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The GCC has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and dedicated Fitness to Practise Caseworker to join our small, friendly and dynamic team. This permanent position is well suited to an individual who is looking to advance their career in regulation and gain hands-on experience in a stimulating and supportive environment, where no day is the same.  

Job Title: Fitness to Practise Caseworker, full time, permanent
Salary: £25,000
Reports to: Investigations Manager
Hours: 35 hours /week (permanent, full time) 

Further details are available in the candidate job pack.

Role

As a Fitness to Practise Caseworker, you will be a key member of the Fitness to Practise (FTP) Directorate and will undertake investigatory/preparatory work for FTP cases and enquiry cases. 

Duties & Responsibilities

Drafting case plans, documenting and obtaining key evidence. 

Carrying out all actions required to investigate and gather evidence on new complaints.

Taking witness statements; administrative support duties.

Responding to enquiries, drafting correspondence for the Investigators / Investigations Manager. 

Any other ad-hoc tasks which may be requested. 

The post holder is expected to live the GCC’s values and behaviours, to speak up if there are concerns, to have due regard to information confidentiality, equality, diversity and inclusion.

About the GCC 

The General Chiropractic Council (GCC) is an independent statutory body established by Parliament to regulate chiropractors in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Gibraltar. We are one of ten healthcare regulators, with our activities scrutinised by the Professional Standards Authority. 

Working pattern

The GCC operates office-based working patterns, 35 hours per week, 08.30am - 6.30pm

To discuss the role, and/or the process contract Juliet St Bernard, Investigations Manager, j.stbernard@gcc-uk.org 020 7713 5155 or Eleanor Poole, Director of Fitness to Practise, e.poole@gcc-uk.org 0207 841 0377. 

Application 

The deadline for completed applications is 4 August 2020 at noon. Interviews will take place on 11 August 2020, undertaken virtually via Microsoft Teams. The interview panel will be made up of Director of Fitness to Practise, Eleanor Poole and Investigations Manager, Juliet St Bernard. 

To apply, please submit the following information, referring to “Fitness to Practise Caseworker” in the subject line, to recruitment@gcc-uk.org:  

·       A covering letter (a maximum of two sides A4 and a minimum of font size 12pt) indicating how your skills and experience match the essential and desirable requirements of the person specification. 

·       A curriculum vitae (a maximum of three sides A4 and a minimum of font size 12pt) with education and professional qualifications and full employment history. It must include the contact details of one personal and one professional referee. 

·       GCC equality and diversity monitoring form (Annex B).