Get involved: Support our Professional Learning and Development Committees

Posted 21 February 2024

Date: 21 Feb 2024

Type: FSRH News and Information

It’s a very exciting time for the new Professional Learning and Development Committees at the FSRH and we’d like you to be part of it. We continue to look for new and better ways to offer the highest quality education and training to a range of healthcare professionals working in sexual & reproductive healthcare. To support this work, we are looking to recruit a range of interesting, rewarding roles related to the development and delivery of our qualifications and courses.

About the Professional Learning and Development Committees

There are three Committees who oversee and support the development of the large portfolio of work we deliver. These are the Qualifications and Assessments Committee, who are aligned to work such as the development of the Diploma and Advanced qualifications. The Courses and CPD Committee, who are responsible for areas such as the Essentials Courses, eLearning and one-day courses; and the Training Delivery Committee, who have responsibility for the Training Delivery model across the board and quality assurance of the overall portfolio.

Opportunities Available

We are looking to recruit for a range of roles to support the development and delivery of our large portfolio:

Quality Assurance Advisors for the Training Delivery Committee x2

The Training and Delivery Committee provide oversight to the development and support of FSRH Trainers and Facilitators across multiple portfolios. They are also responsible for regulating and managing internal quality of educational resources and programmes and ensuring Equality, Diversity and Inclusion are considered in all aspects of our planning.

We are recruiting for two Quality Assurance Advisors who will play a key role in ensuring excellent quality standards and requirements are maintained and adhered to across current and future qualifications, courses and CPD in the Professional Learning & Development portfolio.  

This a fantastic opportunity to join a committee and make a difference to the work of the FSRH, and to make a positive impact to the SRH workforce. 

To be eligible to apply for a Quality Assurance Advisor role, you must meet these criteria:

  • Be a member of FSRH by qualification and in good standing.
  • Have up to date medical knowledge and skills in SRH.
  • Have a demonstrable background in education and interest in developing and maintaining quality of educational resources and programmes.

Our SRH committee is enriched by all members, including our retired members. Your years of knowledge and expertise will be a great addition to the new Training and Delivery Committee.

View the role description for the Quality Assurance Advisor

Apply now

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Advisors for all three committees

Inclusivity is a cross-cutting enabler of our FSRH 2023 – 2026 strategy and one of our core values. As part of this, we have created a new, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Advisor role in each of the three Professional Learning and Development Committees to drive forward our EDI activity, working on behalf of our Board of Trustees and EDI Committee.  

As part of these committees (one EDI Advisor per Committee), you will help us to assess where impact is most needed, identify the problems or risks that need addressing in relation to that Committee’s remit, and ultimately support us to develop an EDI strategy and action plan for each Committee that reflects the overall EDI Board Strategy.

To be eligible to apply for a Quality Assurance Advisor role, you must meet these criteria:

  • Be a member of FSRH by qualification and in good standing.
  • Have up to date medical knowledge and skills in SRH.
  • Have a demonstrable interest in EDI representation in education.

Our SRH committee is enriched by all members, including our retired members. Your years of knowledge and expertise will be a great addition to the new Committees.

This a fantastic opportunity to join a committee and make a difference to the work of the FSRH, and to make a positive impact to the SRH workforce. 

View the role description for the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Advisor

Apply now

Faculty Registered Trainer Nurse Representative for the Training Delivery Committee x 2

The Training and Delivery Committee provide oversight to the development and support of FSRH Trainers and Facilitators across multiple portfolios. They are also responsible for regulating and managing internal quality of educational resources and programmes and ensuring Equality, Diversity and Inclusion are considered in all aspects of our planning.

We are recruiting for Faculty Registered Trainer (FRT) representatives to join our new Training and Delivery Committee who also work as either Sexual Health Nurses or GP Nurses, as our members have highlighted the need for their voices to be heard, especially as it relates to the ongoing training and support offered by the FSRH. Within this framework, our FRT Nurse Representatives will offer their unique perspectives as both nurses and FRTs, ensuring we take a more considered and community-led approach to current ways of working and future developments.

To be eligible to apply for a FRT Nurse Representative role, you must meet these criteria:

  • Be a member of FSRH by qualification and in good standing.
  • Hold a valid registration with a recognised regulatory body, working as either a Sexual Health Nurse or GP Nurse.
  • Have held FRT status for at least 12 months.
  • Have up to date medical knowledge and skills in SRH.
  • Have a demonstrable background in education and interest in developing and maintaining quality of educational resources and programmes.
  • Are actively, or have recently, been training DFSRH and/or LoCs.

Our SRH committee is enriched by all members, including our retired members. Your years of knowledge and expertise will be a great addition to the new Training and Delivery Committee.

This a fantastic opportunity to join a committee and make a difference to the work of the FSRH, and to make a positive impact to the SRH workforce. 

View role description for the FRT Nurse Representative

Apply now

Faculty Registered Trainer GP Representative for the Training Delivery Committee

The Training and Delivery Committee provide oversight to the development and support of FSRH Trainers and Facilitators across multiple portfolios. They are also responsible for regulating and managing internal quality of educational resources and programmes and ensuring Equality, Diversity and Inclusion are considered in all aspects of our planning.

We are recruiting for a Faculty Registered Trainer (FRT) representative to join our new Training and Delivery Committee who also works as a General Practitioner, as our members have highlighted the need for their voices to be heard, especially as it relates to the ongoing training and support offered by the FSRH. Within this framework, our FRT GP Representative will offer their unique perspective as both GP and FRT ensuring we take a more considered and community-led approach to current ways of working and future developments.

