The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Charity registered in Scotland SC005317

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is an independent membership organisation concerned principally with the education, training and assessment of Surgeons, Dental Surgeons and Doctors who are involved in the surgical care of patients. Founded in 1505, the College currently has a membership approaching 25,000 in approximately 100 countries throughout the world.

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Department: Membership and Communications

Contract Type: Fixed Term (6 months)

Hours: 35 hours per week

The Outreach department is responsible for promoting and representing the College and for building relationships with organisations and groups allied to surgery. Through the development and delivery of activities including meetings, regional forums, conferences, lectures, symposia and national competitions, the Outreach team work to engage with potential and existing Fellows, Members and Affiliates.

The Outreach Projects and Activities Coordinator role will see you work on a well-established Surgical Skills Competition with support, guidance and mentoring from senior staff members and the Outreach Manager.

This is a fast paced and exciting role that will see you travel regularly across the UK and Ireland. The competition seeks to inspire and enthuse the next generations of surgeons. A knowledge of medical and health organisations is desirable but not essential. An interest in medical and health organisations is desirable as you will be working closely with consultant surgeons and final year undergraduate medical students.

19 regional heats will be delivered between October and March across the UK and Ireland. These heats will be split between two Coordinators to run with support from senior team members and the Outreach Manager.

Full training will be given along with an in depth induction to the Royal College of Surgeons, systems, working processes and procedures.

There will be requirement for the role holder to work outside of normal working hours and travel for work occasionally. Travel, accommodation, subsistence and overnight allowances will be covered.

This role is suited to a highly organised and outgoing individual with strong attention to detail who can deliver on the following tasks;

Principal Tasks

Develop, co-ordinate and attend Regional Heats for the Surgical Skills Competition across the UK and Ireland

Providing clear and regular updates on progress of heats and post event analysis reports

Work with Administrators to process and update Affiliate Networks for students, participating in the competition.

Work closely with the College’s Regional Surgical Adviser in coordinating the Surgical Skills Competition.

Operate as the sole representative ‘face and voice’ of the College when speaking to existing and potential new Members at events.

Complete pre and post event tasks in a timely manner to ensure correct capture of information relating to the Surgical Skills Completion

Working closely with our Communications and PR team to ensure appropriate material is supplied to promote the competition and ensure coverage. This would include sending details of regional heat winners, pictures and any quotes to our comms team.

Secondary Tasks

Assist in other activities within the Outreach section including providing cover for other co-ordinators. This will be minimal as the main focus will be on the Surgical Skills Competition, however, the team are very friendly and flexible and help each other out where required.

Carry out appropriate tasks as delegated by the Outreach Manager.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

This is a superb opportunity for an individual who is confident, methodical, organised and conscientious to be part of a fast paced, supportive and friendly team.

Educated to a minimum level of degree Level (or equivalent) you will have proven administrative and events experience.

You will have excellent communication and team working skills. You will be a proficient user of the MS Office suite and have the ability to prioritise your workload with minimum supervision. A high level of professionalism and diplomacy is required for the role as is a willingness to take on new challenges and be receptive to change.

A desire to progress a career in events management is desirable. Full training will be provide along with continuous coaching and mentoring from the Outreach Manager and Lead Surgical Coordinator.

Please note that we do not accept CV’s and agencies need not apply.

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Development and Partnerships Officer

  • Full time
  • £27,500 – £29,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 17th September 2018

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a capable candidate to join a small team, working for a highly-professional organisation, and secure income for projects that can have an international impact. You will work on your own initiative and will also be seeking ways to add new donors across a range of areas from corporate to major donor.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

Possessing excellent organisational, written and communication skills, you will be able to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the principles of fundraising and prospect research. You will be database literate, i.e. understand the process of data management, and be able to enter information accurately, retrieve the information and present it in various formats. You will have experience of securing significant donations from a range of sources.

You will be able to demonstrate significant experience of working at a similar level, and on your own initiative to high standards, and be well motivated to meet objectives and achieve results. You should be educated to degree level or similar.

The post requires knowledge of standard Microsoft systems (Outlook email, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint). Experience of working in a medical research educational institution would be advantageous, as well as knowledge of the thankQ database system.

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About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is the oldest and largest of the UK surgical Royal Colleges, and one of the largest of all the UK medical Royal Colleges. First incorporated as the Barber Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1505, the College has been at the vanguard of surgical innovation and developments for over 500 years.

The College’s primary role is to ensure the safety of patients and support the provision of the best possible care. it fulfils this role by championing the highest standards of surgical and dental practice; through provision of courses and educational programmes, training, examinations and Continuous Professional Development; liaising with external medical bodies; and by influencing healthcare policy across the UK.

Today, the College is a modern, thriving, global membership network of over 25,000 medical professionals who live and work in more than 100 countries around the world. The membership includes people at every stage of their career, from medical students through to trainees, consultants and those who have retired from practice.

About the Role

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh seeks to appoint a Faculty Development Assistant to provide professional administrative, project and secretariat support to new and emerging faculties of the College. The post holder will play a critical role within a newly formed team, reporting to the Faculty Development Manager.

This will be a varied and highly-rewarding role, with the opportunity for the right applicant to be involved in activities beyond the purely administrative (e.g. events planning and organisation, marketing and communications) and to engage with staff from across the College as well external stakeholders and partners on a regular basis.

Occasionally, the requirement may arise for the post holder to undertake work outside of normal business hours or travel for business purposes.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

Applicants should be able to demonstrate previous experience of providing excellent project and administrative support to committees and executive groups. Applicants will also require highly-developed interpersonal and communication skills, experience in effectively prioritising and managing competing demands, and a demonstrable ability to produce high-quality, clear and concise written work.

As a minimum, applicants should have a Higher Grade English qualification (or equivalent). Education to Degree level is a desirable factor.

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Faculty Development Manager (Fixed-Term)

  • Full time
  • Circa £32,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 18th January 2019

About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is the oldest and largest of the UK surgical Royal Colleges, and one of the largest of all the UK medical Royal Colleges. First incorporated as the Barber Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1505, the College has been at the vanguard of surgical innovation and developments for over 500 years.

The College’s primary role is to ensure the safety of patients and support the provision of the best possible care. it fulfils this role by championing the highest standards of surgical and dental practice; through provision of courses and educational programmes, training, examinations and Continuous Professional Development; liaising with external medical bodies; and by influencing healthcare policy across the UK.

Today, the College is a modern, thriving, global membership network of over 25,000 medical professionals who live and work in more than 100 countries around the world. The membership includes people at every stage of their career, from medical students through to trainees, consultants and those who have retired from practice.

About the Role

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh seeks to appoint a Faculty Development Manager who will be responsible for managing, coordinating and providing on-going support to new, emerging and established faculties of the College. The successful applicant for this new position will play a critical role by liaising and working closely with senior College staff and with the College’s external partners in industry, non-governmental organisations, higher education and the wider medical and healthcare communities, to ensure the success of the Colleges’ faculties and the delivery of their objectives.

Occasionally, the requirement may arise for the post holder to undertake work outside of normal business hours or travel for business purposes.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced manager who can demonstrate a history of successful project design and delivery as well as strong team development and management skills. The successful applicant will be someone who is comfortable working collaboratively across professional boundaries with a range of stakeholders to develop, coordinate and deliver critical work streams and objectives.

Educated to Degree level or equivalent, you will also bring to the role a structured and methodical approach that will support compliance with College and Faculty governance, compliance and reporting requirements.

You will have experience of supporting or working with senior-level committees and working groups. Experience in working with or establishing professional membership networks or communities of practice will be a distinct advantage.

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