Psychiatric Trainees Committee (PTC) elections

Nominations for Psychiatric Trainees Committee 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 Psychiatric Trainees Committee elections.

Vacancies

Vacancies

Three trainees to represent the RCPsych in Northern Ireland, one of whom must be a pre-membership trainee (PMPT), one of whom must be a post-membership trainee (Member) and the third may be of either membership grade.

The term of office for these posts is two 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 PTC.

Vacancies

Three trainees to represent the Eastern Division, one of whom must be a pre-membership trainee (PMPT), one of whom must be a post-membership trainee (Member) and the third may be of either membership grade.

The term of office for these posts is two 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 PTC.

Vacancies

Six trainees to represent the London Division, two of whom must be a pre-membership trainee (PMPT), two of whom must be a post-membership trainee (Member) and the final two may be of either membership grade.

The term of office for these posts is two 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 PTC.

Vacancies

Three trainees to represent the Northern and Yorkshire Division, one of whom must be a pre-membership trainee (PMPT), one of whom must be a post-membership trainee (Member) and the third may be of either membership grade.

The term of office for these posts is two 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 PTC.

Vacancies

Three trainees to represent the South West Division, one of whom must be a pre-membership trainee (PMPT), one of whom must be a post-membership trainee (Member) and the third may be of either membership grade.

The term of office for these posts is two 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 PTC.

Psychiatric Trainees Committee elections FAQs

Pre- and post-membership trainees who are members of the Division/Devolved Nation can stand for election.

The timetable for 2023 elections is as follows:

Date 
2 December 202 (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 trainees in the same Division/Devolved Nation.
  • A supporting statement of 200 words.
  • 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 a PTC job role, such as term of office, frequency of meetings etc., please contact the training and workforce team on ptcsupport@rcpsych.ac.uk.

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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