To be eligible to apply for a FRT GP Representative role, you must meet these criteria:

  • Be a member of FSRH by qualification and in good standing.
  • Hold a valid GMC registration.
  • Have held FRT status for at least 12 months.
  • Have up to date medical knowledge and skills in SRH.
  • Have a demonstrable background in education and interest in developing and maintaining quality of educational resources and programmes.
  • Are actively, or have recently, been training DFSRH and/or LoCs.

Our SRH committee is enriched by all members, including our retired members. Your years of knowledge and expertise will be a great addition to the new Training and Delivery Committee.

This a fantastic opportunity to join a committee and make a difference to the work of the FSRH, and to make a positive impact to the SRH workforce. 

View the role description for the FRT GP Representative

Apply now

Principal Trainer Representative for the Training Delivery Committee

The Training and Delivery Committee provide oversight to the development and support of FSRH Trainers and Facilitators across multiple portfolios. They are also responsible for regulating and managing internal quality of educational resources and programmes and ensuring Equality, Diversity and Inclusion are considered in all aspects of our planning.

We are recruiting for a Faculty Principal Trainer representative to join our new Training and Delivery Committee who deliver one or more of our advanced Qualifications, as our members have highlighted the need for their voices to be heard, especially as it relates to the ongoing training and support offered by the FSRH. Within this framework, our Principal Trainer Representative will offer their unique perspectives as a Principal Trainer, ensuring we take a more considered and community-led approach to current ways of working and future developments.

To be eligible to apply for a Principal Trainer Representative role, you must meet these criteria:

  • Be a member of FSRH by qualification and in good standing.
  • Hold a valid registration with a recognised regulatory body.
  • Have held Principal Trainer status for at least 12 months.
  • Have up to date medical knowledge and skills in SRH.
  • Have demonstratable background in education and interest in developing and maintaining quality of educational resources and programmes.
  • Are actively, or have recently, been training DFSRH and/or LoCs.

Our SRH committee is enriched by all members, including our retired members. Your years of knowledge and expertise will be a great addition to the new Training and Delivery Committee.

This a fantastic opportunity to join a committee and make a difference to the work of the FSRH, and to make a positive impact to the SRH workforce. 

View the role description for the Principal Trainer representative

Apply now

Midwife Representative for the Courses and CPD Committee

The Courses & CPD Committee (CCC) is responsible for overseeing the development, delivery and maintenance of quality assured content within agreed regulations as provided by the Professional Learning and Development Board for the non-specialty professional courses and CPD that are delivered in the UK and internationally. The CCC will give its expert working groups (EWG) support, advice and oversight to ensure that content and outputs are designed and delivered to a high-quality standard to support the advancement of sexual and reproductive healthcare practice.

We are recruiting for a Midwife representative to join the Committee, as our members have highlighted the need for their voices to be heard, especially as it relates to the ongoing training and support offered by the FSRH. Within this framework, the Midwife Representative will offer their unique perspectives, ensuring we take a more considered and community-led approach to current ways of working and future development requirements in Midwifery services in relation to SRH.

To be eligible to apply for the Midwife representative role, you must meet these criteria:

  • Be a member of FSRH by qualification and in good standing.
  • Hold a valid registration with the Royal College of Midwives or have retired.
  • Have up to date medical knowledge and skills in SRH.

This a fantastic opportunity to join a committee and make a difference to the work of the FSRH, and to make a positive impact to the SRH workforce. 

View the role description for the Midwife Representative

Apply now

Pharmacist Representative for the Courses and CPD Committee

The Courses & CPD Committee (CCC) is responsible for overseeing the development, delivery and maintenance of quality assured content within agreed regulations as provided by the Professional Learning and Development Board for the non-specialty professional courses and CPD that are delivered in the UK and internationally. The CCC will give its expert working groups (EWG) support, advice and oversight to ensure that content and outputs are designed and delivered to a high-quality standard to support the advancement of sexual and reproductive healthcare practice.

We are recruiting a Pharmacist representative to join the Committee, as our members have highlighted the need for their voices to be heard, especially as it relates to the ongoing training and support offered by the FSRH. Within this framework, the Representative will offer their unique perspectives, ensuring we take a more considered and community-led approach to current ways of working and future development requirements in Pharmacy services in relation to SRH.

To be eligible to apply for the Pharmacist representative role, you must meet these criteria:

  • Be a member of FSRH by qualification and in good standing.
  • Hold a valid registration with the Royal College of Pharmacists or have retired status.
  • Have up to date medical knowledge and skills in SRH.

This a fantastic opportunity to join a committee and make a difference to the work of the FSRH, and to make a positive impact to the SRH workforce. 

View the role description for the Pharmacist Representative

Apply now


Why engage with us?

All those involved in the three Professional Learning and Development Committees will play an important role in the training and development of SRH Professionals across multiple disciplines and directly help shape SRH Educational strategy.

In exchange, committee members will have the opportunity to develop their own skills in the design of educational content, medical educational approaches, and be a voice for importance of excellence of training in provision of patient care.  

Current and former committee members also share additional benefits such as:

  • An increased sense of visibility and recognition within the SRH community.
  • The ability to work alongside experts and senior members of FSRH.
  • CPD recognition for your career progression or recertification purposes.

How to apply

If you are interested in one or more of these the roles, please fill out this short form.  

If we receive multiple expressions of interest, we will conduct a selection process to identify the final member representatives.