Royal College Of General Practitioners
Royal College Of General Practitioners

Charity registered in Scotland SC040430

The Royal College of General Practitioners is the largest membership organisation solely for GPs in the United Kingdom. Founded in 1952, it has over 52,000 members who are committed to improving patient care, developing their own skills and promoting general practice as a discipline. General practice is the largest branch of the medical profession. It provides some one million consultations for patients in the UK every working day and deals with 86% of the health problems experienced by the UK population.

Current vacancies

Governance Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £26,394
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 23rd January 2022

The Royal College of General Practitioners is the largest membership organisation solely for GPs in the United Kingdom. Founded in 1952, it has over 53,000 members who are committed to improving patient care, developing their own skills and promoting general practice as a discipline. General practice is the largest branch of the medical profession. It provides some 1 million consultations for patients in the UK every working day and deals with 86% of the health problems experienced by the UK population.

The Office and Governance Coordinator will play a key role in supporting the work of the College in Scotland through the provision of high-level executive support to the Joint Chairs of the College and a secretariat function for various committees and groups.

We are looking for someone with exceptional organisational skills, attention to detail and a can-do attitude. You will have previous experience of providing complex executive support to senior leaders and secretariat support to committees. You will:

  • provide a consistent level of assistance to the Joint Chairs of the College in Scotland
  • provide complex diary management support
  • respond to internal and external requests in a timely manner
  • organise meetings, ensuring they run smoothly
  • provide secretariat and governance support to a number of committees and groups
  • organise travel and accommodation where required

This role will be remote working initially with a view to returning to the office in Edinburgh city centre in spring 2022. We offer flexible working hours Monday to Friday.

If you’re enthusiastic, driven, and want a role where you can really make a difference to the organisation and your own career, we want to hear from you.

The successful candidate will share our corporate values. In return, the College offers excellent terms and conditions.

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Faculty Support Officer (Scotland)

  • Part time
  • £26,394 pro-rata
  • Flexible across Scotland
  • Closing 23rd January 2022

The Royal College of General Practitioners is the largest membership organisation solely for GPs in the United Kingdom. Founded in 1952, it has over 53,000 members who are committed to improving patient care, developing their own skills and promoting general practice as a discipline. General practice is the largest branch of the medical profession. It provides some 1 million consultations for patients in the UK every working day and deals with 86% of the health problems experienced by the UK population.

We are currently seeking an individual to work as part of the Devolved Nations and Republic of Ireland Faculty Support Team. Based in Scotland, this part-time role would suit someone with excellent organisational and time management skills. Managing the day-to-day core activities of two of the faculties in Scotland, you will provide support advice and guidance to Faculty Chairs and Officers and operational support to local Faculty Boards. This includes the planning and delivery of quarterly Faculty Board meetings and Annual General Meetings.

You will need demonstrable experience of supporting committees and excellent organisational and communication skills. The ability to work on your own initiative, manage conflicting deadlines and prioritise your workload is a key part of the role as well as the ability to work in a professional manner with honesty and integrity. The position offers the opportunity to work as an integral part of a key team within the College, delivering support directly to our members.

The successful candidate will share our corporate values. In return, the College offers excellent benefits, terms and conditions and great working environment.

This permanent role is offered on a part-time basis of 21 hours per week with flexibility over days worked (Monday to Friday) and location is flexible across Scotland.

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Membership and Events Manager

  • Full time
  • £31,485
  • Remote working
  • Closing 15th August 2021

The Royal College of General Practitioners is the largest membership organisation solely for GPs in the United Kingdom. Founded in 1952, it has over 54,000 members who are committed to improving patient care, developing their own skills and promoting general practice as a discipline. General practice is the largest branch of the medical profession. It provides some 1 million consultations for patients in the UK every working day and deals with 86% of the health problems experienced by the UK population.

We are looking for an experienced Membership and Events Manager to lead on the planning and delivery of events for our 5000 members across Scotland. With demonstrable experience in this area, you will have the ability to manage multiple programmes and events, delivering high quality activity on time and on budget. Building relationships and promoting ideas and opportunities to key internal and external stakeholders will be a crucial part of the role. This position line manages a Membership and Events Coordinator and will work closely with counterparts across the UK.

