Honorary Medical Advisory Panel - Chair Opportunities

31 May 2019
30 Jun 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract

The Secretary of State for Transport’s Honorary Medical Advisory Panel - Chair Opportunities

Expenses will be paid in line with DFT policy Five years fixed term London.

Are you passionate about road safety and interested in using your medical knowledge and experience to improve our standards for driving?

The DVLA, on behalf of the Secretary of State for Transport, is looking for GMC registered consultants who have a licence to practice and who have an outstanding record of achievement, personal credibility and senior level experience, to chair our medical advisory panels.

The panels help maintain and improve road safety by providing the Secretary of State for Transport, the Department for Transport and the DVLA with expert advice about a wide range of medical conditions and their impact on driving.

This unique opportunity will provide you with a set of fascinating challenges. These will not only widen your professional development in the field of setting driving standards and shaping policy, but also see you work with other leading experts in both your own and related fields.

We are seeking to appoint Panel Chairs for the following panels:

  • Alcohol, Drugs and Substance Misuse
  • Disorders of the Cardiovascular System
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Psychiatric Disorders
  • Disorders of the Nervous System
  • Visual Disorders

Successful chair applicants would need to commit to a minimum of six days of work per year – two days for panel meetings, two days for meeting preparation and an additional two days for chair meetings. We are looking to recruit into these panels for an initial term of up to 5 years. This is a real opportunity to add to your professional portfolio, share your valued expertise with members and contribute to maintaining road safety.

Closing date: 23 June 2019.

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