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.

Current vacancies

Senior Faculty Administrator

  • Full time
  • £26,028
  • Edinburgh (Hybrid working can be considered)
  • Closing 24th January 2022

About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is an independent membership organisation dedicated to the education, training and advancement of surgeons, dental surgeons, doctors, and various individuals throughout healthcare who are involved in the surgical care of patients. The College has a current membership approaching 30,000 and growing, with members spanning over 100 countries around the world.

From our founding in 1505, the College has been committed to the advancement of surgery and driving patient safety standards worldwide. In our 515-year history, there has never been a better time to join the College than now.

About the Role

The Senior Faculty Administrator will occupy an important and prominent position within a small, collaborative team of faculty administrators. In general, the duties of the post will include providing high quality administrative, project and secretariat support to several of the College’s faculties, covering surgery, dentistry and the extended surgical team.

This will be a varied and rewarding role, providing an opportunity to support the College’s faculties in delivering their operational and strategic objectives across a wide range of areas. The post holder will be required to engage with staff from across the College and with faculty members on a regular basis. Reporting to a Faculty Development Manager, the Senior Faculty Administrator will be expected to lead by example and set a high standard for the wider administrative team to follow.

There may be requirement for the role holder to work outside of normal working hours and travel for work occasionally.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

Applicants should be able to demonstrate significant previous experience of providing excellent project and administrative support to boards, 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, sometimes to challenging deadlines.

A key part of the role will involve working with a significant number of standing committees, boards and working groups across the different faculties and delivering an effective and efficient secretariat support function. Therefore, experience in this area is essential.

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

Working with us

At the College we aim to embrace views from across the organisation, sharing common goals and values for the betterment of healthcare through the advancement of surgical and dental professionals. We aim to develop teams that are reflective of the needs of our members and maximise the potential of every employee.

To reflect the varying needs across the organisation, we offer a range of policies and benefits for our workforce including a generous 42 days annual leave, flexible working practices, enhanced employer pensions contribution, bike 2 work scheme and various discounts throughout the College including the Ten Hill Place Hotel, 1505 Café and free entry to Surgeons’ Hall Museums.

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Top job! Business Manager

  • Full time
  • £35,000 – £38,000
  • Edinburgh (working remotely until further notice)
  • Closing 14th May 2021

Department: The British Association of Oral Surgeons

About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

The RCSEd is an independent membership organisation concerned principally with the education, training and assessment of Surgeons, Dental Surgeons and healthcare professionals who are involved in the clinical care of patients. Founded in 1505, the RCSEd currently has a global membership approaching 30,000.

The RCSEd currently provides office accommodation, administrative services and staff resource to the BAOS (see below).

College Benefits:

  • 42 days Annual Leave
  • Flexible working options will be considered
  • Option of enhanced employer pension contribution
  • Discounts at the College Hotel and the College Café (Café 1505) once open & Free entry to Surgeons' Hall Museums for Staff + 3 Guests
  • Public Transport – Annual Season Tickets travel advance loan
  • and many more.

About the British Association of Oral Surgeons

The BAOS is an independent membership organisation and represents practitioners with a special interest in Oral Surgery in both Primary and Secondary Care. The Association’s aims are to promote the development of Specialist Oral Surgery practice and address issues relating to NHS and private practice, training, clinical governance, and post-specialist training.

About the Role

The BAOS Business Manager represents a newly created role intended to provide a high level of professional, business, and administrative resource to support the delivery of BAOS strategic objectives as well as more effective direct support to the BAOS trustees. As well as overseeing the day-to-day management of all aspects of the BAOS office and the supervision and development of a Senior Administrator, the Business Manager will provide direct professional support and advice to the BAOS Council and office bearers on a full range of issues relevant to a small independent charity and business.

There may be requirement for the role holder to work outside of normal working hours and travel for work occasionally.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

The Business Manager must be able to demonstrate significant business and financial acumen (preferably relating to the charitable or not-for-profit sector), previous success in managing and developing staff as well as experience of managing projects and/or diverse portfolios of activity. You will be required to bring to bear good judgement, critical thinking, and strategic awareness, as well as the highly developed interpersonal and communication skills necessary to work successfully with a wide range of stakeholders at all levels. This role will suit a flexible and adaptable individual with significant organisational, management and business experience who can work well under the reasonable pressures of time and resource constraints.

