Current vacancies

Please look at our current job opportunities at the College.

On this page:

 

 

Northern Ireland (Events and Committee Coordinator) 0.5FTE

The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health has an exciting new position for the role of Events and Committee Coordinator in our Belfast Office.  This role is critical to supporting the work of the External Affairs Manager in Northern Ireland.    

We are looking for an exceptional candidate who has administrative experience particularly in committee administration or minute taking.  The ideal candidate should also be able to communicate effectively with a wide audience and who can work on their own initiative in a small team. 

The post is at grade 4 and the salary offered for this post ranges from £24,076pa - £29,291pa pro rata (all appointments at the College are usually offered at the first point on the scale).  The average working hours will be 17.5 hours per week with reasonable flexibility to reflect peaks and troughs in work demands.

Further information about the role Events and Committees Coordinator (Northern Ireland) job description and person specification

To apply - please complete an application form and send to recruitment@rcpch.ac.uk by 5pm on Wednesday 17 September 2014

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 1 October 2014

 

Exams Administrator (Applied Knowledge, UK and Overseas) (Fixed term role until 30 June 2015)

The RCPCH Exams Team is currently entering an exciting phase with the implementation of computer based testing in January 2015. An opportunity has now arisen in the Exams Team for an Exams Administrator, based in central London.  We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic administrator within the Candidate Liaison Section of the Exams Team to assist in administering and delivering the Theory examinations.

The role will be responsible for processing of examination entries through an online application system, payments and placements; the preparation of exam materials and delivery to exam centres; the processing and publication of examination results; dealing with external queries from candidates, trainees and examiners and any other duties as outlined in the relevant job description.

The ideal candidate will have will have excellent IT and organisational skills and the ability to work well under pressure.  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential as well as a meticulous attention to detail. The successful candidate will possess the ability to cope with competing priorities and work on their own initiative. 

RCPCH achieved ‘one to watch’ accreditation as part of the 2014 Best Companies. This is about excelling in every area which is critical to workplace engagement and includes personal growth and wellbeing.

The College provides a supportive and progressive working environment, there are a wide range of benefits available to staff at the College include generous annual leave entitlement. Please see our website for further details. 

The post is at grade 4 and the salary offered for this post ranges from £26,750 to £32,546.  All appointments at the College are usually offered at the first point on the scale.

Further information about the role - Exams Administrator Job Description and Person Specification

To apply - please complete an application form and send to recruitment@rcpch.ac.uk by 9am on Monday 15 September 2014

Interviews will be held: Monday 22 September 2014

 

Project Coordinator, Education Provision (0.6 FTE) (Fixed term until 31 August 2015)

An opportunity has arisen for a Project Coordinator within Education Provision part of the Education and Training Division at the London office.

The role will provide project and operational support to deliver educational resources to healthcare professionals.  The Coordinator will work closely with project managers, clinicians and other stakeholders to ensure the delivery of quality outputs on time and in budget. The role will include project coordination, budget and resource management and reporting on projects.

The ideal candidate will have excellent project coordination skills and experience, as well as excellent communication skills both oral and written. Strong problem solving skills demonstrating the ability to understand and discuss complex issues are essential.  The ability to work both independently and as part of a team, including experience of working collaboratively with representatives from other organisations is also essential.

The post is at grade 4 and the salary offered for this post ranges from £26, 750 - £32, 546 pro rata per annum (all appointments at the College are usually offered at the first point on the scale).

Further information about the role Project Coordinator Education Provision Job Description and Person Specification

To apply - please complete an application form and send to recruitment@rcpch.ac.uk by 9am on Monday 15 September 2014

Interviews will take place on Thursday 25 September 2014

 

Recruitment and Careers Manager (Paediatrics)

Permanent contract (Full Time)

An exciting, and challenging opportunity has arisen for a Recruitment and Careers Manager (Paediatrics) within the Education and Training Division at the London office. 

The Recruitment and Careers team set standards and guidelines for paediatric trainee recruitment in the UK, ensuring that all of our schemes are fit for purpose and follow the principles of best practice. In particular the team manages the selection process for Specialty and Sub-Specialty training posts in Paediatrics, as well as an international training scheme.

The post holder will manage staff and resources to meet the strategic objectives of the team and Division including the setting of objectives and conducting performance reviews for named staff.  With responsibility for both strategic development and operational delivery of all activity related to recruitment, selection and careers to agreed standards, the successful candidate will be adept at contributing and responding to changes in this area on an ongoing basis.

The desired candidate will have extensive knowledge and experience of working in the NHS or Higher Education sector (e.g postgraduate deanery, university, medical royal college), high volume assessment/recruitment processes, working within a regulatory framework and be able to lead on the strategic development of recruitment and selection methodologies in a medical context.

