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Vacancy on the Specialist Advisory Committee for Dental Public Health

Background

The Specialist Advisory Committee in Dental Public Health recommends its curriculum and assessments to the General Dental Council (GDC). It strives to provide a comprehensive, structured and balanced specialist training programme. By working in conjunction with the Deaneries and other key stakeholders, the SAC ensures that its trainees satisfactorily complete their prescribed programme of choice. The SAC reports directly to the Joint Committee of Postgraduate Training in Dentistry

Posts

The Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow is currently seeking one nomination to fill a vacancy on the SAC in Dental Public Health.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Current Fellow of this Faculty;
  • Active in postgraduate training and engaged in clinical practice;
  • On the Specialist List in Dental Public Health;
  • In good standing with the GDC and not currently under investigation.

Desirable Criteria

  • Good knowledge of specialist training within the appropriate Specialty;
  • Enthusiastic;
  • Pro-active;
  • Able to complete term of office before retirement.

Roles and Responsibilities

Nominees should attend SAC meetings twice a year, normally held in March and September at the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Travel expenses will be paid for by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. A brief report of each meeting should be submitted to Dental Council.

Term of Office

The term of office will be for five years, non-renewable.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send in your full CV together with an expression of interest (stating your reasons) to: dental@rcpsg.ac.uk

Closing Date

The closing date for applications is noon on Friday 28 April 2017.


Associate Director of Medical Examinations

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow wishes to appoint an Associate Director of Medical Examinations. Those Fellows of the College, who are appointed to our MRCP(UK) examiner panel, have extensive experience of examining in the MRCP(UK) examination and are currently practising as substantive NHS consultants, are eligible to apply for this role.

Role Purpose

The Associate Director will work primarily with the Vice President Medical, Director of Medical Examinations and the Examinations and Assessment team, to support the clinical leadership role in all medical examinations offered by the College

The postholder will work alongside and support the Director of Medical Examinations.

Informal enquiries can be made to:

Dr Brian Murphy
Director of Medical Examinations
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
232-242 St Vincent Street, Glasgow G2 5RJ
Email: brianmurphy1@nhs.net

How to apply

Please forward a covering letter and your CV, including details of your qualifications, personal qualities, suitability for and reasons for wishing to undertake the role, to:

Mrs E Mitchell
PA to Chief Executive Officer
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
232-242 St Vincent Street, Glasgow G2 5RJ
(e) liz.mitchell@rcpsg.ac.uk
(t) 0141 465 7258

The closing date for applications is noon on Friday 24 March 2017.

Interviews will be held in the College during the afternoon of Thursday 6 April 2017.


MRCP(UK) Trainee Representatives

The Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK is seeking to appoint four trainee representatives to the following roles:

  • Two trainee representatives to the Management and Policy (MaP) Board
  • Two trainee representatives to the Part 1 Examination Board

MRCP(UK) regards trainee involvement in the management and organisation of its examinations as essential. Successful applicants will become full members of the board, and actively participate in its work and projects. They will be expected to promote the viewpoint of trainees in the development of the overall strategy and policy of the MRCP(UK) and Specialty Certificate examinations.

Working with our examinations will give you the opportunity to network with senior colleagues; take part in challenging discussions; become involved with the next generation of physicians; and shape the future of the profession. It is crucial that the MRCP(UK) examinations are shaped by physicians who represent the workforce and reflect NHS medicine at its best.

For the Part 1 Examination Board roles you will also keep your medical knowledge up-to-date and gain continuing professional development by ensuring that questions are up-to-date and relevant to clinical practice.

Applicants should meet the following criteria to be eligible to apply:

  • Hold MRCP(UK) and be a member of one of the three Colleges
  • Be registered with a licence to practise and in good standing with the General Medical Council
  • Be up-to-date with relevant national guidelines, the requirements of their training programme, and their employer’s equality and diversity training and appraisal process

A full list of each post’s responsibilities is set out in:

  • The Responsibilities and Duties of the Trainee representative as a member of the MaP
  • The Responsibilities and Duties of a Part 1 Board Member.

Further details about our trainee representatives can be found at https://www.mrcpuk.org/get-involved/trainee-representatives.

These are non-salaried positions, although all reasonable expenses and travel costs incurred in travelling to meetings will be met by MRCP(UK) Central Office in line with the Federation expenses policy.

Trainee representatives will be appointed for a period of three years, and post-holders will be required to demit once they have completed their training. Attendance at meetings is monitored and members may be asked to step down if they fail to attend regularly. The next meeting dates for these Boards are:

  • MaP: 18 May 2017 – London
  • Part 1: 6 & 7 June 2017 – Glasgow

If you would like to apply for any of these roles, please send a one-page covering letter outlining your suitability for the post and an up-to-date CV to Jennifer O’Hea at policy.officer@mrcpuk.org . The closing date for applications is Friday 31 March.


