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South Eastern Division Regional Vacancies

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Wessex Region

There is currently a vacancy for a Deputy Regional Advisor in the Wessex Deanery.

The Deputy Regional Advisor will have a complementary role to that of the Regional Advisor and will act on their behalf in their absence.

Anyone interested in taking up this post should forward an up to date CV, along with a statement containing a short profile of the attributes and experience they feel they could bring to the post and also reflect on the time commitment required in meeting of deadlines assuring your capacity to act in the advisory role.

Deputy Regional Advisor Job Description

For more details on the Wessex vacancy please contact Roslyn Penning in the Divisions Office



There are currently a number of posts available for Regional Specialty Representatives within the South Eastern Division. 

Vacancies have arisen in the following specialties due to the current post holder reaching the end of their tenure or the post is currently vacant.

Representatives for the following specialties are required:

KSS Region

  • Academic 
  • Child & Adolescent
  • Eating Disorders
  • Old Age
  • Neuropsychiatry
  • Rehab & Social   

Oxford Region

  • Child & Adolescent
  • Eating Disorders
  • Forensic
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Liaison 
  • Neuropsychiatry 

Wessex Region

  • Academic
  • Addictions
  • Child & Adolescent
  • Eating Disorders 
  • Liaison
  • Medical Psychotherapy
  • Neuropsychiatry
  • Rehab & Social   

Anyone interested in taking up one of these posts should forward:

  1. A copy of their CV
  2. The names and contact details of two referees. The referees must be fellows or members of the College, but should not hold office on the College Education Training and Standards Committee.
  3. A statement containing a short profile of the attributes and experience they feel they could bring to the post (electronic copies only please).

Regional Specialty Representatives will:

  • have a keen interest in maintaining standards of Consultant and other career grade Psychiatrists
  • be full, current members of the College
  • have held a substantive Consultant post for at least three years
  • be in good standing with the College for CPD
  • be able to fufill the requirements of the post
  • have discussed the role with their employer and the employer is content to allow the time needed to carry out the role
  • be up to date with their membership flees.

Regional Representatives Job Description


The CV and statement should be sent via email to the Eastern & South Eastern Divisions Manager:

Roslyn Penning



College Assessors & Advisory Appointment Committees Vacancies

Assessors on Advisory Appointment Committees If you have been a consultant for more than three years, would you be interested in representing the College as an Assessor on Advisory Appointments Committees (AACs)? 

Assessors are crucial for ensuring that good practice is maintained at all AACs, and we currently have a number of vacancies.  We therefore urgently need representatives in all psychiatric specialties and in all regions (excluding Scotland).

For further details please visit the College Assessor web page. Applications can be emailed to Roslyn Penning in the Divisions Office.



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