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The Royal College of Psychiatrists Improving the lives of people with mental illness

Eastern Division Regional Vacancies

Changes to the Bye-Laws and Regulations of the College now means that Specialist Associates, will be able to vote in College elections and to stand for elected office in the College


Vacancies will arise in 2015 for the position of:

  • Financial Officer
  • ETSC Representative
  • Executive Committee Member (4 vacancies)

The term of office for these posts is four years.


Nomination Process and Closing Date


Members and Specialist Associates of the College in good standing who are members of the  Eastern Division are eligible to stand for election.  Candidates must be nominated by two College members by Monday 9 March 2015 using this form.



There is currently a vacancy on the Eastern Division Executive Committee for a Division Specialty Doctors' Committee Representative.  If you are interested in this role, please forward a copy of your CV and covering letter via email to Beverley Defreitas

Closing Date:  18 March 2015


Regional Specialty Representatives Required

There are currently a number of posts available for Regional Specialty Representatives within the 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:


  • Academic 
  • General Adult
  • Liaison
  • Medical Psychotherapy
  • Neuropsychiatry 


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 fulfil 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 fees.


Regional Specialty Representative Job Description


The CV and statement should be sent via email to:

Beverley Defreitas

Eastern & South Eastern Divisions Manager



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 Webpage.

Anyone interested in applying for this post should forward an up to date CV to: Beverley Defreitas


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