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GP Continuing Professional Development Regional Leads

Job Reference: 082-MD002-0119

Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW)
Medical Directorate
Ty Dysgu, Cardiff
£85,120 - £88,668

Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) is a new special health authority being established from 1 October 2018 to drive the transformation of the workforce in NHS Wales. We will have a wide range of functions including strategic workforce planning, workforce modernisation, education and training, careers and leadership development.

For more information on this vacancy please contact the recruiting manager, who will be pleased to discuss their employment opportunity with you.

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The organisation also reserves the right to close a vacancy early or withdraw an advertisement at any stage of the process, to enable internal staff requiring to be redeployed in suitable roles.

Posts may be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check and Professional Registration Check


An exciting opportunity has arisen for 3 GP CPD Regional Leads in the Revalidation Support Unit within Health Education & Improvement Wales


Pay Scale – GP Educator (GP00 – GP01 – depending on experience)

Location – Pan Wales (3 regions to be covered North, South West & South East)

Sessions – 1 session a week per post


On October 1 2018 a new statutory body within NHS Wales came into being, working across the health and education sectors. Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) oversees the strategic development of the health workforce in Wales, including workforce planning, leadership development and education commissioning. It sits alongside existing Health Boards and Trusts to be the eleventh member of the NHS Wales family.

This is an exciting opportunity for 3 fixed term GP CPD Regional Leads within Health Education & Improvement Wales. The post holders will be responsible for leading on the organisation, delivery and quality management of local CPD that meets the educational needs of the GP workforce within a defined region.

To apply please complete the application form on NHS Jobs which must include evidence to support the requirements as set out in the person specification.


Please reference which regional post, from the three outlined above you wish to apply for.


The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.


Closing Date: Wednesday 6th February 2019

Interview date:  Wednesday 20th February 2019


For further details/informal visits contact – Steffan Biggs, Senior Team Manager – Revalidation Support Unit


It is essential that your application demonstrates how you meet the job description / person specification for this post.

Applicants are invited to apply using the Welsh language.

Applicants requiring Tier 2 Sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome & will be considered alongside all other applications. Non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post; in these circumstances the Trust is unlikely to satisfy the resident labour market test.

By submitting your application, you are giving your permission to

  • Receiving your conditional appointment letter via email, which will contain personal information, e.g. your name, address, job details, salary scale;

  • Some elements of your data being transferred into the Electronic Staff Record & other workforce systems in order to support and manage your recruitment and employment within the organisation;

  • Recruitment checking your Professional Registration online, where applicable.

    These processes are in line with Fair and Lawful processing in line with current Data Protection Legislation especially those in relation to your personal or sensitive personal data (sensitive personal data is defined as any declared physical or mental health conditions, racial or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, trade union membership, political opinion, religious beliefs). As an organisation, we ensure that the legislation defining confidentiality is observed such as use of data for specific, defined purposes, and use of data that is relevant and not excessive whilst practicing data accuracy and security of all held personal identifiable information (PII)

    By completing the NHS Jobs application form, if successful you authorise the organisation to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR

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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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