Please see below for our current vacancies.

Medico Legal Advisor

We are currently recruiting for a Medico Legal Advisor, the position is part time, 3 days (21 hours) per week. Training will be provided on our services although some prior knowledge of clinical negligence is required. We are particularly interested in candidates who have a medical background and who have some understanding of clinical negligence litigation. A legal background would be an asset although it is not essential for this position.

You should be able to identify the appropriate medico-legal experts to advise on breach of duty and/or causation issues as well as condition and prognosis. You will be involved in monitoring and keeping the medico legal expert database current and maintaining a high level of service to our Lawyer Service members.

The successful applicant will be expected to work with the conference department by suggesting medical speakers and topics for conferences.

From time to time, you will be involved in providing support to members of the public by way of providing written advice and information on a range of issues, helping with inquests and the helpline.

Capacity permitting you will be involved in rolling out AvMA’s junior certification scheme (Certificates of Competence) for lawyers.

Please apply with your CV and a covering letter that sets out how you meet the essential criteria, which can be uploaded here.

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