About the role

We are looking for members to join the social work for adults with complex needs guideline committee.

Closing date

10am, Monday 18 November 2019.

Time commitment

2 years.

Who we're looking for

We're looking for the following core members:

  • Three registered social workers, who cover between them some of the following areas:
    • family
    • community
    • mental health
    • learning and/or cognitive disability
    • physical disability/physical health needs
    • long term conditions
    • sensory impairment
    • older peoples care
    • best interest assessor
    • voluntary sector.
  • a social worker who is an approved mental health professional (preferably a best interest assessor)
  • a principal social worker/social work manager
  • a director or assistant director of adult social services
  • a social work educator or researcher with expertise in social work law, and possibly approved mental health professional training
  • an independent mental capacity advocate (IMCA)
  • an occupational therapist
  • a community mental health nurse.

We're also looking for the following co-opted members, who would attend 1 or 2 meetings:

  • an older people physician
  • a GP.

Any questions?

Contact Katharina Dworzynski, guideline lead, at kdworzynski@rcog.org.uk.

How to apply

  1. Read information for applicants (Word) for: 
    • the role description and person specification  
    • information about expenses and how to claim
    • the recruitment and selection process.
  2. We need the following documents:
  3. Attach those documents in an email and send to Eleni Chrysopoulou at NGAapplications@rcog.org.uk.