BRING YOUR EXPERTISE TO THE ACMD
Appointment of a Chair and 8 Members to the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs.
Closing date is 5pm on 18 November 2010.
The Home Office is looking to appoint a Chair person to the ACMD and eight members with specified expertise.
If you are interested – or know colleagues who might be interested - you can obtain an information pack and an application form by telephoning 020-7035 3330 or by going to firstname.lastname@example.org, quoting reference HOACMD.
Closing date for receipt of completed applications is 5pm on 18 November 2010.
The ACMD is a non-departmental public body established under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 to advise the Government on drug related issues within the UK. It is sponsored by the Home Office. The ACMD is responsible for keeping under review the situation in the UK with respect to drugs which are being, or appear likely to be, misused and the misuse of which is having, or appears capable of having, harmful effects sufficient to constitute a social problem. The ACMD advises Ministers accordingly.
The successful candidates will be required to take up post from 1 January 2011, and appointments will be for a maximum period of three years.
â€“ Social Sciences or equivalent (2 positions)
â€“ Psychology/Addiction Psychiatry or Treatment (2 positions)
â€“ General Practice
Members are not entitled to receive any remuneration but can claim travel and subsistence expenses.
The adverts are available electronically on the ACMD website.