this vacancy is 10 September 2019 and an interview date is to be confirmed.
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