Council Members

29 Jun 2020
24 Jul 2020
Part Time

We are seeking to appoint one medical member and three lay members for our governing Council.

The GMC‘s primary role is to protect the public.  You will join us in 2021 as we launch our new corporate strategy which builds our work in recent years to become an upstream regulator. Working closely in all four countries of the UK we aim to support doctors and the wider healthcare system to recover, and renew, in response to the Covid-19 pandemic and deliver consistently safe and high standards of care. 

We are responsible for setting the standards for medical students and doctors, for supporting them in achieving and exceeding those standards, and for taking action whenever these are not met. We work hard to promote professionalism and a culture of learning. The Government has recently announced that we will also in future regulate physician associates and anaesthesia associates and we are now preparing for this new chapter in our regulatory work. 

Learning and insight isn’t just for our registrants - it applies to us too, and underpins everything we do to be a modern, inclusive, more active and proportionate regulator. 

Council comprises of 12 members (6 lay and 6 medical). It sets our strategy, defines our high-level policies and is responsible for making sure that we fulfil our statutory and charitable purposes. We are currently seeking four new members, one of whom must live or work wholly or predominantly in Northern Ireland.  The current registrant vacancy is open to medical applicants currently GMC registered and licenced to practise from anywhere in the UK. Three lay people are sought for the remaining vacancies.

Applicants for these roles must be able to contribute to setting strategy, exercising oversight and ensuring effective corporate governance. The time commitment for the role will average around three days a month and remuneration is £18,000 per year. 

For further information including how to apply, please click on ‘Apply’ and for an informal confidential discussion contact our advising consultant Duncan Ewart at GatenbySanderson on 0113 205 6092.

Closing date: 5pm on 24 July 2020

The GMC values equality and diversity and is committed to processes and procedures that are fair, objective, transparent and free from bias and unlawful discrimination.

The GMC is a charity registered in England and Wales (1089278) and Scotland (SC037750).