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Fee Paid Medical Member application seminar

The JAC are expected to launch a recruitment exercise for Fee Paid Medical Member in the First-Tier Tribunal Health Education and Social Care Chamber, (Mental Health) in 2021

The Judicial Diversity Committee is holding an online seminar via Microsoft Teams on Wednesday 28 July  at 16.30- 18.00 for Registered Medical Practitioners  interested in applying for appointment as a Fee-Paid Medical Member in the First-Tier Tribunal Health Education and Social Care Chamber, (Mental Health) The seminar aims to help applicants be better prepared to make an application and to receive up to date guidance and advice on the JAC’s selection process.  You will hear from serving Medical Members and a representative from the Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC).

Who should attend?

Eligibility as of 2019 (we do not expect this to change but if it does further communications will be sent out).

“Registered medical practitioner” means a fully registered person within the meaning of the Medical Act 1983 whether or not they hold a license to practice under the Act.

Applicants MUST have held a full-time or part-time appointment as a consultant psychiatrist for at least three years, one of which should normally be within the last five years;

AND

Have membership of the Royal College of Psychiatrists at any of the following levels:

  1. a) Member; b) Fellow, c) Specialist associate.

Please note SAS doctors or Associate Specialist doctors are not eligible to apply.

Applications are particularly welcome from under-represented groups.

Please note that places will be on a first come first served basis.

Details of seminar joining instructions will be sent out to you shortly before the seminar

Please note that places will be on a first come first served basis.

Please register at:

https://jwss.judiciary.gov.uk/civicrm/?civiwp=CiviCRM&q=civicrm%2Fevent%2Finfo&id=44&reset=1

If you have any queries, please contact: JudicialHRDiversityEvents@judiciary.uk


The First-tier Tribunal Health, Education & Social Care Chamber (Mental Health) is an independent judicial body responsible for deciding upon the necessity for the continued compulsory detention of mentally disordered patients in hospital or the continuation of a conditional discharge, guardianship, or a community treatment order. Its powers and duties are set out in the Mental Health Act 1983 as amended (the Act). Its procedures are defined respectively in The Tribunal Procedure (First-tier Tribunal) (Health, Education and Social Care Chamber) Rules 2008.