Vacancies in the South West Division

Find out about the exciting opportunities currently available in the South West Division.

Our values underpin everything we do, and what we expect from our staff and members involved in College work. You can find more information on Our values and behaviours page.

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

To apply for the following posts please forward an up-to-date CV to Abigail Watts. You may also wish to include a brief note in support of your application, although this is not essential.

  • Regional Specialty Representative – Academic Faculty
  • Regional Specialty Representatives – Addictions Faculty (two posts)
  • Regional Specialty Representatives - Eating Disorders Faculty
  • Regional Specialty Representatives – Old Age Faculty (two posts)
  • Regional Specialty Representative – Medical Psychotherapy Faculty

All substantive consultants and specialty doctors who are full, current Members, Fellows, Specialist Associates or Affiliates of the College and are members in good standing with the College are eligible to apply.

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

Closing date for applications: 12 January 2024

Our local Retired Doctors group is very active and we are seeking an additional Retired Doctors Representative to represent and support retired doctors in the South West Division.  

As part of this role, you would provide an important communication link between the South West Division Executive Committee and members; and facilitate local networks, divisional activities and events that are designed to represent and support retired doctors in the region.

If you would like to apply for this role, please forward an up-to-date CV 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 South West Retired and Resting Psychiatrists page.

View the South West Retired Doctors Representative job description

Closing date for applications: 12 January 2024

Here in the South West we're passionate about improving recruitment to Psychiatry Core Training.  We are seeking two Divisional Recruitment Co-Leads to co-ordinate activities in the Peninsula and Dorset areas of the South West Division.

If you would like to apply for this role, please forward an up-to-date CV 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 Recruitment Strategy page.

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

Closing date for applications: 12 January 2024

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 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 page.

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

Closing date for applications: 12 January 2024

The College is looking to establish an equality champions network that is focused on supporting the collective interests of people to enhance diversity and reduce inequalities. As an Equality Champion you would engage in local initiatives to promote equality and implement the action plans proposed by the Equality taskforce and help expand upon traditional diversity efforts needed to truly build an inclusive workforce.

More information about the role is available on the Devolved Council and Division Executive Committee job descriptions page.

To apply for this post please forward an up-to-date CV to Abigail Watts. You may also wish to include a brief note in support of your application, although this is not essential. 

Closing date for applications: 12 January 2024

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, please contact Abigail Watts at the Division office.

Division Newsletter Associate Editor job description

Closing date for applications: 12 January 2024

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.

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