Positions open for self nomination

Applications are sought for the following positions, to take up post from the 2021 AGM in October:

  • Deputy Newsletter Editor (to serve as Deputy for one year, then Newsletter Editor for three further years)
  • SAS rep (to serve for four years)

Job descriptions

Newsletter Editor (1st year as Deputy)

  • Receive all copy for the news: check all submissions for accuracy, proof read copy, check/suggest graphics for content
  • Encourage the submission of articles both from EC and Council members and also via those working within the field of Community Child Health
  • Consult with fellow EC members regarding material which may be contentious
  • Liaise with BACCH office regarding advertising and inserts
  • Liaise with designer and publisher regarding details
  • Produce four editions of Newsletter per year (if on leave ensure a deputy takes over)
  • Attend EC and Council meetings whenever possible
  • Instruct/inform any future deputy over the course of one year prior to them taking on the role
  • Member of Newsletter Editorial Board


  • Respond to queries about issues specific to staff grade and associate specialist paediatricians, and specialty doctors
  • Contribute an article to BACCH News when relevant to address current topics of interest and concern
  • Present a brief report to the AGM which is held during the Annual Scientific Meeting in September/October
  • Provide a voice for SAS members of BACCH
  • Serve on the RCPCH SAS Committee and Provide a voice for SAS members of BACCH to RCPCH

PDF of Job descriptions document linked at bottom of page

To apply for posts

  • 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 at [email protected]
  • If more than one suitable applicant (or more than two for trainee posts) applies for a position, your statement will be sent to the whole membership (or trainee members for trainee rep posts) and a vote will take place.

Deadline for applications: 30 Sept 2021 [deadline may be extended for post/s if no application/s received]

Applications are also being sought for:

BACCH Exec Job Descriptions
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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