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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 cpsig@rcpch.ac.uk
  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.