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Medical Education Manager

Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Upton Wirral
£35,392 to £42,618 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Job summary

Applications for flexible working will be considered alongside service needs

The Medical Education Manager (MEM) is professionally responsible to the Lead for Medical Education and Workforce Transformation.The MEM provides strategic direction, specialist medical training knowledge, planning and leadership to the Medical Education Team. This includes providing guidance and senior management support to the Lead of Medical Education and Workforce Transformation, the Deputy Director for Medical Education and Director of Medical Education (DME), particularly focusing on the interpretation and implementation of national policies and current legislation relating to medical training and service level agreements.The roles and responsibilities outlined in this job description demands in-depth managerial knowledge.The post encompasses management responsibility for the delivery and evaluation of professional teaching activity, training programmes, Continuing Professional Development activity, induction and skills training for junior doctors and specialty trainees.The post also involves financial management responsibilities associated with educational contracts, business planning and departmental policy and service development.

Main duties of the job

Please see attached Job Description for further information about the Medical Education Manager position available at WUTH.

About us

All new colleagues can expect to receive a warm and friendly Wirral welcome from the very first time they make contact with us. We are described as \competent and caring staff by our patients.

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is situated on The Wirral peninsula which has a stunning coastline and beautiful countryside surroundings, with great activities for its residents.

We are one of the largest and busiest acute Trusts in the North West of England, comprising of the Wirral's only Emergency Department. We provide a high quality range of acute care services and employ over 6,000 staff, who serve a population of approximately 400,000 people across Wirral, Ellesmere Port, Neston, North Wales and the wider North West footprint.

We have approximately 855 beds trust-wide and our financial turnover is in excess of �337m.

The Wirral is easily accessible with excellent transport links including motorway, train, bus or ferry and within easy reach to the major cities of Liverpool, Chester and Manchester as well as neighbouring North Wales.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description for further information about the Medical Education Manager position available at WUTH.

Person Specification

Qualifications, Specific Experience & Training


  • Educated to degree level or equivalent professional qualification or experience.
  • Demonstrable experience as a manager in an education or training role, or as a senior manager in the NHS
  • Experience of line managing teams and managers in a senior position.
  • Experience of strategic and operational thinking, policy/service development, business planning and decision making
  • Managing budgets in the public sector


  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education or relevant Postgraduate qualification
  • Experience of Quality assurance , audit and management of regulatory body inspection visits

Knowledge and Skills


  • Specialist, expert level knowledge of medical education training
  • Demonstrable understanding of the operational management of the NHS, and the delivery of services in a secondary or tertiary care environment
  • Confidence with Information Technology and Experience of using Microsoft Office especially Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and email
  • Ability to operate and analyse with a high degree of independent judgement and initiative
  • Highly advanced organisational skills and ability to coordinate and prioritise complex project


  • Clinical education methodology
  • Counselling and career adviser skills

Knowledge and Skills


  • Enthusiastic, resolute and flexible approach to work, including ability to motivate team members

Knowledge and Skills


  • Good working knowledge of performance management of services and staff
  • Strong team leadership and communication skills, with experience of managing people, conflict and negotiating change


  • Knowledge of GMC framework and statutory regulations

Personal Attributes


  • Approachable, polite and acts in a professional manner, and in line with all the trusts values and behaviours at all times.

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