Vacancy: BGS NW Region Trainee Representative

Would you like to help improve healthcare for older people by being a key BGS representative in your region and undertaking the following?

If the answer is yes, then we would love to hear from you!

  • Create a supportive and collaborative local environment for fellow healthcare professionals
  • Support training and improve opportunities for education
  • Help strengthen the multi-disciplinary community of BGS members
  • Influence decisions taken at a regional level in relation to the specialty
  • Promote local talent and research
  • Facilitate networking within your region

Please email a short expression of interest and your covering CV to M [dot] Stewart [at] bgs [dot] org [dot] uk BGS Office and Business Manager. Deadline for applications: 31 July 2021 (5pm).

If you have any questions, please call 0207 608 8575 for more information.

Further duties include

  • Finding local organisers for future meetings, suggesting programme topics and speakers, and ensuring all events meet the needs of a multidisciplinary audience.
  • Encouraging the promotion of local research and quality improvement initiatives by publicising calls for abstracts.
  • Facilitating networking at meetings and within the region to support the sharing of best practice at a local level and collaboration between BGS members.
  • Gathering feedback from delegates and suggesting improvements and new ideas for future meetings.
  • Maintaining and updating the region’s webpage on the BGS website.

The BGS welcomes expressions of interest in this role from trainee grade doctors working with older people.

Please note, you must be a current paid member of the BGS and work within the North West region to be eligible for this voluntary role.

You can join the BGS here.