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ASiT Regional Representative Position Applications Now Open
12/07/2019

ASIT REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE VACANCies

ASiT is delighted to announce that applications are now open for the position of Regional Representative in: West Midlands, West of Scotland, North of Scotland, Northern, North Western, South East Thames and North East Thames. 
 

ASIT REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE VACANCY –

ASiT is delighted to announce that applications are now open for the position of Regional Representative

**CLOSING 23:59, Friday 10th August 2019 - APPLY TODAY!**

Dear ASiT Members,

We welcome members to take advantage of this fantastic opportunity, which will offer the successful applicant the chance to join the pan-speciality ASiT Council and represent the doctors and medical students on a national scale.

ASiT is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes application forms from all suitably qualified applicants irrespective of religious belief, gender, race, disability, political opinion, age, marital status, sexual orientation or whether or not they have dependents.

Regional representatives are responsible for representing and reporting issues in relation to surgical training for trainees in all ten surgical specialties within their region. They will represent all ASiT members within that region. This includes:

  • Medical student members
  • Foundation trainees
  • Core surgical trainees
  • Specialty trainees

 

All regional representatives are expected to comply with the guidance for all Council members. Additional to this, regional representatives are expected to:

  • Distribute ASiT conference and ASiT official survey promotions via their LETBs mailing lists
  • Undertake additional activities i.e. attend ASiT supported regional events, and contribute to ASiT position statements.
  • Encourage new membership of ASiT in your region
  • Represent ASiT to the higher surgical training committees in your region, preferably by direct representation, or otherwise by formal liaison with theTrainee representative on that committee.
  • Ensure adequate representation for core surgical trainees in your region.
  • Organise at least one local ASiT meeting/course per year for trainees in your region.
  • Attend foundation year meeting to assess training needs and promote ASiT.
  • Attend local medical school to deliver lecture on a career in surgery, and promote ASiT.
  • Regional representatives should submit a document to the committee outlining their progress with the above objectives by December of each year

 

It is a requirement that candidates who wish to stand for election are an active member of ASiT and are a trainee within the respective LETB.  A term of office of 2 years for an elected representative is required.

All Trainees are eligible to apply, but must hold a post in the region that they are applying for and be a current ASiT member.

In order to apply, please email an up-to-date 1 page CV as well as a 500-word personal statement that will include:

  • Name
  • Email
  • Contact phone number
  • ASiT membership number
  • Training Programme
  • Stage of training
  • Committee / managerial experience
  • Teaching experience
  • What they can bring to ASiT
  • How they intend to fulfill their roles

 

Please save your application file as "Your Deanery Your Name_Document type" (e.g. CV or personal statement).

 Applications for West Midlands, North of Scotland, Northern and North East Thames should be emailed to martin.king@rcsed.net with the region you are applying for as the subject heading, eg. South West Thames regional representative.

Applications for West of Scotland, North Western and South East Thames should be emailed to gemmaehogg@gmail.com with the region you are applying for as the subject heading, eg. South West Thames regional representative.


APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

Close: 23:59, Friday 10th August 2019

 
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