Officer for Ireland - volunteering opportunity

RCPCH Members are invited to apply for the role of Officer for Ireland. This role is the College's most senior leadership role for members residing in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. This is an exciting, challenging and rewarding role for members wishing to make a difference through engaging in policy and advocacy.
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About the Officer for Ireland Role

  • This role involves significant media and stakeholder engagement responsibilities, including meeting with Northern Ireland Ministers, politicians, government officials and senior leaders from partner and stakeholder groups including other Colleges and Health and Social Care organisations.
  • The Officer will oversee and co-ordinate the work of the RCPCH in Northern Ireland/ Ireland and ensure RCPCH objectives in Ireland are met, supported in their responsibilities by staff in the Policy and Public Affairs team in Northern Ireland and wider team at RCPCH HQ.
  • The Officer will organise, Chair, and attend three Ireland Executive Committee meetings per year.

The normal term of Office is three years with option of reappointment for a further two years. It is anticipated that the term of office will begin at the first RCPCH Council following election.

How to apply

You will need to complete our online form, including your up-to-date CV and a personal statement (up to 250 words) outlining your suitability and qualifications for this role. You'll also need to provide contact details of two nominators.

Apply for this role 

What happens next - election

If more than one application is received, a vote by electronic ballot will be held after the close of applications.

Those eligible to receive the voting information will be Fellows, Senior Fellows, Ordinary Members, Senior Members, and Honorary Fellows whose primary postal address registered with the College is in that National Territory.