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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/12/2020.

Digital Education Project Lead

Job Reference: 220-CORP-2730272

Whittington Health
Digital Learning Project Lead/Fellow
Whittington Hospital, London
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum + HCAs pro-rata

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To comply with the Trust’s Safeguarding Children and Adults policies, procedures and protocols. All individual members of staff (paid or unpaid) have a duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults This will require you to:

  • Ensure you are familiar with and comply with the London Child Protection Procedures and protocols for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people.
  • Ensure you are familiar and comply with the London Multi Agency Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Pan London Procedures.
  • Ensure you are familiar and comply with local protocols and systems for information sharing.
  • Know the appropriate contact numbers and required reporting lines.
  • Participate in required training and supervision.
  • Comply with required professional boundaries and codes of conduct
    Whittington Health is committed to safeguarding all children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Digital Learning Project Lead/Fellow

Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME)

Full-time, fixed term for 6 months

Whittington Health has an excellent reputation for training medical and healthcare professionals. We are planning to further enhance through the development of our digital education resources.

In 2021, the Trust is introducing a new learning management system front end (LMS) to significantly improve staff experience of mandatory training as well as improving access and mobility of learning. The PGME Team has secured funding to appoint a project lead to develop our digital education specifically for doctors in training and we are seeking an individual who combines experience and knowledge in learning technologies with an understanding of the professional training needs of doctors to lead on this project.

The ideal candidate will have a sound understanding of principles of online learning, and what makes an excellent learning experience. Experience of using virtual learning environments as a content developer is required, along with high levels of technical ability and in-depth knowledge of creating content using the full VLE toolkit. For the project management element of the role you’ll need excellent organisational skills as well as strong oral and written communication skills. We’ll need a good team player, who will be able to quickly build collaborative relationships with clinical and professional services colleagues across the Trust.

This post would be equally suitable for a digital education professional with experience of the medical/healthcare sector or for a Medical Education Fellow in Core or Higher training with the appropriate digital learning skills set and experience.

The contract will be for a minimum of 6 months with the possibility of extension up to 8 months.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameJohn MasihJob titlePostgraduate Medical Education ManagerEmail addressj.masih@nhs.netTelephone number(020) 7288 5802

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  4. Employment at Whittington Health is offered subject to successful completion of a 6 month probationary period for all staff with the exception of GMC Registered Doctors.

Other important information

  • Applications are welcome from people wishing to job share or work flexible patterns. We are committed to equal opportunities.
  • In submitting an application form, you authorise Whittington Health NHS Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

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From April 2017, Tier 2 visa applicants and their adult dependant(s) will be required to provide a criminal record certificate from each country they have lived in consecutively for 12 months or more in the past ten years.

We would welcome applications from individuals who are from underrepresented groups in the organisation.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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