Nominations for College posts

Members lead on our mission to ‘transform health through knowledge, innovation and expertise’ as Regional Leads, members of our diverse committees and more.

Nominations for Vice President roles will open on Monday 27 September - other College posts are now open and will close 27 September 09:30.

Education and training roles

These opportunities support paediatric training, such as the development and delivery of our exams and assessments, and supporting academic training and less than full time training. Our Education and Learning Board has some vacancies, including a senior clinical lead for e-Learning for Healthcare (eLfH) programmes.

We're also continuing to seek an Assistant Officer for Trainer Development, an exciting new role for a current or recent College Tutor.

Vice President nominations opening soon...

Nominations will open on Monday 27 September for Vice President for Science and Research and for Vice President for Health Policy: 

As the new Vice President for Health Policy you'll help drive policy and advocacy on issues such as prevention and health inequalities in childhood, future services and workforce planning.

The new Vice President for Science and Research will have a pivotal and influential role in improving the child health research environment and paediatric quality improvement initiatives across the country. 

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The College Specialty Advisory Committees (CSACs) supervise the development and delivery of sub-specialty training. Vacancies in Child Mental Health, General Paediatrics, Infectious Diseases, Oncology, Palliative Medicine and Rheumatology.
We're seeking new Champions to our Stepping Up programme, supporting the transition to a consultant role as well as a trainee rep for the Paediatric Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases CSAC.
England
Lots of opportunities in England regions this round, including Regional Leads / Deupty Regional Leads and Principal Regional Examiners, plus regional reps on the LTFT Advisors and Child Protection Standing committees.

We're seeking a member for our Informatics for Quality Committee and a Child Sexual Abuse Co-Lead on our Child Protection Systematic Reviews and Publications Sub-Committee.

We're also recruiting a Wales rep for Paediatricians in Medical Management, which advises on national health policy and standards, and a Northern Ireland rep for the Intercollegiate Committee on Emergency Care Standards for CYP.

Scotland
In this round we're recruiting Regional Leads in East Scotland and North, North East Scotland, as well as regional respresentatives to our Academic Training Committee and Less than Full Time Training Advisors Committee.
Wales
We're now seeking a Wales representative to the Paediatricians in Medical Management (PiMM) and Less than Full Time Training Advisors Committee, as well as a Stepping Up Champion for the whole of Wales.
Ireland
Now inviting nominations for the Stepping Up programme for both Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland. Plus an NI rep each on the LTFT Advisors Committee, Intercollegiate Committee on Emergency Care Standards for CYP and SAS Committee.

Staff, Associate Specialist and Specialty Doctor Committee

THis committee represents the specific needs of SAS doctors practicing in paediatrics, both RCPCH members and non-members, to improve recognition of their contribution to paediatrics and to identify opportunities for continuing professional development, support and progression.

We're now seeing regional representatives in England (South England, South London and KSS, East of England and Northern Ireland.

One year on from the publication of our first action plan on equality, diversity and inclusion themes, we report back on what we have achieved and what still needs to be done.

Members' blogs on volunteering

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Reeling in the years at RCPCH

Dr Kevin Windebank is a Retired Paediatric and Adolescent Oncologist from Newcastle upon Tyne and is the College's Representative for Senior Members. In his blog, he recalls the many volunteer roles he's held within the College and how much he's enjoyed being able to contribute to child health while...