Faculty of Dental Surgery Regional Advisors (3 Posts)

Locations: Merseyside, South West England and East of England

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow is the only multidisciplinary Royal College in the UK. With over 13000 members who are physicians, surgeons, dental professionals, travel medicine and podiatric medicine specialists our aim is “to provide career support to membership through education, training, professional development, examinations and assessment, whilst acting as a charity and leading voice on health issues in order to set the highest possible standards of health care.”

The Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow is one of the world’s leading bodies for dental health professionals. With its whole-team approach, it develops, delivers and supports a high quality programme of education and continuing professional development. It is internationally recognised for setting standards in examinations and assessments for the dental profession to ensure the best possible care for patients worldwide.

Vacancies for the post of Regional Advisor now exist in the followings geographical locations;

  • Merseyside
  • South West England
  • East of England

Role and Responsibilities

Working as part of a UK wide network of dental, medical and surgical advisors, and with direction and support from the Faculty and the College, the Faculty of Dental Surgery Regional Advisor will promote the benefits of Faculty membership in their locality and develop a local network of Fellows and Members who can work together and support each other in promoting College wide activities. The main responsibilities of the Regional Advisor are to:

  • identify and recruit new members to the Faculty, encouraging those eligible to apply for Fellowship and acting as sponsor where appropriate
  • develop, promote and facilitate educational activities locally
  • promote and publicise the Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery Part 1 and 2 examinations
  • provide support to dentists early in their careers
  • liaise with undergraduate programme leaders in local university dental hospitals.
  • provide advice, guidance, support and networking opportunities to Fellows and Members locally

Person Specification

The Faculty of Dental Surgery Regional Advisor will normally be a Fellow of the Faculty in good standing. S/he will have a proven commitment the profession and be able to demonstrate leadership, initiative, enthusiasm and professional expertise towards this important representative role.

Communication

The Faculty of Dental Surgery Regional Advisor will be accountable to the Director of the Dental Membership Services Board through the Faculty Secretary and Head of Membership Services.

The Regional Advisor will work closely with, and be supported by the Dental Faculty Office Bearers and staff across College.

Term

The term of office will be 4 years with the option to apply for a further term of 4 years.

Remuneration

The post of Regional Advisor is voluntary although all reasonable expenses associated with the role will be paid by the College in line with our normal policies and procedures.

Closing Date

Expressions of interest and an up-to-date CV should be sent to dental@rcpsg.ac.uk no later than 24 March 2017 For more information or an informal discussion please contact Ms Lynnsey Crane, Director of the Dental Membership Services Board via the above email address.


Consultant members on MRCP(UK) Scenario Writing Group

The Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK is seeking to appoint new Consultant members to the MRCP(UK) Scenario Writing Group (SWG), which is responsible for producing new scenarios for stations 2 and 4 of the PACES Examination. We are looking to appoint six Consultants, in any of the following specialties: Cardiology, Geriatric Medicine, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Infectious Diseases, Dermatology, Neurology, Nephrology, Respiratory Medicine, Rheumatology, or Haematology.

Successful applicants will attend be expected to generate station 2 and 4 scenarios as directed by the Chair of the SWG and the MRCP(UK) Scenarios Editorial Committee (SEC); ensure the academic objectives in terms of scenario writing and producing assessment materials are met; assist in any review of the scenario writing process to ensure sufficient scenarios of quality are produced; and keep abreast of developments in the world of medical education and medical practice ensuring the assessment material remains up-to-date and relevant to the curriculum and meets the standards required by the General Medical Council (GMC).

Applicants will be expected to attend meetings and participate in training as required. This includes attending the next training day on Tuesday 14 November 2017 at the Royal College of Physicians, London from 10.30am–5pm.

Applicants should meet the following criteria to be eligible to apply:

  • Hold the MRCP(UK) or an equivalent postgraduate diploma
  • Hold a Consultant position in Cardiology, Geriatric Medicine, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Infectious Diseases, Dermatology, Neurology, Nephrology, Respiratory Medicine, Rheumatology, or Haematology
  • Be registered with a licence to practice and in good standing on the GMC register
  • Be up-to-date as appropriate with relevant national guidelines, CPD requirements, employer’s equality and diversity training and appraisal process
  • Be able to attend the meetings of the SWG (one meeting annually held in Crewe, England and one annual training day) and take on work between the meetings.

This is a non-salaried position, although all reasonable expenses and travel costs incurred in travelling to meetings will be met by MRCP(UK) Central Office in line with the Federation expenses policy. The Federation awards CPD credits for participation in scenario writing activities.

The tenure of Consultant appointments is five years. Subject to mutual agreement with the Chair individual tenure may be extended by up to a maximum of five years to ensure orderly succession planning. Attendance at meetings is monitored and members may be asked to step down if they fail to attend regularly.

If you would like to apply for this role please send a one-page covering letter outlining your suitability for the post and an up-to-date CV to Kate Fitzpatrick at station2and4@mrcpuk.org. The closing date for applications is Friday 21 April 2017.

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