Vacancies in the South West Division

Deputy Regional Advisor - Severn Deanery and Dorset area

We are seeking a Deputy Regional Advisor to cover the Severn Deanery and Dorset area. The Deputy Regional Advisor will have a complementary role to that of the Regional Advisor and will act on their behalf in their absence.

All psychiatrists who have been at the consultant or specialist associate grade for three years or more may apply, including those retired from clinical practice. However, a current license to practice from the GMC is required and applicants must be members in good standing of the College.

If you would like to apply for this important role, please forward an up-to-date CV plus the name and contact details of 2 referees, who must be Fellows or Members of the College but not a member of the Education and Training Committee, together with a completed Good Standing form (DOC) to Abigail Watts.  You may also wish to include a brief note in support of your application, although this is not essential.

More information and the job description are available on the Regional Advisors and Specialty Representatives page.

Closing date for applications: 11 June 2022

Regional Specialty Representatives

To apply for the following posts please forward an up-to-date CV with the name and contact details of two referees, who must be Fellows, Members or Specialist Associates of the College but not a member of the Education and Training Committee, together with a completed Good Standing form (DOC) to Abigail Watts.  You may also wish to include a brief note in support of your application, although this is not essential.

  • Regional Specialty Representatives - Academic Faculty
  • Regional Specialty Representatives - Addictions Faculty
  • Regional Specialty Representative - Child and Adolescent Faculty
  • Regional Specialty Representative - Eating Disorders Faculty
  • Regional Specialty Representatives - Old Age Faculty
  • Regional Specialty Representative - Medical Psychotherapy Faculty
  • Regional Specialty Representative - General Adult Faculty (Peninsula and Channel Islands)

All psychiatrists who have been at the consultant or specialist associate grade for two years (one year with the agreement of the relevant Regional Advisor) or more may apply, including those retired from clinical practice. However, a current license to practice from the GMC is required and applicants must be members in good standing of the College.

More information and the job descriptions are available on the Regional Advisors and Specialty Representatives page.

Closing date for applications: 11 June 2022

Division Newsletter Associate Editors

Due to the success of our biannual e-newsletter, we are seeking Associate Editors from each region of the Division, to assist and deputise for the Editor. We are looking for people to bring new ideas to the newsletter, who are future-focused and interested in maintaining its sustainability as a valued resource for the Division. If you are a member and this is something you would like to get involved in, please contact Abigail Watts at the Division office.

Division Newsletter Associate Editor job description

Closing date for applications: 11 June 2022

Divisional Mentoring Lead

Do you have an interest in mentoring and/or coaching psychiatrists? The South West Division are seeking a Mentoring Lead to act as a 'champion' to oversee progress in mentoring and coaching within the region. If you would like to apply for this role, please forward an up-to-date CV plus the name and contact details of 2 referees, who must be Fellows or Members of the College but not a member of the Education and Training Committee, together with a completed Good Standing form (DOC) to Abigail Watts.  You may also wish to include a brief note in support of your application, although this is not essential.

Further information is available on the Mentoring and Coaching web page.

The job description is available on the Executive Committee Job Descriptions page.

Closing date for applications: 11 June 2022

Wellbeing Champion

The RCPsych Wellbeing Committee is creating a network of Wellbeing Champions across the UK to support psychiatrists locally and to be a link between individuals, trusts and the College. We are seeking a Wellbeing Champion to support this initiative within the South West Division. If you would like to apply for this role, please forward an up-to-date CV plus the name and contact details of 2 referees, who must be Fellows or Members of the College but not a member of the Education and Training Committee, together with a completed Good Standing form (DOC) to Abigail Watts.  You may also wish to include a brief note in support of your application, although this is not essential.

The job description is available on the Executive Committee Job Descriptions page.

Closing date for applications: 11 June 2022

Specialty Doctor Representative

We are seeking a Specialty Doctor Representative to support specialty doctors in the Division and to act as an important link between the South West Division Executive Committee and the national Specialty Doctors' Committee.

If you are a member that has at least 12 months' experience within the South West Division and would like to apply for this position, please submit a CV and covering letter addressed to the Chair of the Committee and send this to James Compagnone.

The job description is available on the Specialty and Associate Specialist Doctors' Committee members page.

Assessors on Advisory Appointment Committees

We need Assessors in all specialties in the south west. Anyone wishing to apply for this important College role can find more information on the College Assessors page.

If you have held a substantive consultant appointment for at least three years and would like to apply for this post please email Abigail Watts with an up-to-date CV.

Please note

In accordance with the College's Supplemental Charter, Bye-Laws and Regulations, all elected posts in the College are open to Specialist Associates.

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