The ARNS Acute care Lead sits on our Respiratory Disease Sub Committee, alongside leads for COPD, Asthma, Bronchiectasis/TB and Interstitial Lung disease.
As Acute Care Lead within the sub-committee there will be occasional requirement to represent ARNS at meetings such as round table meetings or consultations. ARNS will refund travel for these if not covered by the organiser. You would also be expected to provide comments and guidance on various stakeholder consultations such as NICE, BTS and BLF.
The term of office is an initial 2 years with an option to extend for a further two years. All sub-committee members are required to attend one strategy day per year, usually held in early November, for which there is an honorarium and travel costs are also covered. In addition it is expected that there will be approximately three teleconference meetings per year and a meeting pre-conference to attend. You would receive a funded place at conference in recognition of this.
Joining an ARNS sub-committee is a great way to enhance your career development and have a real influence in the future direction of respiratory nursing. If you would like to apply for this important role, please send a short CV and statement detailing what you feel you could bring to the role. Please send your CV and statement of why you think you are suitable for the role to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, 19th August.
Shortlisted candidates will be required to have a short interview, held by teleconference.