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Job opportunity - Chair of the Bowel Cancer Screener Accreditation panel
21 February 2020

JAG provide accreditation for Bowel Cancer Screening endoscopists. We are looking for a new chair for the group who oversee this work.

The chair of the BCSA panel provides leadership and direction to the group and to the JAG office team. The panel have responsibility for monitoring, developing and reviewing activities related to accreditation application and assessments. They also have a key role in quality assurance and oversight of programme delivery.

The appointment is for 2 years, renewable for a further year by agreement, and will be funded at 0.25 PAs a week (or equivalent).

Application and appointments process

If you are interested and would like an informal discussion before applying, please contact Dr Brian McKaig ( who is demitting as ​chair or Raphael Broughton ( who manages BCSA at the JAG office.

Applicants should submit the following to
• Letter of application outlining their suitability for the role
• Short CV (focussed on endoscopy-related achievements and leadership experience)

Interviews for short-listed applicants will be held at the Royal College of Physicians in London on Tuesday 19 May 2020. The successful applicant will be required to take up appointment no later than 1 June 2020 and must attend the BCSA accreditation panel meeting on Wednesday 10 June 2020.

For further information please see the job description.

The RCP positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Applications close at 5pm on Friday 3 April 2020.

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