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Head of Training Royal College of Emergency Medicine

RCEM is a membership body working to ensure high quality care for patients by setting and monitoring standards of care in emergency departments, as well as providing expert guidance and advice on policy to relevant bodies on matters relating to emergency medicine.

  • Location: Hybrid
  • Salary: £53,000
  • Closing date: CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS

About the role

The Head of Training is a new role for the Royal College of Emergency Medicine, they will lead a team of 12, through 2 direct reports, and be responsible for the management, delivery, and development of RCEM’s training support services.

Reporting to the Director of Education, the Head of Training will be self-sufficient in leading core activity across the Training Department. This includes the delivery of trainee support and administration, development, and providing guidance to Officers outside the organisation, and individuals on matters relating to trainees and training.

They will work closely with the Chair of the Training Standards Committee (TSC), the College Dean, and external stakeholders. The role will also work with the Advance Clinical Practitioners Forum, Physicians Associates, and other groups to ensure that College activities support their training and credentialing journey and provide excellent standards of service.

This is an exciting time to join as the Head of Training, the role will be key in improving existing processes and implementing new ones to ensure the effective running of a member centred service. This will include leading on the maintenance and development of the e-portfolio to ensure it is fit for purpose and meets users’ expectations and requirements.

You will also be responsible for curriculum reviews including reporting the GMC, the recruitment, induction and monitoring of assessors, and advising committees on the recruitment, training and retention of doctors and clinicians.

The Head of Training will need to work collaboratively across the RCEM, particularly with the International Team and the Examinations Team due to mixed and complicated pathways.

This will be high profile role in the College and play a key part in their growth and development ambitions. It will require you to be office based at least 5 days a month.

The Head of Training will need you to be a dynamic and nurturing line manager, who has experience of leading a team through change and understands how to develop individuals and bring out their untapped potential. You will also need to be operationally minded identifying and setting focused workstreams within a team to ensure maximum efficiency and effectiveness.

You will have demonstrable experience in implementing and/or improving processes to ensure excellent standards of service for members and trainees. Ideally you will also have experience of e-portfolios systems and ensuring they are being maximised to their full capabilities.

As the Head of Training, you will need to have knowledge of UK Postgraduate Medication Education, specialty curriculum development, and medical training processes.

This will allow you to liaise with curriculum advisory groups, make informed decisions on the different training pathways, and report with credibility to different stakeholder groups and committees.

You will have strong communication skills to set and manage expectations as well as liaise with internal senior colleagues to keep them in the loop of any potential issues or developments.

If you are someone with proven management experience in a medical education institute who is looking to take on the development and growth of a high profile department in a leading Royal Medical College then get in touch today for more details.


For further information about the role, or to arrange a confidential discussion, please contact our advising consultant at Peridot Partners:

Kristina Preston | kristina@peridotpartners.co.uk | 079312 38134

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About the Royal College of Emergency Medicine

The Royal College of Emergency Medicine works to ensure high quality care for patients by setting and monitoring standards of care in emergency departments, as well as providing expert guidance and advice on policy to relevant bodies on matters relating to Emergency Medicine.

The College aims to advance education and research in Emergency Medicine. It is responsible for setting standards of training and administering examinations in Emergency Medicine for the award of Fellowship and Membership of the College, as well as recommending trainees for CCT in Emergency Medicine.

In February 2015 the College was granted the title Royal, having previously being known as The College of Emergency Medicine after a Royal Charter was gained in February 2008.

The College now numbers over 10,000 Fellows and Members registered internationally and works to represent both its members and the interests of patients.

The College supports and takes an active interest in the work of the European Society for Emergency Medicine and the International Federation for Emergency Medicine.


For further information about the role, or to arrange a confidential discussion, please contact our advising consultant at Peridot Partners:

Kristina Preston | kristina@peridotpartners.co.uk | 079312 38134

Accessibility

Our accessibility provisions include:

  • Step-free access to the building, all key meeting rooms and bathrooms, and an accessible workstation
  • Accessibility dogs are welcome
  • Papers and materials can be presented in different formats
  • Working patterns and locations can be adjusted

If you have any further needs around accessibility, please get in touch with the advising consultant for a confidential chat on how we can best fulfil your needs:

Kristina Preston | kristina@peridotpartners.co.uk | 079312 38134

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    Closing date: 9 a.m. Friday 20th January 2023
    Candidates informed of outcome: by 5 p.m. Friday 27th January 2023
    First stage interviews: 9 a.m. Tuesday 31st January 2023
    Second stage interviews: w/c 6th February 2023

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