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GPN Educational Lead

GPN Educational Lead

Posted 8 September by NHS National Services Scotland

**** COVID-19 - Please note that during this time all interviews will be conducted remotely. If successful you will also initially be working remotely in line with guidance from Scottish Government***

Who We Are
NHS Education for Scotland (NES) is an education and training body and a special health board within NHS Scotland, with responsibility of developing and delivering education and training for the healthcare workforce in Scotland.

The Medical Directorate is responsible to the NES Board and through the Board to Scottish Government for the commissioning and delivery of postgraduate medical education in Scotland.
Part of this remit involves supporting and managing the work of the General Practice Managers/Nurses development networks and training programmes.

What you'll do
We are looking to appoint an Educational Lead for General Practice Nursing part time (0.4 WTE) to strengthen the ongoing NES contribution in workforce development relating to delivery of our GPN education programmes. This will be delivered through various areas of activity.

Key tasks will include but are not restricted to;
• Support and lead the development, delivery and evaluation of the NES GPN Programme within the area of expertise. Workstreams may be national priorities and/or in sensitive policy areas.
• Support, lead and assist in the development of key activities within the scope of the workstreams
• Provide advice and guidance to clinical/non-clinical staff involved in the workstreams
• Assist the GPN Lead to implement policy or service development for the workstreams on an ongoing basis
• Gather research information from a wide range of sources to collate and undertake complex audits and surveys

What you'll bring
These will include but are not restricted to;
• Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council or the Health and Social Care Professionals Council
• Experience in practice of general practice nursing
• Knowledge and a broad understanding of the NES GPN Programme
• Ability to proactively and creatively identify new initiatives and innovations to support facilitation of learning
• Highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate sensitive and complex information

For an informal discussion about any aspect of this role, please contact Lynne Innes, National Co-ordinator for GPN and GPN Programme Leader at

CVs will not be accepted.

Closing Date: 17th September 2020

Interview Date: To be confirmed (Remote interviews via Microsoft Teams)

Reference: 40822891

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