Lay Assessor

Royal College of Physicians

Are you curious about changing into a Lay/Affected person consultant assessor?

The Royal Faculty of Physicians (RCP) is recruiting lay assessors to signify the wants of sufferers and repair customers in accreditation assessments. 

The Accreditation Unit (AU) on the RCP delivers a supportive technique of evaluating the standard of medical companies in opposition to a nationally agreed set of requirements, highlighting good observe and areas of change and encourages the continued improvement of medical companies, in addition to delivering workforce coaching programmes to make sure they attain their potential and ship prime quality companies. The AU runs 6 medical service accreditation programmes within the following areas:

We’re at the moment recruiting lay assessors who’re sufferers or members of the general public who convey their very own expertise, recent perception, and an unbiased perspective to the accreditation course of. Lay assessors could have a selected position within the accreditation evaluation representing the views of sufferers and the general public. They are going to be required to ask highly effective questions and contribute to the accreditation course of, providing recent views and a actuality verify somewhat than to formally signify a bunch of sufferers or the general public.

No formal {qualifications} are required, merely a dedication to help the continued improvement of healthcare via the accreditation course of, an goal method, a real curiosity in participation and a capability to constructively problem the views and assumptions of pros.

Coaching can be held remotely through MS Groups on Thursday twenty fifth January 2024 at 10am-12pm. If you’re profitable, we ask that you’re obtainable for the coaching session.

For additional info, please view the position description right here . 

Learn how to apply

If you need to be thought-about for recruitment and coaching to grow to be a lay assessor, please full the applying kind  and undergo [email protected]

Should you would favor a duplicate of the applying kind in Phrase format, please electronic mail [email protected]

The RCP positively encourages functions from suitably certified and eligible candidates no matter intercourse, race, incapacity, age, sexual orientation, transgender standing, faith or perception, marital standing or being pregnant and maternity.

The RCP is all about our individuals – our members, employees, volunteers and leaders. We educate, affect and collaborate to enhance well being and healthcare for everybody and know we are able to solely do that by being inclusive, encouraging and celebrating various views. Welcoming into our neighborhood individuals who signify the Twenty first-century medical workforce and the varied inhabitants of sufferers we serve is a precedence for us.

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