BACCH Regional Coordinator JD

Regional Coordinators

Coordinators are sought for the following regions, to take up post immediately and to serve for four years:

  • Thames North East (Essex and the London boroughs of Barking & Dagenham, City, Hackney, Havering, Haringey, Islington, Newham, Redbridge, Tower Hamlets, and Waltham Forest)
  • Wessex (Channel Islands, Dorset, Hampshire, Isle Of Wight, Gloucestershire, and Wiltshire)

Job description

  • Co-ordinate BACCH activities in the Region;
  • Cascade information on BACCH activities to members in their Region and promote members’ tools;
  • Contribute to, and encourage regional members to participate in, consultation documents;
  • Liaise with the BACCH Office  to ensure that contact details of regional membership is up to date; 
  • Maximise membership of BACCH through the promotion of the organisation with students, trainees and other paediatricians in the region;
  • Organise at least one BACCH Regional meeting a year;
  • Attend biannual BACCH Council meetings (usually held in June and December);
  • Write a report on BACCH Activities in your region for BACCH News at least once a year.
  • Advise the RCPCH Regional Lead on education and training for community doctors. (The exact nature of this role varies from region to region – for example, it could involve being a member of the regional paediatric training committee, ensuring community paediatric representation on RITA assessments as some examples.)
  • To advise the RCPCH Regional Lead on community job descriptions (exemplars available on the BACCH website)
  • It is estimated that the role requires 1 hour per week (equivalent to 0.25 PA)

PDF of Job description available at bottom of page


To apply

  • 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.
  • You should be a current member of BACCH or willing to join.
  • Send applications and queries to the BACCH office ([email protected])
  • If more than one suitable applicant applies for a position, your statement will be sent to the whole membership of the region and a vote will take place.

Deadline for applications: 31 August 2021 [deadline may be extended if no applications received]


Applications are also being sought for:

BACCH is registered in England & Wales under charity number 1129758 and company number 06738129 at 5-11 Theobalds Road, London, WC1X 8SH.
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