Training Programme Director (Haematology)
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
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An outstanding individual is sought to fulfil the role of Training Programme Director for Haematology for North East and West Yorkshire.
Accountable to the lead Deputy Postgraduate Dean via the Head of School of Medicine, you will play an important part in the direction of training programmes across Health Education England, Yorkshire and the Humber.
The ideal candidate will be an experienced NHS Consultant with a thorough understanding Haematology Medicine training across the region , will have strong leadership and communication skills and will work effectively as a member of a multi-professional team.
The post will be available on the basis of a secondment arrangement to HEE YH remunerated on the NHS Consultant Pay Scale – 0.75PAs per week.
Please note: The post is offered on a secondment basis. Candidates if successful, are responsible for securing written agreement from their Trust/Practice for release from clinical work for the specified number of PAs/sessions.
Main duties of the job
The Training Programme Director will focus upon improvement of learner supervision, assessment and experience, engagement of faculty and ensuring effective educational outcomes, both now and in the future. The role is evolving and will also focus on whole workforce transformation and developing multi-professional links.
This is a HEE YH wide role. The successful candidate will have knowledge of all rotations and trainees and will be expected to work with and provide cover for colleagues in South Yorkshire.
All work undertaken is to be incorporated into the Consultant Job Plan.
Working for our organisation
HEE provides leadership for the education and training system. It ensures that the shape and skills of the future health and public health workforce evolve to sustain high quality outcomes for patients in the face of demographic and technological change. HEE ensures that the workforce has the right skills, behaviours and training, and is available in the right numbers, to support the delivery of excellent healthcare and drive improvements through supporting healthcare providers and clinicians to take greater responsibility for planning and commissioning education and training.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
You can find further details about the job, organisational structure, recruitment profile, expected outcomes and benefits information in the attached Job Description and other supporting documents.
Applicants from within the NHS will be offered on a secondment basis only, agreement should be obtained from their employer prior to submitting the application.
- Primary Clinical Healthcare Qualification
- Membership/Fellowship of a College, Faculty, Professional Association and/or Regulatory Body
- Attendance at courses aimed to support educational development (example: educator courses, Train the trainer, etc)
- Problem Solving
- Strong interpersonal, communication, written and presentation skills
- Organisational and time management skills
- Sensitively manage complexity and uncertainty
- Strong sense of vision and ability to innovate
- Committed to own personal development and an ability yo support others to develop and progress
- Able to establish personal/professional credibility with colleagues and other key stakeholders
- Experience of working with learners or doctors in training in an educational context
- Experience of clinical and educational leadership
- Demonstrable track record of delivery in service and education
- Understanding of the workforce transformation agenda
- Knowledge of the NHS (structures and processes)
- Involvement in appraisal processes
- Trained/experience in recruitment, selection and Equality and Diversity
- Understanding of developments involving relevant Colleges/Faculties, professional bodies, related NHS organisations and regulatory bodies
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
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Documents to download
Further details / informal visits contact
- Dr Peter Hammond
- Job title
- Head of School
- Email address