You will be educated to degree level or be able to demonstrate significant relevant experience.

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Faculty Development Administrator

  • Full time
  • £21,344
  • Edinburgh (working remotely until further notice)
  • Closing 21st June 2021

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is an independent membership organisation dedicated to the education, training and advancement of surgeons, dental surgeons, doctors, and various individuals throughout healthcare who are involved in the surgical care of patients. The College has a current membership approaching 29,000 and growing, with members spanning over 100 countries around the world.

From our founding in 1505, the College has been committed to the advancement of surgery and driving patient safety standards worldwide. In our 515-year history, there has never been a better time to join the College than now.

Working with us:

At the College we aim to embrace views from across the organisation, sharing common goals and values for the betterment of healthcare through the advancement of surgical and dental professionals. We aim to develop teams that are reflective of the needs of our members and maximise the potential of every employee.

To reflect the varying needs across the organisation, we offer a range of policies and benefits for our workforce including a generous 42 days annual leave, flexible working practices, enhanced employer pensions contribution and various discounts throughout the College including the Ten Hill Place Hotel, 1505 Café and free entry to Surgeons’ Hall Museums.

About The Faculty of Remote, Rural and Humanitarian Healthcare (FRRHH)

The FRRHH is hosted within The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and aims to be the global professional home for remote, rural and humanitarian healthcare professionals. Its primary objective is to improve the health outcomes of individuals living and working in remote, rural and humanitarian healthcare contexts.

The Faculty supports the needs of individuals and organisations working across the public, private and third sectors, by setting professional and educational standards, developing leadership capacity, accrediting training and supporting innovation in remote, rural and humanitarian healthcare. The Faculty is a professional membership organisation that sets and maintains the standard of remote, rural and humanitarian healthcare globally.

About the Role

The FRRHH has an exciting opportunity for a pro-active, analytical, and highly organised individual to be part of developing remote, rural and humanitarian healthcare. You will work with a committed group of volunteer clinicians, healthcare professionals and subject matter experts, from a diverse range of backgrounds, who are world leading experts in their fields. What they have in common is their shared dedication to improving and enhancing remote, rural and humanitarian healthcare.

Organisations we work with include: UK-MED, the International Criminal Court, UN, WHO, MSF, United Healthcare Global, International SOS, Optima Healthcare, the NHS, The Robert Gordon University, The University of the Highlands and Islands, Skills for Health, Scottish Government and a wide range of other charitable and industry organisations within remote, rural and humanitarian healthcare.

If you have the skills and experience required, and if you have an interest in the exciting and inspiring work of the Faculty, then we want to hear from you. We require a highly organised and efficient self-starter who can deliver the Faculty’s full range of administrative needs. This is a varied role that will provide opportunities for the right candidate to contribute to and experience other areas of the Faculty’s work. This will include project management, researching and preparing briefing materials, events organisation and delivery, and contributing to communications activity. For the right candidate, this role provides the opportunity to develop your skills, gain understanding of a membership and healthcare organisation, and work alongside some of the world’s leading experts in the field of remote, rural and humanitarian healthcare.

You will work closely with the Faculty Development Manager in a small team where you will help to shape the projects and activities of the Faculty. As part of a small team, you will be supported to grow within this role. You will also need to collaborate effectively with colleagues across the breadth of the College’s c.200 staff to ensure that the Faculty is supported appropriately in achieving its aims and objectives. This will provide further experience, insight and understanding of a healthcare and membership organisation.

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Top job! Head of Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine – FSEM (UK)

  • Full time
  • Circa £42,000
  • Edinburgh (working remotely until further notice)
  • Closing 19th July 2021

About The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine (FSEM (UK))

The purpose of FSEM (UK) is to determine the training and professional standards for the medical specialty of sport and exercise medicine within the UK. The Faculty is co-hosted between the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) and the Royal College of Physicians of London (RCPL). Based in Edinburgh, within the campus of the RCSEd, the Faculty has over 600 members. FSEM(UK) staff are formal employees of the College and are subject to its employment terms and conditions.

About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is an independent membership organisation dedicated to the education, training and advancement of surgeons, dental surgeons, doctors, and various individuals throughout healthcare who are involved in the surgical care of patients. The College has a current membership approaching 29,000 and growing, with members spanning over 100 countries around the world.

