Executive Committee vacancies 

Deputy Regional Advisor: North West Region

Deputy Regional Advisers work closely with the Regional Advisor and Regional Specialty Representatives within their region. They are responsible for gathering and collating information about workforce and for working with the Regional Specialty Representatives on the assessment and approval of Consultant and Specialty Doctor Job Descriptions. They act on behalf of the Regional Advisor in their absence. Applicants interested in the role need to have been in a substantive consultant post within the NHS for at least 3 years. These posts suit enthusiastic, experienced consultants who have the confidence of their colleagues and who wish to become involved in and contribute to College Activities. The tenure of the office is five years.  

Deputy Regional Advisor Job Description


Regional Specialty Representative vacancies

  • General & Adult: North West Region (shared)
  • Old Age: North West Region (shared)
  • Medical Psychotherapy: Division Wide 

Regional Specialty Representatives are appointed locally to support Regional Advisors and Deputy Regional Advisors, by providing expert advice on their Psychiatric sub specialty.

They are the main link between the Faculty and Division Executive and although attendance at Division Executive Committee meetings in not a mandatory requirement for this role, attendance at the Regional Advisor meetings is considered a necessary part of the role (meetings take place yearly) and regular contact with the Regional Advisor, Deputy Regional Advisor and the Division Office is essential. 

The recommended term is 5 years though this can vary depending circumstances. The roles can also be taken up as a shared role with another colleague, or alongside any other existing College role.   

Regional Speciality Representative Job Description 

If you’re interested in any of the positions above please contact Jennifer McCartney.

You will be asked to supply the following:

  •   Your CV including details of two referees
  •   A brief supporting statement 

Assessors on Advisory Appointment Committees

If you’ve 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 have a number of vacancies.  We urgently need representatives in all psychiatric specialties and in all regions.

For further details please visit the College Assessor Webpage

If you are interested in becoming a College Assessor please contact Jennifer McCartney.

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