Professional Support Officer

Job Overview
The Professional Support Officer will help promote the well-being of members of the Association. They will have the experience to help signpost members to appropriate support services and information.

Reports to: Chair and Trustees
Term: 3 years (reviewed after 1 year)
Position: Voluntary

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Signpost members to support services and information.
  • Provide advice and guidance to members on welfare matters.
  • Liaise with key teams across the Association to propose and create event concepts and themes that promote the welfare of members.
  • Help develop and deliver a peer support service for surgeons in difficulty.

Essential Criteria

  • In a surgical specialty as defined by the Royal Colleges of Surgeons in the UK.
  • On the GMC specialist register (doctors who are eligible to take up appointment in any fixed term, honorary or substantive consultant post in the NHS).

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience supporting Doctors in Difficulty – but not essential.
  • Experience in Medical Education as a Clinical/Educational Supervisor or Programme Director – but not essential.

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