Divisions and Devolved Nations elections

Nominations for Division and Devolved Nation roles open at noon on 2 December and close at noon on 27 January 2023. 

You can see the full list of vacancies below along with FAQs about Division and Devolved Nation elections.

Vacancies

Vacancies

  • Education and Training Committee Representative

The term of office for this post is four years. Please read the job description for the role and ensure you're able to fulfil the key responsibilities before agreeing to stand.

Find out more about the work of the RCPsych in Scotland.

See the current list of Devolved Council members

Vacancies

  • Vice-Chair
  • Devolved Council Member (Two vacancies)

The term of office for these posts is four years. Please read the job description for the role and ensure you're able to fulfil the key responsibilities before agreeing to stand.

Find out more about the work of the RCPsych in Wales

See the current list of Devolved Council members

Vacancies

  • Devolved Council Member (Four vacancies)

The term of office for this post is four years. Please read the job description for the role and ensure you're able to fulfil the key responsibilities before agreeing to stand.

Find out more about the work of the RCPsych in Northern Ireland.

See the current list of Devolved Council members

Vacancies

  • Education and Training Committee Representative 
  • Executive Committee Member (Two vacancies)

The term of office for these posts is four years. Please read the job description for the role and ensure you're able to fulfil the key responsibilities before agreeing to stand.

Find out more about the work of the Eastern Division

See the current list of committee members

Vacancies

  • Vice-Chair

The term of office for these posts is four years. Please read the job description for the role and ensure you're able to fulfil the key responsibilities before agreeing to stand.

Find out more about the work of the London Division.

See the current list of committee members

Vacancies

  • Vice-Chair
  • Financial Officer
  • Executive Committee Member (Two vacancies)

The term of office for these posts is four years. Please read the job description for the role and ensure you're able to fulfil the key responsibilities before agreeing to stand.

Find out more about the work of the North West Division.

See the current list of committee members

Vacancies

  • Financial Officer
  • Executive Committee Member (Three vacancies)

The term of office for these posts is four years. Please read the job description for the role and ensure you're able to fulfil the key responsibilities before agreeing to stand.

Find out more about the work of the Northern and Yorkshire Division

See the current list of committee members

Vacancies

  • Vice-Chair
  • Education and Training Committee Representative
  • Executive Committee Member (Four vacancies)

The term of office for these posts is four years. Please read the job description for the role and ensure you're able to fulfil the key responsibilities before agreeing to stand.

Find out more about the work of the South Eastern Division.

See the current list of committee members

Vacancies

  • Vice-Chair
  • Financial Officer
  • Executive Committee Member (One vacancy)

The term of office for these posts is four years. Please read the job description for the role and ensure you're able to fulfil the key responsibilities before agreeing to stand.

Find out more about the work of the South West Division.

See the current list of committee members

Vacancies

  • Education and Training Committee Representative
  • Executive Committee Member (two vacancies)

The term of office for this post is four years. Please read the job description for the role and ensure you're able to fulfil the key responsibilities before agreeing to stand.

Find out more about the work of the West Midlands Division.

See the current list of committee members.

Division and Devolved Nation election FAQs

Members and Specialist Associates who are members of the Division or Devolved Nation can stand for election.

The timetable for 2023 elections is as follows:

Date 
2 December 2022 (noon)Nominations open
27 January 2023 (noon)Closing date for submission of nominations
22 March 2023Voting opens
19 April 2023Voting closes
20 April 2023Results of elections declared
TBC July 2023Terms of office begin at AGM

Information you'll need to provide

  • The names, email addresses and membership numbers of your proposer and seconder, they must be Members or Specialist Associates.
  • A supporting statement of appropriate word length. The word limit is 500 words for Chair and Vice-Chair positions and 200 words for Financial Officer, ETC Rep and Executive Committee Member positions.
  • You'll also be asked to confirm your good standing with the GMC and with regard to College membership fees.

Submitting your nomination

Nominations must be submitted through the Civica Election Services nomination platform.

You can save your nomination and return to it at a later date. If you forget to complete, we'll send you a reminder when the deadline is approaching.

Once you've finished your nomination you can submit it and within 24 hours you'll receive email confirmation of your submission.

Please read our canvassing code which sets out the rules on canvassing during elections.

Further questions

If you have a question about an executive committee job role, such as term of office, frequency of meetings etc., please contact the manager of that Division/Devolved Nation.

For any other questions about elections that have not been answered here, please contact the elections team on elections@rcpsych.ac.uk.

 

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