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Director of Medical Education

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Bodmin, Cornwall
£84,559 - £114,003 Per Annum Pro Rata
Closing date
19 Dec 2021

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Thank you for your interest in working for Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust prides itself in striving to be an employer of choice.

Our Trust objectives are:

  • Improve health and wellbeing and reduce inequalities by working in partnership and creating opportunities for our citizens.
  • Provide safe, high quality, timely and compassionate care and support, in local communities wherever possible, and informed by experience of people who use services.
  • Make Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly a great place to work in health and social care.
  • Working efficiently so health and care funding give maximum benefits.
  • Create the underpinning infrastructure and capabilities that are critical to delivering high quality care and support.

All external appointments to the Trust will be required to attend a full Trust Corporate Induction which will be held at Carew House, Beacon Technology Park, Dunmere Road, Bodmin, PL31 2QN.

At the NHS, we are reminded every day of how important life is. As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement whether that’s job share, part time or another flexible pattern.  In addition,  although the role advertised may have a ‘home’ office base indicated, we remain committed to supporting flexibility around workplace locations. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

Cornwall is a remarkable place to live and work, could it be the right place for you?

Director of Medical Education – 3PAs

Are you a forward-thinking, dynamic Consultant Psychiatrist interested in a senior educational leadership role? Do you have experience as a medical educator and recognise the importance of culture, engagement and nurturing the workforce of the future? The Cornwall Foundation Trust (CFT) medical directorate is expanding to offer this important senior medical educational and transformational role.

We are looking for a talented clinician and educator who will be responsible for the oversight and assurance of our medical education programmes. We wish to employ a substantive consultant with 3PAs dedicated to the DME role and further clinical sessions up to full-time. You will report to the Medical Director.

You will oversee the Department of Lifelong Medical Education, and working with Programme Leads and Clinical Tutors, you will assure the delivery of education in CFT for; Medical Students, Core Trainees, Physician Associates, Multi-Professional RCs and a CESR programme for IMGs. Our psychiatry and general practice trainees have high satisfaction and great exam success.

We are a Just Culture organisation and you will support staff to feel safe to speak up and inspired to make changes.

We have an active Research Department which continues to foster and sustain an organisational culture where research, development and innovation are at the core of the Trust’s business activities. As a cohesive and collaborative senior medical group we enjoy a range of academic opportunities through links with Exeter and Plymouth Universities and contribute to an ambitious research output.

We will provide an excellent monthly local CPD programme and training support. We would be happy to discuss a generous relocation package with you to enable you to settle in the county. The job description can be found at  201-MD-2021-DME-006

This is your opportunity to be a lead Psychiatrist supporting the further development of superb medical education, within a beautiful rural county with a rich and diverse landscape and vibrant communities.

For further information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact:   

Dr Adrian Flynn,

Medical Director CFT

01208 834609

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