Call for Nominations - 2016

Executive Committee members
CPSIG is seeking self-nominations for the following post on the Executive Committee:

  • General member

Remit of CPSIG Executive Committee Member:

  • Attend EC meetings which are held three times a year, usually at RCPCH in London.
  • Attend the AGM, which is usually held during the BACCH Annual Scientific Meeting in September/ October.
  • Take an active role in CPSIG’s workplan, which includes organising CPSIG’s sessions at the RCPCH Annual Conference and the BACCH ASM.
  • Together with the regional reps, help to organise study days.
  • At the request of the Executive Committee, represent CPSIG at various working groups, committees or meetings.
  • The term of office of the Executive Committee is four years, thereafter re-electable yearly by ballot. Members of the Executive Committee shall not serve longer than six years unless there are no nominations for replacement members.

Deadline for applications: 30 October 2016
How to apply – see below

Regional Representatives
Reps are sought for the following regions, to take up post immediately and to serve for four years.

  • Mersey & Cheshire
  • NE Thames
  • SE Thames
  • Wales

The job description for the role is:

  • To co-ordinate CPSIG activities in the Region by disseminating information to members and non-members in their Region.
  • To encourage local and regional peer review.
  • To organise at one CPSIG Regional study day a year.
  • To contribute to national CPSIG conference programme. CPSIG contributes towards the BACCH annual scientific meeting and has a specialty session at the RCPCH annual conference.
  • To attend the annual CPSIG Regional Reps’ meeting/AGM (usually held at the BACCH Annual Scientific Meeting) to share information on regional activities.
  • To maximise membership of CPSIG.
  • To champion the SPIN (special interest) module in safeguarding.
  • The Regional Representative will be elected for a period of three years. This may be extended by a maximum of a further two years, if no other candidate stands for election.

Deadline for applications: 30 October 2016

How to apply for posts

  1. Candidates must be members of CPSIG.
  2. Please send a CV (three pages max) along with a brief statement (250 words max) outlining your experience and reasons for wanting to take up the role.
  3. Send applications and queries to Isabelle Robinson (CPSIG Administrator) at
  4. If more than one suitable applicant applies for a position, your statement will be sent to the whole membership (or region for the Regional Rep roles) and a vote will take place.
  5. In the event of only one name being submitted, no election will take place and the sole nominee will be deemed elected.