Medico Legal Report (MLR) Contractor and Volunteer Doctors

Hours: A minimum of approximately 1 day per week for a minimum of 2 years

Location: Any of our 5 centres: Glasgow, Newcastle, Manchester, Birmingham and London

Contractors: £650 per report

Closing date: 1 September 2022

Job Ref: VA555

Mandatory training: We provide three training sessions throughout the year. In 2022 our last session will be held on 4th and 5th October 2022 in our NW Centre (Manchester). If you are unable to attend this training, we will consider your application prior to the next training session, which will be held in January 2023 – dates to be confirmed.

Expected date of interviews: If you meet our core criteria, we will contact you with a date for interview on receipt of your application. If we are at capacity, your application will be considered prior to the next scheduled training session.

Our Medico-legal Report service relies heavily on volunteer and contractor Doctors who give their time and skills to provide clinical assessments of torture and produce medico-legal reports on clients, documenting evidence of torture and ill-treatment, which are used as evidence in survivors’ asylum claim and other legal processes. Successful candidates will work in a team of doctors spread across all 5 centres, Glasgow, Newcastle, Manchester, Birmingham and London.

You will have extensive clinical experience post-qualification as a doctor. Ideally, you will have completed post-graduate training in your specialty however, if you have not completed this, but you are able to demonstrate the skills and competencies listed in the Person Specification please get in touch to discuss.

Work patterns can be flexible but please kindly note that we would need you to be available on a regular basis.

To view the Job Description and Person Specification, please click here

Candidates must have the right to work in the UK to be considered.

Please note a CV and a cover letter addressing the Job Description and Person Specification of the role are mandatory to be considered for the position.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact:

London: Dr. Bernie Gregory -  [email protected]

Manchester: Dr. Janine Bonnet -  [email protected]

Newcastle and Glasgow: Dr. Dan Jary   - [email protected]

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