The Member Protection and Support Division is at the forefront of protecting the careers, reputations and financial risk of our members worldwide. The purpose of the role is to provide trusted and valued medicolegal services to our members.
The purpose of the role is to provide medicolegal case management services. Our MLC's advise members by telephone, in correspondence and face to face, about a wide variety of medicolegal and ethical issues affecting their professional practice. This can include, but is not limited to: complaints, claims, inquests, disciplinary and GMC hearings, or a combination of one or more of these.
The Ideal Candidate
We are currently seeking 5 MLCs to join our teams in our Edinburgh and Leeds offices, the successful candidates are required to have both graduate and, ideally, postgraduate medical degrees and/or diplomas and to be fully registered and licensed with the recognised regulator within the relevant jurisdiction (e.g. the GMC).
A healthcare law qualification and/or experience in a medico-legal setting would be advantageous but is not essential.
To be considered for the role you will also need to be able to demonstrate commercial awareness and operational understanding.
These roles are full-time office based positions, whilst we do offer some flexibility in relation to working location and hours, we would like to see applications from candidates who can commit to this.
Due to the urgency of these roles we may commence interviews prior to the closing date so please submit your application as soon as possible.
- 12% company pension contribution (3% from the individual)
- Annual bonus scheme
- Private Medical Insurance
- Health Care Cash Plan
- 30 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
About the Company
Medical Protection Society (MPS) is the world’s leading protection organisation for doctors, dentists and healthcare professionals. We protect and support the professional interests of more than 300,000 members around the world, in countries as diverse as the United Kingdom, South Africa and Hong Kong.
We strive to be much more than a last line of defence by being at our members’ side at every step, offering support, advice and world-class defence. Membership provides access to expert advice and support together with the right to request indemnity for complaints or claims arising from professional practice.
We continue to invest in our team to ensure that we are delivering the best possible service for members. This was recognised in 2016 when we were awarded an Investors in People Silver award.
Medical Protection Society