Lead Doctor

Contract: Permanent, Part Time
Hours: 21 per week
Location: London, Finsbury Park
Salary: £56,409 - £65,434 pro rata per annum. Please note the starting salary is £56,409 pro rata per annum (actual salary £33,845 per annum) with an opportunity to progress up the scale over time.
Closing date: 1 September 2022
Expected date of interviews: 7 and 8 September 2022

Please note: if successful you will need to attend our mandatory training course which will be held at our Manchester Centre on 4th and 5th October 2022

About the role

Lead Doctors are responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the report writing process, the quality control over the reports, and act as a first port of call for queries from report writers. They are responsible for delivering training relevant to the production of medico legal reports. The work will include recruiting, training and supporting the team and ensuring continuing professional development. The post holder will also medically review reports of doctors in their service and, as other duties permit, write medico-legal reports for survivors of torture. For more information, please find the job description attached.

About you

You will be a qualified medical practitioner with full GMC registration and a current license to practise. Having an in-depth understanding of the social care and health systems in the UK. In addition, you will have significant experience of working with survivors of trauma and/or torture in a medical setting, and experience of writing medico legal reports.

To view the job description and person specification, please click here

To apply, please submit your CV and Covering Letter.

To arrange an informal discussion about these vacancies, please email [email protected]

About Freedom from Torture

Freedom from Torture is dedicated to healing and protecting people who have survived torture. We provide therapies to improve physical and mental health, we medically document torture, and we provide legal and welfare help. We expose torture globally, we fight to hold torturing states to account and we campaign for fairer treatment of torture survivors in the UK.

We campaign for national and global change, using evidence from our services and survivor voices to protect and promote survivors' rights and hold torturing states to account. We are proud to play a significant role in the global anti-torture movement. Survivors, active and empowered, are at the centre of all of our work.
Freedom from Torture is committed to its responsibilities under safeguarding, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS disclosure, as well as a need for full employment history and up to date employment references.

Freedom from Torture is an equal opportunity employer. People with lived experience of torture or asylum, from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQIA+ individuals and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early if we receive a high volume of applications.

No agencies please.