AAC (Advisory Appointment Committee) Assessor

RCoA representative at AAC panels.

Involvement: 

Panels attended per year based on availability and special interest of post holder. Panels are typically 0.5–1 day, plus shortlisting time.

National, travel required.

Responsibilities

  • The number of AAC panels attended per year is decided by the post holder, based on availability and special interest. Panels are typically 0.5–1 day, plus shortlisting time.
  • Provided that they meet the criteria below, fellows that are retired from clinical practice are welcome to act as AAC assessors for two years following their retirement.

Criteria

  • Are an experienced anaesthetist including having a current or previous leadership role in management, service, teaching or research.
  • Must be on the GMC specialist register.
  • Have experience of recruitment processes.
  • Are familiar with and able to apply the standards relevant to their clinical specialty.
  • Are familiar with the concept of professional standards or regulation.
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Have highly developed interpersonal skills with proven ability to establish credible and effective working relationships.
  • Have integrity, and base judgements upon an unbiased and logical approach, maintaining flexibility and consideration of the wider context.
  • Are able to work effectively as a team member.
  • Are able to work under pressure and to deadlines.
  • Have a clear understanding of confidentiality.
  • Have commitment and respect for equality and diversity.
  • Have valid equal opportunities training.

Skills

  • You must be a team player, friendly, and an expert in your specialty.

How to apply

Please complete and submit the application form available here.