Medical Oncology Training Programme Director - School of Medicine
Health Education England
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The role of Training Programme Director is to work with and support the Postgraduate Dean in leading the delivery of a wide range of functions within their specialty, aligned to the Health Education England mandate.
Main duties of the job
A speciality Training Programme Director (TPD) is a member of the Speciality Training Committee (STC) who is managerially responsible to the Postgraduate Dean for the delivery of training in that speciality according to the standards set by the GMC and the Royal College of Physicians. The demands on TPDs are likely to vary at times and the guidance below should be interpreted flexibly.
On 1 April 2023 Health Education England became part of the new NHS England. Our people are our most important asset; recruiting and retaining the best talent remains crucial to our success. We continue to recruit externally where we cannot fill vacancies internally. We hope you choose to join us but please be aware that some roles may be subject to change in the future. We want to attract and retain highly skilled people to enable us to work with our partners to plan, recruit, educate and train the health workforce. Please note, some supporting documentation attached to this vacancy refers to the legacy organisation, previously known as Health Education England, now NHS England. Work is continuing to harmonise the new NHS England recruitment service and any reference to Health Education England will be updated in due course. More information about the transition to the new NHS England is available here.
Education and Training Quality Improvement and Performance
- To emphasise the importance and promote the development of a quality learning environment for all learners.
- To support Postgraduate Deans in meeting all HEE statutory requirements.
Patient Safety and Healthcare Quality Improvement
- Assist in the development of quality processes which are complementary across the healthcare workforce.
- To support the use of clinical skills training and simulation (where appropriate/applicable), stressing the importance of teamwork and human factors.
School Programme Management
- To oversee the Specialtys Regional Training Programme and advise Postgraduate Deans and Heads of School on the following matters:
- Specialty-specific matters and trainee/trainer concerns;
- Recruitment to training posts and programmes;
- Postgraduate programme management, including assessments, progression, rotations, support and remediation, OOP management, trainee management, careers support, less than full-time training, inter-deanery transfer, academic training and other related work-streams.
- To provide reports to the Specialty Training Committee and School Board
- To complete the annual school development plan
Educational and Workforce Development
To advise and support the Postgraduate Dean in educational and workforce development elements, including professional development of the educational faculty
- To support compliance with requirements particularly with regard to the supervision and support for trainees and learners.
- To identify learning needs and support provision of educational appraisal, educator development and resource for faculty, trainees and learners.
- To create and promote shared learning opportunities to increase effective inter-professional working across the School.
Intelligence Support/ provision
- To ensure local intelligence processes inform quality management processes.
- To engage with information systems (trainee database, post establishments).
Strategic Workforce Development and Commissioning
- To contribute to workforce planning, ensuring clinical engagement with local and national workforce planning processes.
- To develop educational programmes where needed to support achievement of curriculum competencies, engaging with commissioning processes as required.
- To identify and support the implementation of alternative workforce solutions within the School.
- To advise the Postgraduate Dean on commissioning and decommissioning activities.
- To engage with financial business planning processes and associated School budgets as needed.
- To ensure compliance with procurement requirements.
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.Secondments
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.
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