London and South East (LaSE) Academic Foundation Programme Recruitment

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London and South East (LaSE) Academic Foundation Programme Recruitment August 2017

1.  Introduction

2.  Applying to the London and South East (LaSE) Academic Foundation Programme Academic Unit of Application

2a. Prospectus

2b. Programme Data

2c. Programme Data update schedule

2d. Person specification/appeals process

2e. Contact London and South East (LaSE) AFP recruitment

3.  Academic Foundation Programme - Video, Rough Guide and Compendium of Academic Competences

 

Academic Foundation Training programmes

London and South East (LaSE) Academic Foundation Programme Recruitment August 2017

1. Introduction

The application period for both Foundation Programmes and Academic Foundation Programmes is 2nd October 2017 to 13th October 2017.

LaSE AFP AUoA will undertake a shortlisting process and will invite short-listed applicants to attend an interview. LaSE AFP AUoA will be holding three interview sessions at Stewart House in London across three dates.

Thursday 30th November 2017

Wednesday 13th December 2017

Friday 05th January 2018

Applicants will be advised of the status of their LaSE AFP application on Thursday 16th November 2017. Interview slots will be bookable via Oriel and will be allocated on a first come first serve basis. Applicants invited to interview will be required to schedule their interview by 12:00 noon on Tuesday 21st November 2017. It will be assumed that applicants who do not schedule their interview by this deadline have declined the offer of an interview and will be withdrawn from the LaSE AFP process.

Directions and full postal addresses for Stewart House are available here. A copy of the travel expense claim form and associated guidance is also available here.

Details of the LaSE AFP interview process are available in the LaSE Academic Prospectus which is available to download from the right hand side of the page. Please ensure that you read it carefully.

Further information for applicants is available in the UKFPO FP/AFP 2018 Applicant's Handbook (see http://www.foundationprogramme.nhs.uk/pages/fp-afp/applicant-guidance) The handbook includes full details of each step of the process and what applicants need to do to prepare in advance.

Oriel can be accessed at http://www.oriel.nhs.uk/Web/Account/LandingPage

 

2. Applying to the London and South East (LaSE) Academic Foundation Programme Academic Unit of Application

2a. Prospectus

The London and South East (LaSE) AFP Prospectus for August 2018 entry contains detailed information about applying to the LaSE AFP AUoA. Programme details are contained in Appendix B. A copy is available to download from the right hand side of the page. Please ensure that you read it carefully.

LaSE AFP will not require you to submit a CV.

In response to a number of enquiries last year, this is to clarify that when applying to LaSE AFP AUoA you will not be required to upload evidence on the academic application form. However, you may be required to provide supporting evidence at a later date if requested to do so as part of an audit of applications.

 2b. Programme data

A spreadsheet summarising all of the available programmes is also available to download from the right hand side of the page. This has been created with an AutoFilter facility in case you wish to view a subset of data.

Successful applicants are recruited to a specific 4 month academic F2 post e.g. academic GUM. This post sits within a generic 2-year foundation programme with 5 other clinical placements, balanced to enable acquisition of foundation competences.

Please note that clinical placements are subject to change dependent on service need and are provisional until confirmed by the employing organisation.

 2c. Programme data update schedule

Provisional programme data is now available in Oriel and is also downloadable as a spreadsheet from this website. If any amendments are received the information available in oriel will be updated.

2d. Appeals process

A copy of the LaSE AFP recruitment appeals process willbe available to download from the right hand side of this page by 2 October.

2e. Contact London and South East (LaSE) AFP recruitment

If you have a query regarding any aspect of the process for applying for a LaSE academic foundation programme please contact us via https://lasepgmdesupport.hee.nhs.uk/support/home

3. Academic Foundation Programme - Video, Rough Guide and Compendium of Academic Competences

A video welcome and introduction to academic foundation programmes together with a copy of the Rough Guide to the Academic Foundation Programme and Compendium of Academic Competences are available at http://www.foundationprogramme.nhs.uk/pages/academic-programmes

 Full information on the London and South East (LaSE) Academic Foundation Programme Recruitment August 2017 can be found here