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RCT Management Board Vacancies

The RCT Management Board is responsible for the management of the Register of Clinical Technologists, which aims to protect the public by regulating the clinical technologist profession. Its full functions are set out in its Terms of Reference. The Board meets three times each year in York.

Membership of the Management Board comprises the Registrar and Assistant Registrar, two representatives from each of the three collaborating professional bodies (the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine, the Association of Renal Technologists, and the Institute of Healthcare Engineering and Estate Management), two elected Registrants and two lay members, who are not part of the technologist profession. These lay members bring their wider perspective on healthcare and public protection.

We currently have vacancies for 2x Lay Members and 1x Registrant Representative.

If you would like to apply, please see the role description for full details of the requirements, complete the application form and return it to Marie Goodall.

RCT Management Board Terms of Reference

Lay Member:
Role Description
Application Form

Registrant Representative:
Role Description
Application Form

Closing date for applications is 8th November 2021.


IPEM Elected Representative

We currently have a vacancy for an IPEM representative on the RCT Management Board.

The Management Board is made up of:

The Registrar

A Deputy Registrar

Two IPEM representatives

Two ART representatives

Two IHEEM representatives

Two elected representatives

Two lay representatives

The members of the board will contribute towards the policies, procedures and principles which are part of the operation of the Register and contribute to the overall direction of the Register.  The role of the elected representatives is particularly important to give an input which reflects the views of Registrants, which is independent and not governed by the views of the professional bodies involved in running the Register.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for the role you do not need to be an RCT registrant; however you must be a Full member of IPEM and;

Have experience as a Clinical Technologist in one of the current RCT scopes of practice.


Have experience as a registered professional within healthcare science and have experience of working within a professional register

If you would like to apply, please see the role description for full details of the requirements, complete the generic volunteer application form which is available in the Members’ area of the IPEM website, and return it to Marie Goodall.


RCT Assessors required

We currently have vacancies for RCT Assessors on the RCT panel. If you are registered on the RCT are looking for a new challenge, this is an interesting and varied role to add to your CV and could also count towards your CPD. Please see below for further details.

Role description

To assess the applications from potential RCT registrants and determine their suitability for registration.

For primary route applicants this will involve ensuring they hold the relevant qualifications.

For equivalence applications this will involve assessing a portfolio report to determine whether they meet the criteria and have the relevant experience to be registered. In order to do this you must be working as a registered technologist with sufficient experience to assess an application.

Full training for how to assess applicants will be provided beforehand. This will involve one training session and your appointment will commence upon the completion of your training session.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for the role you must be registered as a Clinical Technologist with the RCT and be working as a registered Clinical Technologist in one of the current RCT scopes of practice.

You must be able to critically review a portfolio of evidence and determine that all criteria has been met.

We would particularly welcome applications from potential assessors in the following scopes:

Medical Engineering

Radiation Physics

Radiation Engineering

Radiotherapy Physics

If you would like to apply, please read the role description, complete the application form, and return it to Marie Goodall

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