Current vacancies

We are pleased to offer the following opportunities to work at the  Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted. The College requests no contact from agencies.

Current vacancies:

 

Invited Reviews Operational Lead

An opportunity has arisen for an Invited Reviews Operational Lead to join the Invited Reviews team based in the London office. 

We are looking for an outgoing, pro-active manager to take end to end responsibility for reviews and help to develop the fast-moving and expanding programme which supports paediatric service improvement across the UK.  The team works with our paediatric members and clinical colleagues to help organisations and teams identify areas for improvement, reconfiguration or development within a clinically-led climate of trust and peer support.

The work is fast-moving but requires precision and attention to detail, with a working knowledge of paediatric services and an understanding of NHS structures and policy across the UK.    We are looking for someone who enjoys a challenge, is flexible, highly motivated and skilled in engaging people at all levels including managing difficult conversations.  

This role is likely to require some out-of hours presence and overnight stays away from home when supporting review visits.  There is the option to work 28 hours per week or as annualised hours.   

The post is at grade 6 and the salary offered for this post ranges £36,581 – £44,505 per annum pro rata, (all appointments at the College are usually offered at the first point on the scale).

Invited Reviews Operational Lead Job Description and Person Specification (PDF, 920KB, 6 pages)

If you would like to find out more about the role, please visit www.rcpch.ac.uk/invitedreviews or call Sue Eardley, Head of Invited Reviews on 020 7092 6091.

Apply - Please submit an application form (MS Word, 48KB) to recruitment@rcpch.ac.uk

Closing date: 9.00am on Tuesday 5 May 2015

Interviews will be held: Friday 8 May 2015

 

Sub-Specialty Recruitment Coordinator

An opportunity has arisen for a Sub-Specialty Recruitment Coordinator to join the Recruitment and Careers Team at the London office.  We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, pro-active person to manage the recruitment of paediatric trainees into our sub-specialty training programmes.

The role involves working with a wide range of stakeholders including paediatric trainees, consultant sub-specialty paediatricians, College Officers and administrative staff. The Sub-specialty Recruitment Coordinator will produce materials to support the promotion of sub-specialty training opportunities available to paediatric trainees together with the coordination of the NTN Grid recruitment scheme, supporting consultants and trainees through the process.

In addition, the Sub-specialty Recruitment Coordinator will be responsible for administration of the Special Interest (SPIN) Modules, available to level 3 trainees and soon to be available to paediatricians outside the training pathway.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working in a Human Resources or medical administration environment, and will be confident in running events. In addition they will possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and will have the ability to manage competing priorities and work on their own initiative. 

The post is at grade 5 and the salary offered for this post ranges from £31,555pa to £38,392 pa. All appointments are usually made at the first point on the scale.

Sub-Specialty Recruitment Coordinator Job Description and Person Specification

Apply - Please submit an application form (MS Word, 48KB) to recruitment@rcpch.ac.uk 

Closing date: 5pm on Monday 27 April 2015

Interviews will be held: Thursday 7 May 2015

 

Applications Support Coordinator

An opportunity has arisen for an Applications Support Coordinator. This person would be responsible for ensuring web and database application systems are delivered and supported in such a way as to meet the College’s strategic aims.

Working as part of the Information Systems team, you will be required to provide support across all College software applications, primarily the main website, CARE CRM, and Research Web Platform systems.

Essential Experience/Skills:

  • Good understanding of web, web services, and DB technology
  • Understanding of CMS system (e.g. Drupal)
  • Experience of managing delivery from third party suppliers including monitoring operational standards
  • Experience of working to an service level agreement in a support function
  • Experience of project management
  • Experience of Content Management Systems or HTML
  • Experience of technical development, including SQL

The post is at grade 5 and the salary offered for this post ranges from (£31, 555 - £38, 392) per annum (all appointments at the College are usually offered at the first point on the scale).

Applications Support Coordinator Job Description and Person Specification (PDF, 760 KB, 6 pages)

Apply - Please submit an application form (MS Word, 48KB) to recruitment@rcpch.ac.uk

Closing date: 9.00am on Monday 20 April 2015

Interviews will be held: Friday 24 April 2015

 

Research Administrator

The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health is looking for a Research Administrator to provide administrative support across all of the Research team’s activities.  This work will include supporting projects at all stages (from funding applications through to preparation of final reports and dissemination), administrative management of committees and working groups, and also leading on event organisation and communications.

This post is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in a career in research administration to work with child health experts and learn about the work of the Royal College. 

We are looking for an individual who has experience in drafting documents with a scientific component and who has experience in literature searching using medical and scientific databases.  They should also be able to prioritise their workload to meet deadlines and work well within a team.

The post is at grade 4 and the salary for this post ranges from £27,218pa - £33,116pa. (All appointments are usually made at the first point of the above range as per the College’s salary scale). 

Research Administrator Job Description and Person Specification (PDF, 69KB, 6 pages). 

Apply - Please submit an application form (MS Word, 48KB) to recruitment@rcpch.ac.uk

Closing date: 9.00am on Thursday 30 April 2015

Interviews will be held: Thursday 14 May 2015

 

Systematic Reviewer / Project Manager

The busy Research and Policy Division at the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health has an exciting opportunity to join a small, friendly clinical standards team to lead on the gathering of evidence for an update of the Childhood Stroke clinical guideline to help drive improvements in the quality of services and care outcomes for children and young people who have a stroke.  

The post holder’s responsibilities will include leading on the delivery of the project and working with the Guideline Development Group for abstract screening, critical appraisals, data extraction and preparation of evidence tables and translation used to draft the report.

We are looking for an individual who has experience of undertaking a systematic review in a health or social care setting with project management experience. The ability to manage a demanding workload is essential for this role, along with excellent written and communication skills, strong organisational skills and the ability to work flexibly.

The post is offered at Grade 6 and the salary offered ranges from £36,581pa to £44,505pa. (All appointments are usually made at the first point of the above range as per the College’s salary scale). 

Systematic Reviewer/Project Manager Job Description and Person Specification (PDF, 59KB, 5 pages)

Apply - Please submit an application form (MS Word, 48KB) to recruitment@rcpch.ac.uk

Closing date: 9.00am on Thursday 30 April 2015

Interviews will be held: Monday 18 May 2015