Vacancies in the North West Division

We are looking to appoint enthusiastic and experienced Consultants and SAS Doctors to join the North West Division Executive Committee.

Elected Posts: The closing date for elected posts has been extended to midday 10 February 2023. Further information on how to stand for election is available on our Division and Devolved Nation elections page.

Appointed Posts: The closing date for appointed posts is 28 February 2023. If you would like to apply for one of the appointed roles please email northwest@rcpsych.ac.uk including:

Term of office

To be co-opted until the next election in 2023.

The term following the election is four years and a minimum of one PA per fortnight (including meetings).

Job purpose

The Vice Chair:

  • assists the Devolved Nation or Division Chair in conducting the business of the Executive Committee
  • maintains close contact with Executive Committee members to ensure completion of follow-up work between meetings.

Job description

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Term of office

To be co-opted until the next election in 2023.

The term following the election is four years and a minimum of one PA per fortnight (including meetings).

Job purpose

  • To ensure sound financial management of Devolved Nation or Division funds.
  • To act on behalf of the College Treasurer.

Job description

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Term of office

The term following the election is four years and a minimum of one PA per fortnight (including meetings).

Job purpose

To actively participate at all meetings and to undertake tasks delegated to subgroups or individuals.

Job description

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  • Academic: Division-wide
  • Eating Disorders: North West
  • Forensic: North West
  • General Adult: North West
  • Old Age (Shared): North West
  • Substance Misuse: Mersey region
  • Liaison: Division-wide

Regional Specialty Representatives are appointed locally to support Regional Advisors and Deputy Regional Advisors, by providing expert advice on their psychiatric subspecialty.

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

Regional Specialty Representative job description.

Term of office

Coterminous with Exec Committee role or co-opted for review at 12 months with a maximum term of four years.

Job purpose

To support, promote and amplify initiatives aimed at achieving equality and equity for all groups through helping with delivering RCPsych Equality Action Plan. We are looking to establish an equality champions network within the College that is focused on supporting the collective interests of people to enhance diversity and reduce inequalities.

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Term of office

Three years

Job purpose

The Deputy Mentoring Lead should be a Member of the College who has knowledge or an interest in mentoring and or/coaching for psychiatrists at all stages and levels of their career.

Job description

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Term of office

Three years

Job purpose

The Deputy Mentoring Lead should be a Member of the College who has knowledge or an interest in mentoring and or/coaching for psychiatrists at all stages and levels of their career.

Job description

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Term of office

Four years

Job purpose

The Deputy Recruitment Lead will work alongside the Recruitment Lead and should be a Member of the College who has knowledge or an interest in promoting psychiatry as a career in innovative ways to improve recruitment to Core Training level 1 (CT1).

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Term of office

Four years

Job purpose

To support the College’s workforce activity, each College Division will appoint a Workforce Lead whose principal task is to support and advise the College’s Workforce Committee through the provision of local intelligence on workforce issues. The College’s workforce activity is overseen by the Specialist Adviser for Workforce.

The Division Lead for Workforce should be a Member of the College who has knowledge and an interest in workforce matters relating to the recruitment and retention of psychiatrists.

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