Enabling Environments Lead Assessor x 3

  • Location : London
  • Status : Secondment/Consultancy Agreement  (3 years)
  • Salary : £200-£300 per day, Minimum of 8 assessments (or 8 days) per year
  • Closing date : 10/01/2024
  • Interview date : 22/01/2024

We are recruiting for Enabling Environment Lead Assessors to work with the Enabling Environments team. The successful candidate will be an expert in relational practice. They will have experience studying, working in or being a recipient of, relational environments, such as Therapeutic Communities, Psychologically Informed Environments or Enabling Environments.     

The successful candidates will provide assessment for applicants of the Enabling Environment Award within the guidelines of the College Centre for Quality Improvement (CCQI). The Lead Assessor will assess services according to the criteria laid down within the Enabling Environment programme and make recommendations to the accreditation panel.  

The post holder will lead an assessment team to conduct in-service assessments in accordance with training and guidance provided. They will be responsible for providing a written report of the assessment, participate in quality assurance and moderation, and will work closely with the project team.  

Applicants must have an ability to assess evidence in a consistent manner, develop and deliver clear and constructive feedback, and write reports within required timeframes.  

We encourage applicants to visit the Enabling Environments webpage to find out more about the network.

This job reports to the Programme Manager at the Royal College of Psychiatrists. The role will involve travel, but it is expected that the EE Lead Assessor will conduct some elements using online platforms. Therefore, a good understanding and familiarity with technology is expected.    

The College values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community, reflecting the population it serves.  

We are committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and supportive culture, a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.  We aim to promote a more inclusive environment, which attracts all candidates and signals our commitment to celebrate and promote diversity. 

We will provide appropriate reasonable adjustments for candidates who may have a disability. 

We only recruit the best and in return for your commitment the College offers an attractive salary and benefits. 

We operate a hybrid working model of on-site and working from home/remote, which helps to ensure a flexible work-life balance.

For any queries, please email  

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: Wednesday 10 January 2024, 10am

Interview dateMonday 22 January 2024  via Microsoft Teams

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

We welcome applications from all sections of the Community.

The College is a proud member of the Disability confident employer scheme. A Disability confident employer will offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria (essential) for the job as defined by the employer. Please see candidate information pack for more information.


No agencies or publications please.