An excellent knowledge and understanding of assessment methodologies associated with high stakes assessment is required.  In addition, a strong, working knowledge of immigration legislation and other regulatory frameworks, as they apply to the employment of doctors would be desirable.  Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills to inspire support and confidence of members, staff and senior clinicians are essential.

The post is at grade 7 and the salary offered for this post ranges from £41,678 pa to £50,708per annum (all appointments at the College are usually offered at the first point on the scale).

To find out further information about the role and apply, please visit:

Further information about the role Recruitment and Careers Manager Job Description and Person Specification (PDF, 1MB, 5 pages)

To apply - please complete an application form and send to recruitment@rcpch.ac.uk by 12.00pm (midday) Monday 29 September 2014

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 7 October 2014

Please note that CVs will not be accepted.

 

Research Development Manager

Permanent contract (Full Time)

The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health has an exciting opportunity for a Research Development Manager to provide high level research expertise to the division and to manage and develop the research governance and programme of work for the research projects team within the College.   

The post will develop collaborative partnerships with other partners including academic units as part of their responsibility for developing new, externally funded research programmes and projects to lead the way in children’s health.

The post holder will provide high level expertise and management support and will be expected to work closely with senior divisional officers and staff across the College.  They will have strong experience of the requirements of research governance, research ethics, data protection and patient confidentiality issues.  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential, as is the ability to manage external stakeholders.

The post holder will also be expected to have substantial experience in working in health related research and an understanding of undertaking literature searches and critically appraising literature,  They must also have experience of a range of qualitative and quantitative research methodologies and  excellent project management skills with the experience of managing a range of projects and work streams.

The post is at grade 7 and the salary offered for this post ranges from £41,678pa - £50,708pa (all appointments at the College are usually offered at the first point on the scale).

Further information about the role Research Development Manager Job Description and Person Specification(PDF, 1.7MB, 10 pages)

To apply - please complete an application form and send to recruitment@rcpch.ac.uk by 9am on Tuesday 30 September

Interviews will take place week commencing 13 October 2014

Please note that CVs will not be accepted.

 

Quality Improvement and Clinical Standards Manager

Permanent contract (Full Time)

The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health is seeking to appoint a Quality Improvement and Clinical Standards Manager to take forward its programme of National clinical audit programmes for child health and to drive up standards to develop the RCPCH quality improvement programme.

The post holder will provide high level expertise and management support and will be expected to work closely with senior divisional officers, who will provide clinical input, and staff across the College.  They will have strategic planning and problem solving skills as well as demonstrable leadership, line management and delegation skills. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential, as is the ability to manage external stakeholders. 

The post holder will also be expected to have substantial experience in working in health related research and an understanding of the relevance of clinical standards programmes of work for clinicians and health professionals.  They must also have experience of a range of qualitative and quantitative research methodologies and of leading or contributing to national clinical audit and quality improvement programmes and initiatives.

The post is at grade 7 and the salary offered for this post ranges from £41,678pa - £50,708pa (all appointments at the College are usually offered at the first point on the scale).

Further information about the role Quality Improvement and Clinical Standards Manager Job Description and Person Specification (PDF, 1.7MB, 10 pages)

To apply - please complete an application form and send to recruitment@rcpch.ac.uk by 9am on Tuesday 30 September

Interviews will take place week commencing 13 October 2014

Please note that CVs will not be accepted.

 

 

Assistant Director (Research and Policy)

 Permanent contract (Full Time)

The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health is passionate about transforming child health to build a healthier future for children and young people across the world. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to be responsible for developing and enhancing the College’s agenda and evidence-base to improve child health outcomes across the UK and in doing so identify and generate funding opportunities to support our work. 

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious professional who will have specific responsibility for research projects, clinical standards and quality improvement and the British Paediatric Surveillance Unit.  The role will help build and maintain the College’s reputation as an organisation able to research and evaluate, support new projects and evidence-based policy ideas as part of the future research programme as well as develop and advise on engagement processes with clinicians, parents and carers as well as children and young people.

The ideal candidate will have advanced, specialist knowledge of research and evaluation methodologies, strong leadership and performance management skills and the ability to negotiate and influence at high levels with the ability to persuade at a senior level in all sectors.  They will also have a proven understanding of overseeing complex projects within a multi-project environment.

The post is at grade 8 and the salary offered for this post ranges from£48,317 - £58,785pa.  All appointments are usually made at the first point on the scale.

Further information about the role Assistant Director (Research and Policy) Job Description and Person Specification (PDF, 1.3MB, 9 pages)

To apply - please complete an application form and send to recruitment@rcpch.ac.uk by 9am on Monday 22 September 2014.

 

 

Notes

Please note that CVs will not be accepted, unless stated in advert

The College requests no contact from Agencies.