GP Training Programme Director – Health Education England

Posted 3 years ago

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Health Education England has responsibility for general practice specialty training and the continuing professional development of established general practitioners.

A GP Training Programme Director post has become available within the West Middlesex Specialist Training Programme, with a view to starting on 1 August 2019. The post-holder would be joining a team of two other Programme Directors to support the training and development of GP Specialist Trainees.

Programme Directors are responsible for providing education in a safe environment for doctors wanting to become GPs. This involves planning, facilitating and evaluating the process of learning.

The post will be for 2 sessions (8 hours) a week and the scheme is based in West Middlesex. The scheme half-day release is held on a Thursday.

The successful applicant would also be joining a wider team for General Practice in London, working towards developing the General Practice network and contributing to key themes as set out by Health Education England. The post-holder will be expected to contribute to maximising opportunities for multi-professional and multi-specialty learning opportunities and innovative approaches to developing the primary care network for the future.

Interviews will be held on the 5th June 2019 (subject to change) at Health Education England, Stewart House, 32 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DN.

For further details / informal visits contact:

If you would like to discuss this role further, please contact the Associate Director, Celia.Dawson@hee.nhs.uk or the Head of School, Andrew.Tate@hee.nhs.uk.

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