Our ideal candidate will be passionate about developing and delivering high quality events that will benefit our members and will make a positive contribution to the profession.

The successful candidate will share our corporate values. In return, the College offers excellent benefits, terms and conditions and a great working environment.

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Member of the RCGP Scottish Patient Forum

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Scotland wide
  • Closing 23rd August 2021

Organisation aims and objectives

The Royal College of General Practitioners Scotland (RCGP Scotland) is the professional membership organisation for general practitioners in Scotland. We represent approximately 5,000 members in Scotland and our purpose is to encourage, foster and maintain the highest possible standards in general medical practice.

Description

As a member of our Scottish Patient Forum, you will help to ensure that the patient voice is woven through the work of RCGP Scotland. From feeding into policy consultation responses, to assisting with the development of campaigns and College communications; members of the RCGP Scotland Patient Forum will play a key role in helping to shape the work of the College in Scotland.

The Patient Forum will operate as a virtual advisory group via Microsoft Teams. Ad hoc meetings and workshops will be convened, with members of the Patient Forum provided with advanced notice of these meetings.

Reasonable adjustments will be made to ensure that those without digital access can contribute to the work of the Patient Forum.

Applications are welcome from patients who are not and have never been general medical practitioners.

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Devolved Nation Support Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £26,394
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 9th January 2022

The Royal College of General Practitioners is the largest membership organisation solely for GPs in the United Kingdom. Founded in 1952, it has over 53,000 members who are committed to improving patient care, developing their own skills and promoting general practice as a discipline.

We are currently looking to recruit a Devolved Nations Support Coordinator who will liaise with Colleagues from across the UK. Based in Edinburgh, this is a pivotal support role to the work of RCGP in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the finance administration function, coordination of records management, health and safety, property and website updates for the Devolved Nation teams, as well as providing reception cover for RCGP Scotland. You will also play a leading role in ensuring that College brand and style guidelines across the Devolved Nations are adhered to and in the coordination and dissemination of information and communications between the Devolved Nations and other parts of the College.

Educated to HND or equivalent you will have experience of providing high level and complex administrative support with very high standards of attention to detail in all written material. Demonstrating a flexible and friendly attitude, you will be able to work under your own initiative, have excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritise effectively to meet conflicting deadlines.

The successful candidate will share our corporate values. In return, the College offers excellent benefits, terms and conditions and a great working environment.

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Policy and Public Relations Officer

  • Full time
  • £31,485
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 10th January 2022

The Royal College of General Practitioners is the largest membership organisation solely for GPs in the United Kingdom. Founded in 1952, it has over 53,000 members who are committed to improving patient care, developing their own skills and promoting general practice as a discipline. General practice is the largest branch of the medical profession. It provides some 1 million consultations for patients in the UK every working day and deals with 86% of the health problems experienced by the UK population.

We are currently recruiting a Policy and Public Relations Officer to support our communications, policy and public affairs activity in Scotland. This role is an integral part of the Policy and Public Affairs team and we are looking for someone who has demonstrable experience in a communications, policy or public affairs role.

You will play a leading role in ensuring that the priorities of RCGP and issues impacting general practice are recognised by policy makers, the press and the public. You will influence decision making at the highest level which will have a direct impact on general practice and its patients by drafting RCGP policy consultation responses, representing RCGP policy at high-level external stakeholder meetings and providing sound advice to our GP representatives ahead of these meetings.

You will also help to deliver our internal and external communications across Scotland, ensuring that our key messages reach the intended audiences to maximise impact. This will require you to develop and maintain links with media contacts across Scotland, draft key internal communications to our members and produce proactive and reactive media statements. You will also assist in maintaining our social media presence.

Our small, friendly team plays a key role in supporting general practice in Scotland. You’ll be helping communicate to stakeholders the views of the RCGP, and to do that effectively, knowledge and experience of the health agenda, patient issues and political context of Scotland would be highly advantageous.

You’ll have degree level education or have requisite experience, be an excellent team player and be able to work across a varied organisation and take a corporate viewpoint.

The successful candidate will share our corporate values. In return, the College offers excellent terms and conditions.

This role will be remote working initially with a view to returning to the office in Edinburgh city centre in spring 2022. We offer flexible working hours Monday to Friday.

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