Join us as a lay representative of FSRH Council

Posted 12 April 2022

Date: 12 Apr 2022

Type: FSRH Press Releases and Statements

We're looking to recruit a lay member to our Council to inform it’s work from the perspective of those outside of clinical work in the sexual and reproductive healthcare setting.

The role of the FSRH Council is to input into the FSRH overall strategy and to ensure the work carried out by the committees reporting into Council aligns to the strategy and the wider mission, goals, ethos and values of the FSRH.

Click here to view more about the work of the FSRH and our Council. 

Can you support us? 

The lay representative will serve an initial term of three years. After the three-year period, and if mutually agreed, the Lay member’s membership of Council can be extended on an annual basis for one further three-year term. 

What does this role involve? 

As part of the role, you would be expected to attend/contribute to three half-day Council meetings a year, usually in February, June and November. The last Council meeting of the year is a joint meeting with Board of Trustees and Council. These are usually hybrid with the option to join in-person at our office in London Bridge or attend remotely.

Key responsibilities

• To bring experience from outside of the clinical SRH setting to benefit the FSRH.
• To contribute to the role and function of council, overseeing the work of the Faculty, its wider committees and the delivery of the FSRH strategy.
• To contribute to decision making and to steer the development of the work of the Faculty and its strategy.

Click here or see below to view the Role Specification and full Terms of Reference for the FSRH Council. 

How to apply

If you are interested in the role, please fill out this short form by Sunday 15th May 2022

Expressions of interest will be shortlisted, based on suitability outlined by the applicant against the role description and person specification. Shortlisted candidates may be invited to an interview to further assess their suitability. The Chair of Council (or nominee) approves the appointment of the lay representative. 

Please note that this is a voluntary opportunity.