Regional Coordinators

Coordinators are sought for the following regions to serve for four years:

To take up post immediately:

  • London North (All London Boroughs north of the Thames, plus south west Essex areas of Basildon, Brentwood & Thurrock)
  • London South (All London Boroughs south of the Thames, including Richmond)
  • Northern Ireland
  • North West England (Greater Manchester and Lancashire)
  • Thames Valley (Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire)
  • Wessex (Channel Islands, Dorset, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Wiltshire)

To take up post from October 2024:

  •  East Midlands (Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, and Rutland) 

Job description

There are 16 BACCH Regional Co-ordinators across the UK and they play a vital role in supporting the work of BACCH at a regional level.

The four-year voluntary role is open to consultants and SAS doctors who are current members of BACCH, or willing to join. (Trainees who are interested in being involved with BACCH locally can become a Regional Trainee Rep.)

  • Co-ordinate BACCH activities in the region and be a point of contact for local members
  • To work with the BACCH Regional Trainee Representative for their area
  • Organise at least one BACCH Regional meeting a year
  • Maximise membership of BACCH through the promotion of the organisation with students, trainees and other paediatricians in the region
  • Cascade information on BACCH activities to members in their Region Contribute to, and encourage regional members to participate in, consultation documents
  • Be a member of BACCH Council, which meets twice a year (usually in June and December – attendance in person at RCPCH office in London, or remotely via MS Teams)
  • Write a report on BACCH activities in your region for ‘BACCH News’, as appropriate
  • To liaise with the relevant College Regional CCH Lead, on education and training for community trainees
  • At their end of their term, to seek a suitable replacement amongst the regional BACCH members (and if unsuccessful, liaise with the BACCH office to advertise the role)

It is estimated that the role requires one hour per week (equivalent to 0.25 PA).

PDF of Job description also available to download 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: Last day of the month [will be rolled over for posts which remain vacant]

Applications are also being sought for:

BACCH Regional Coordinator JD
BACCH is registered in England & Wales, charity no. 1129758 & company no. 06738129 at 5-11 Theobalds Road, London, WC1X 8SH.
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