Associate Post Graduate Dean

04 Sep 2017
17 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Contract

Associate Post Graduate Dean
(APGD): Grief and Bereavement 

As APGD you will lead a small, friendly, and enthusiastic team to develop and deliver the NES grief and bereavement workstream which focusses on improving medics’ communication at and around the time of death. This work commenced in NES in 2014,is sponsored by the Scottish Government, and has steadily been gaining national acclaim. 

The work will include:

  • leading, developing and delivering two grief and bereavement training frameworks
  • leading the development of a comprehensive educational resource and assessment toolkit to facilitate implementation of the frameworks
  • representing NES at national and UK grief and bereavement meetings, facilitating conference workshops, and the production of associated publications
  • continuing to establish and promote joint working with a wide range of stakeholders including the Scottish Government, GMC, UK Medical/ Foundation Schools, Specialty Training Boards and Royal Colleges. 

Up to 2PAs fixed term for 2 years in the first instance. Based in Scotland. Flexible start date. 

Closing date: 17th September 2017.

Applications are invited from consultants, senior career grade doctors, and General Practitioners who have relevant experience as itemised in the job description and person specification. For further information and to apply online please click the apply button.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Dr Janice Turner ( Website ( Twitter (@NES_Bereavement).

NES is an education and training body and a special health board within NHS Scotland, with responsibility for developing and delivering education and training for the healthcare. 

Committed to Equal Opportunities 
Quality education for a healthier Scotland

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