Professional Development

Training and development to shape your career

We offer training in a range of clinical, administration, mentorship and leadership skills; we fund continued professional development modules; and we support GPs to pursue a portfolio career. 

 

Forthcoming training events are listed on the Events page.

Information about apprenticeships and career pathways is available on the Careers page.

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Portfolio careers for GPs

We know that, for some GPs, a diverse, portfolio career can be an attractive prospect. We provide opportunities and funding for GPs interested in a pursuing a specialist interest.

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Continued Professional Development (CPD)

Apply for funding to complete higher education modules at local higher education instututes as part of your continued professional development (CPD).

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Become a Mentor

We are providing an opportunity for you to develop your career by training to become a mentor for others working in primary care across North Kent.

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Become a Clinical Supervisor

North Kent Training Hub supports people working in primary care to develop their leadership and mentoring skills by training to be a clinical supervisor.

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Become a Practice Supervisor

Are you a registered professional (including Nursing Associates) who are interested in supporting and developing the future nursing workforce? Become a Practice Supervisor and help students develop during their education journeys.

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Become a Practice Assessor

Are you a Registered Nurse? You can become a Practice Assessor and help develop future nurses. You will support students and help them develop their professional competence and confidence.

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Clinical training

We run a regularly-updated programme of clinical training events, covering topics including contraception, travel health, ECGs, mental health, menopause awareness and more.

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Non-clinical training

We provide training with a non-clinical focus for people working in primary care across North Kent. Topics include management, leadership, and managing conflict and complaints.

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Clinical Leadership in Commissioning (CLIC Rotational Scheme)

The CLIC rotation is a 4 month module that comprises of 5 clinical sessions within a GP practice and 2 days within the commissioning activity.

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Fellowship Programme

Fellowships are designed to provide a twelve month experience of working in a specific clinical or system leadership field. Fellows would spend one day a week in a host organisation, such as: ICS, ICPs and Trusts. Two to three days in clinical practice and one day completing an academic qualification at one of Kent's two universities. Mentoring and supervision support is provided throughout the twelve months.