Advisory Appointment Committee (AAC) Assessor Application Form
The following process for application and appointment of AAC assessors has been agreed by the RCoA Professional Standards Advisory Group.
- Individuals apply using the form below.
- The application is reviewed and approved by the Lead AAC Assessor.
- The individual is sent a list of options for training and asked to sign up to one of them.
- Following completion of the training, the assessor will be added to the list of AAC assessors.
- The list of assessors is reviewed annually.
All applicants must complete all sections of the form, including addressing the essential criteria listed below.
Essential criteria for selection of AAC Assessors
- are experienced anaesthetists including current or previous leadership roles in management, service, teaching or research. In order to attend consultant level appointments, they must also be on the GMC specialist register
- have experience of recruitment processes
- are familiar with and able to apply the standards relevant to their clinical specialty
- are familiar with the concept of professional standards or regulation
- possess excellent oral and written communication skills
- have highly developed interpersonal skills with proven ability to establish credible and effective working relationships
- have integrity, and base judgements upon an unbiased and logical approach, maintaining flexibility and consideration of the wider context
- are able to work effectively as a team member
- are able to work under pressure and to deadlines
- have a clear understanding of confidentiality
- have commitment and respect for equality and diversity
- have valid equal opportunities training (copy of certificate required to be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org).
Any questions regarding the application process or the role of an AAC assessor should be directed to the Clinical Quality team via email: email@example.com or telephone: 020 7092 1571.
Please complete the following details.