From our founding in 1505, the College has been committed to the advancement of surgery and driving patient safety standards worldwide. In our 515-year history, there has never been a better time to join the College than now.

About the Role

This is a rare opportunity to play a significant leadership role within the Faculty and to support and influence the development of sport and exercise medicine within the UK and globally. You will be expected to operate with considerable autonomy, whilst recognising and reconciling the needs of the Faculty and the requirements of its parent colleges. As such, the ability to forge and nurture effective and productive professional relationships across different organisations and at senior levels will be key.

In addition to managing the day-to-day running of the Faculty office and its staff, you will work closely and at a strategic level with Faculty office-bearers, Council members, other clinicians and senior RCSEd staff to advance the vision, mission and objectives of the Faculty. To do so effectively, you will require considerable business and financial acumen, well-developed communication skills, the ability to operate with diplomacy and tact and a significant capacity to think and act strategically, developing creative solutions in response to current and emerging priorities.

The successful applicant will join the Faculty at a critical and exciting time, as key projects such as our “Moving Medicine” initiative are gaining an international footprint and as the Faculty is considering its own future governance and legal status, with the ambition to one day become a Royal College in its own right.

Following a successful appointment, the current Head of FSEM will continue in post for several months on a job-share basis for one-day per week (total complement of 1.2 FTE) before retiring no later than December 2021. This will allow the incoming Head of FSEM to benefit from an extended period of handover and transition.

Working with us

At the College we aim to embrace views from across the organisation, sharing common goals and values for the betterment of healthcare through the advancement of surgical and dental professionals. We aim to develop teams that are reflective of the needs of our members and maximise the potential of every employee.

To reflect the varying needs across the organisation, we offer a range of policies and benefits for our workforce including a generous 42 days annual leave, flexible working practices, enhanced employer pensions contribution and various discounts throughout the College including the Ten Hill Place Hotel, 1505 Café and free entry to Surgeons’ Hall Museums.

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Governance, Risk & Compliance Officer

  • Full time
  • £28,980
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 12th October 2021

About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is an independent membership organisation dedicated to the education, training and advancement of surgeons, dental surgeons, doctors, and various individuals throughout healthcare who are involved in the surgical care of patients. The College has a current membership approaching 29,000 and growing, with members spanning over 100 countries around the world.

From our founding in 1505, the College has been committed to the advancement of surgery and driving patient safety standards worldwide. In our 515-year history, there has never been a better time to join the College than now.

About the Role

Reporting to the Head of Governance, Risk & Compliance (GR&C) and working closely with colleagues across the College, this new role will support the achievement of operational excellence in areas relevant to governance, risk and compliance.

This is an exciting and varied role, with a broad range of responsibility in the management, monitoring and implementation of best practice across a wide range of GR&C activity including governance frameworks, risk management and data protection.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

This is a superb opportunity for a motivated individual with the ability to prioritise and balance a varied workload and deliver outcomes within deadlines without supervision.

Educated to degree level (or equivalent), you will have good working knowledge and experience of supporting or delivering projects relevant to charity governance, risk management and/or general compliance. We are particularly interested in candidates who can demonstrate experience in supporting information governance compliance and familiarity with relevant legislation e.g., Data Protection Act/UK GDPR.

You will have excellent communication skills with the ability to swiftly establish credibility and confidence amongst senior stakeholders. You will possess good judgement and decision-making skills and be confident in making informed decisions.

You will be a proficient user of the MS Office suite and the ability to interpret, collate, analyse and effectively present information from a variety of sources with a high level of accuracy.

A Foundation or Practitioner Certificate in Data Protection is desirable.

Working with us

At the College we aim to embrace views from across the organisation, sharing common goals and values for the betterment of healthcare through the advancement of surgical and dental professionals. We aim to develop teams that are reflective of the needs of our members and maximise the potential of every employee.

To reflect the varying needs across the organisation, we offer a range of policies and benefits for our workforce including a generous 42 days annual leave, flexible working practices, enhanced employer pensions contribution and various discounts throughout the College including the Ten Hill Place Hotel, 1505 Café and free entry to Surgeons’ Hall Museums.

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