Warning This job advert has expired and applications have closed.

TPD for Forensic Psychiatry

Job details
Posting date: 19 June 2024
Salary: £104,268 to £116,352 per year, pro rata
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 02 July 2024
Location: Scottish Borders, Scotland
Remote working: Hybrid - work remotely up to 1 day per week
Company: NHS Education for Scotland
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: 189691


Hours: 1 PAs (4 hours per week)

Duration: Fixed-Term/Secondment* – 3 years in the first instance

Flexible Location: NES is a remote friendly employer supporting office and hybrid working. We’re happy to talk about how you want to work.

Who We Are: NHS Education for Scotland (NES) is the national health board with statutory responsibilities to effect sustainable change through workforce development, education and training across the health and social care system in Scotland, while working at UK level with partner organisations.

What You Will Do: The Training Programme Director post is required to provide leadership and oversight of the post with responsibilities for national training programmes of the Scotland Deanery, and to contribute to other operational and strategic work within the wider specialty grouping. The role will involve interaction with trainees, trainers, and external bodies to support and enhance postgraduate education both regionally and nationally across the Scotland Deanery.

Applications are invited from trained doctors in the Scotland who are in a substantive NHS consultant post. All applicants must confirm prior to interview that their employer would support a Service Level Agreement for this role within their job plan.

Applicants must be qualified to MB ChB or equivalent and included in the GMC’s General and Specialist Registers. A broad understanding of the GMC and Scotland Deanery quality frameworks together with practical experience of medical education and training in the NHS is required. A full job description is available.

For informal enquiries can be made to Dr Greg Jones, Deputy Lead Dean (

Proud member of the Disability Confident employer scheme

Disability Confident
About Disability Confident
A Disability Confident employer will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. It is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, the employer may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to Disability Confident.