GPST3 (Patch) Scholarship Programme (10 posts across the Peninsula area)

Scholarships: Core Job Description

  • Develop networking opportunities within the wider deanery and HEE teams and the local primary care community
  • Develop a project over the scholarship that is written up and presented
  • Attend key meetings within the GP Specialty Training programme (Patch) and the school
  • Keep a log of how and when their scholarship time is used and on what activity to ensure they remain within the additional time offered. This should be shared with their ES.
  • Promote their work to their GPST peers
  • Promote their work to their training practice and local trainer’s groups
  • Develop leadership and educational skills
  • Take opportunities to further management skills
  • Gain a better understanding of the local and national position of primary care in relation to CCGs, public health and secondary care.
  • Attend recruitment training and taking part in Stage 3 of the GP Recruitment Process
  • Work sustainably including sensible use of office equipment, facilities, and supplies, considering carbon expenditure when travelling, working electronically where possible
  • Adhere to the guidance and specific job description notes for their individual scholarship

  

 

 

 

 

 

  



 

 

GP ST3 (Patch) Leadership Scholarship Programme (5 posts; one per patch)

“Being the Patch Quality Improvement Project Champion” 


Specific Scholarship Job description

In addition to the general aims of the scholarship programme, the purpose of this programme is to offer the opportunity to develop leadership skills within the context of the NHS at CCG level, based at one of each of the five patches in the Peninsula Primary Care School footprint (Cornwall, Exeter, N Devon, Plymouth and Torbay). Such skills will help equip them for future appointments within clinical commissioning groups (CCGs), LETBs and the NHS as a whole.


Educational Opportunities
 

  • Undertake suitable leadership training opportunities
  • Gain understanding of the wider NHS community, including primary/secondary care interface
  • Direction, guidance and shadowing attachment from a senior member of the local clinical commissioning group (CCG)
  • Support from the patch APD or an experienced senior member of the local TPD team
  • Attendance at key strategic meetings with the local CCG and TPD team.

 

GP ST3 (Patch) Education Scholarship Programme (5 posts; one per patch)


Specific Scholarship Job description

In addition to the general aims of the scholarship programme, the purpose of this programme is to offer the opportunity to develop educational skills within the context of one of each of the five patches in the Peninsula Primary Care School footprint (Cornwall, Exeter, N Devon, Plymouth and Torbay). 


Educational Opportunities
 

  • Attendance on a one day educational supervision course
  • Attendance on a one day small-group facilitation course
  • Mentorship from an experienced senior member of their patch TPD team
  • Attendance at key TPD meetings within the patch and the school
  • Hands-on experience of teaching of medical students in their GP practice
  • Hands-on experience of educational input to ST1/2 in a GP practice
  • Hands-on experience of educational input to the GPST programme for ST1/2s

Scholar Person Specification

Criterion

Essential

Desirable

Qualifications

Current GPST2 whose ST3 training practice is within Peninsula PGME Footprint

BSc, or other relevant qualification

 

Excellent performance on Peninsula PGME GPST programme including evidence by ARCP reviews

Evidence of taking on additional roles and learning opportunities whilst in Peninsula PGME

Experience

Leadership role at undergraduate or postgraduate level

 
 

Experience of teaching at undergraduate or postgraduate level

Knowledge and/or experience in medical or educational research

Skills

Strategic thinking

 
 

Well developed verbal, written and presentation communication skills

 
 

Able to build effective professional working relationships

 
 

Computer literacy

 
 

Positive, proactive approach; “Can do” attitude.

 
 

Committed to personal development and continuous improvement of services

 
 

Awareness of the need for Sustainable Healthcare

 

Confidentiality and professionalism

Awareness of the sensitivities & confidentiality issues of working closely with the senior management team at Severn

 

Support

At training practice

 
 

From local educational team