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Final reminder: Scotland appointing 7 HCS professional leads – apply by 4 Mar

NHS Education for Scotland (NES) are looking to appoint seven professional leads to cover the postgraduate themes of Healthcare Science.

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Sessional appointments to support NES Healthcare Science have been supported by Scottish Government. These will to take forward quality assurance of Healthcare Science work-based training, and give wider speciality support to the NES programmes.

Seven posts will provide support to one or a combination of the Healthcare Science postgraduate ‘themes’. The themes are: Blood science; Infection science; Cell science; Genetics; Medical Physics; Clinical Engineering; Cardiac, Vascular, Respiratory and Sleep Science; Neurosensory Science; Gastrointestinal and Urodynamic Science; Bioinformatics. The posts are offered as 24-month fixed term secondments for 0.2 FTE at AfC grade 8b.

The priority is to recruit to those areas where we are now training STP Clinical Scientists to satisfy statutory regulation Standards of Education and Training, however NES plan a more inclusive application of these standards to the HCS community. This is a major expansion of NES Healthcare Science activity – essential to future developments.

More details of the appointment and how to apply are available from the NES recruitment website. Applications close 4 March 2015.

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