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Medical Education Faculty Facilitator

Medway NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
4 Oct 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Medical Education Faculty Facilitator

Division: Corporate

Care Group: Medical Directorate

Band: 5

Salary: �28,407 - �34,581 per annum

Interview Date: Tuesday 10th October2023

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, flexible and organised Faculty Facilitator in Medical Education Services.

The Medical Education Service is responsible for developing, managing and delivering a range of high quality and cost effective educational services within the Trust to specifications required by the General Medical Council (GMC), and standards set out by NHS Education Kent Surrey & Sussex in delivering and supporting education and training requirements and outcomes to trainees at Medway Maritime Hospital.

We are recruiting for a Medical Education Faculty Facilitator who shares our ambition and vision to deliver the Best of Care by the Best People and has the drive to take us forward, by ensuring that the Trust continues to be the first choice for patients and our staff.

Main duties of the job

This role encompasses the following main areas of responsibilities:-

Oversee management, co-ordination, facilitation and administration of the Local Faculty Groups (LFGs) for designated specialties including Trainee in Action (TIA) meetings

This role encompasses three main responsibilities:-
  • Co-ordinating, facilitating and administering the Local Faculty Groups (LFGs) and the Local Academic Board (LAB)
  • Supporting the provision of specialty education programmes and induction processes
  • Supporting the service delivery of the Medical Education team function

  • This position is part of a larger team function with hybrid working from home/office after initial induction and training needs into the post are complete.

    Our values are Bold, Every Person Counts, Sharing and Open and Together. It is important that you understand and to refer to our values when completing your application and always reflect our values throughout your employment with the Trust.

    We are committed to endorsing diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion our policies / procedures ensure that all applicants are treated fairly at every stage of the recruitment process.

    To contribute to our exciting future and become part of our team, apply today.

    About us

    Here at Medway, we pride ourselves on working together as one to ensure that our shared vision of Better, Best, Brilliant is achieved. Our culture and values are what drives the Trust and is the heartbeat of who we are as an organisation.

    Our Trust is a great choice for people who want to develop their career in an ambitious environment.

    Would you like to work flexibly? In 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, for our patients and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement which will not mean sacrificing time for personal interests or family commitments. We aim to support you to work flexibly in a way that will suit you and us.

    All of our substantive & fixed term employees can enjoy a range of staff benefits, a gym, an active health and wellbeing programme, an on-site nursery and a cycle to work scheme.

    We are taking positive action to ensure that we can attract, recruit and retain the best talent and would welcome more applicants from under - represented groups to support the Trusts commitment to a diverse, inclusive and an employer of choice workforce.

    All staff at Medway comply the Trust's and the Kent and Medway Safeguarding Board's policies on safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults.

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    The post holder will be expected to work, in conjunction with the Medical Education Team, in the development of policies, procedures and on specified projects within the department for the delivery of Education as set out in the NHSE KSS Education Contract.

    The post holder will be required to liaise and communicate effectively with internal and external partners as part of the role will be to promote the facilities and resources of the Education Department.

    The post holder will be expected to work, in conjunction with the Medical Education Team in supporting doctors in training to meet their training outcome requirements as well as support education governance which supports delivery of quality training. See full job description for more information

    Person Specification



    • Educated to degree level or equivalent working experience
    • Certificate in Managing Healthcare Education or equivalent
    • Evidence of a commitment to ongoing personal development



    • Good understanding of the operational management of the NHS and the delivery of services
    • Knowledge of Postgraduate Education administration processes and an understanding of Specialty Training
    • Knowledge and expertise of how medical education and training is managed and delivered



    • Experience of working in Education and Training environment
    • Ability to take and produce high quality minutes
    • Experience in communicating complex, sensitive and confidential information



    • Excellent IT skills including proven abilities in using Microsoft Office Applications
    • Ability to operate with independent judgement and initiative
    • Excellent organisational skills and project management experience

    Values Based Question


    • Give an example of a time where you have demonstrated a 'can do' attitude (including the situation you were in) and the outcome

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Medway NHS Foundation Trust


    Medway Hospital

    Windmill Road


    ME7 5NY

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