Vacancies

Our recruitment policy at the Society of Homeopaths is very simple: we aim to recruit the best.

There are many advantages and benefits of working at the Society of Homeopaths but we believe we have a number of very strong selling points which set us apart from other organisations.

We recognise that our people are our most important asset. For this reason we provide a truly supportive working environment together with excellent training and development opportunities.

Our values

  • Being committed to offering the highest standards of membership support and going the extra mile for members and colleagues alike
  • Communicating individually and collectively, openly and regularly. As well as a fantastic intranet communication forum, we also have an open door policy across all departments
  • Creating a culture of success where recognition of achievement is rewarded
  • Giving all staff the opportunity for career development and encouraging staff to undertake training and development activities which will advance their skills

Our culture

We believe in a one organisation philosophy. This means that we work hard to ensure that communications and team working are well developed, across all our departments. It is important to us that staff enjoy working for the Society of Homeopaths and have fun whilst at work. We expect people to work hard but to underline the importance we attach to people enjoying what they do is set out in one of the Society’s key strategic aims: To always remain an organisation in which people at all levels want to work and enjoy working.

Our benefits

We offer a very competitive benefits package which includes a salary at market rate, 25 days’ holiday, group personal pension plan with matched contributions and subsidised homeopathic treatment

 

Current Vacancies

Vacancies on Committees - 3 opportunities

Two Lay Members for Professional Standards Committee
Lay Member of Professional Conduct Committee 
RSHom Member for Professional Standards Committee

 

The Society of Homeopaths is the largest organisation registering homeopaths in the UK. The Society was founded in 1978 to forward the development of the profession. Its aim is high quality homeopathic health care for all. The Society has 1300 members from students to registered homeopaths and is accredited by the Professional Standards Agency. 

 

Lay Member, Professional Standards Committee

Two vacancies for Lay Members for this committee

The Professional Standards Committee supports the Professional Standards Manager to drive and maintain standards across the organisation within education, registration and professional conduct. The committee also supports our current ‘accredited’ status with the Professional Standards Authority, whose standards ensure public safety and protection.

The successful candidates will be independent and must possess expertise in the field of complementary and alternative medicine, with experience in regulation and/or public protection being highly desirable.  Experience gained elsewhere in the private, public or voluntary sectors may also be relevant. 

You will need to be able to demonstrate a range of competencies required to contribute effectively to the work of the committee, including integrity, team working, and excellent communication skills.    

The Committee meets three times a year, usually in London. Expenses will be paid. The fee is £400 per meeting. The appointment would be for an initial 3 years.

Closing date: Monday 27th February 2017

Person Specification  click here
Terms of Reference click here

 

Lay Member, Professional Conduct Committee

The Committee help and advise the Professional Conduct Officer across professional conduct, ethics, and practice.  As a regulator, the Society monitors individual standards of practitioners through its professional conduct department.

Successful candidates will bring to the committee the perspective of a member of the public and be able to make a valuable contribution in relation to professional conduct issues.  As well as considering complaints, there could be ethical or procedural questions or comments on amendments or additional guidelines being developed in relation to professional conduct.  Experience in this area and an interest in the healthcare sector would be desirable.

Any experience you have gained in the private, public or voluntary sectors may be relevant and we would be delighted to hear from you. You will need to be able to demonstrate a range of competencies required to contribute effectively to the work of the committee, including integrity, team working, and excellent communication skills.    

The post is not remunerated and will be for an initial 3 years.  The Committee generally meets once every two months on the 3rd or 4th Thursday morning of the month by telephone conference.   In addition, each year one meeting is held at the Society’s offices in Northampton.  Expenses will be paid for this.

Attached are the terms of reference for both committees as well as the person specifications.

Interested applicants who wish to discuss the posts should contact the Chief Executive, Mark Taylor, on 01604 817890 or mark_taylor@homeopathy-soh.org

Applicants should write, outlining their experience to liz_wootliff@homeopathy-soh.org

Closing date: Monday 27th February 2017

Person specification click here
T
erms of reference click here

 

RSHom Member of Professional Standards Committee 

The Professional Standards Committee has been re-structured and is now looking for a member to serve on the Committee for the coming 3 years.  

The Professional Standards Committee supports the Professional Standards Manager to drive and maintain standards across the organisation within education, regulation and professional conduct. The committee also supports our current ‘accredited’ status with the Professional Standards Authority, whose standards ensure public safety and protection.

The successful candidate will be an RSHom and will need to have an understanding and interest in standards and/or education.  Experience gained elsewhere in the private, public or voluntary sectors may also be relevant. 

You will need to be able to demonstrate a range of competencies required to contribute effectively to the work of the committee, including integrity, team working, and excellent communication skills.    

The Committee meets three times a year, usually in London.  Expenses will be paid.  The appointment would be for an initial 3 years.

Attached are the terms of reference for the committee as well as the person specification. 

Interested applicants who wish to discuss the posts should contact the Chief Executive, Mark Taylor, on 01604 817890 or mark_taylor@homeopathy-soh.org

Applicants should write, outlining their experience to liz_wootliff@homeopathy-soh.org

Closing date: Monday 6th March 2017

Person specification click here

Terms of reference click here