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Patient Representative or Carer Representative x1 -Assessment Strategy Review

  • Location : London
  • Status : Fixed Term Contract until 1 December 2024
  • Salary : £140 per day and £70 per half day
  • Closing date : 21/07/2022
  • Interview date : 04/08/2022

The Royal College of Psychiatrists is seeking 1 Patient or Carer Representative to join the Assessment Strategy Review (ASR) committee. The successful applicant will have recent lived experience of mental health services or caring for someone with mental illness.

The Patient or Carer Representative will be an integral member of the committee, contributing personal views on the impact that any changes made as a result of the College’s assessment strategy might have on patients and carers of all ages. 

The ASR committee meets monthly, online via Teams at the moment, to discuss a range of issues relating to /the training and assessment of psychiatrists. It is investigating a range of options relating to assessment in the workplace and also in formal examinations. The majority of the committee are psychiatrists from across the UK.  

RCPsych has developed a high media profile and is a leading organisation in terms of equality and diversity. It was a recent winner of Charity of the Year at the European Diversity Awards. This is an excellent opportunity for patients and carers to contribute their perspectives on important mental health issues for Eating Disorders and be part of our ongoing strategy and communications development.

Please complete the enclosed application form and return it with an updated CV to HRrecruitment@rcpsych.ac.uk.

How to apply

For more information and instructions on how to apply, please download the following documents:

We welcome applications from all sectors of the community.

Closing date: Thursday 21 July 2022 at 10am

Interview date:: Thursday 4 August 2022 - by Microsoft Teams

The College is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Charity registration no. 228636

No agencies or publications please.