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 - more information about applying.

The College requests no contact from agencies.

Current vacancies: 

Apprentices

We currently have exiting apprentice opportunities available:

  • Finance Apprentice - suitable for somenone interested in finance

The College offers a supportive and progressive environment for apprentices, including access to learning and development opportunities. We 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 pays travel expenses up to £150 per month, and £150 per week wage. Each role is 30 hours per week of work, including one day at an apprentice College for the duration of the course. The RCPCH is ideally located in central London.

In return the College requires apprentices to be professional, committed with a focus on customer service and good administration skills. 

Finance Apprentice job description and person specification

Apply - Submit a current CV and an expression of interest, outlining what you would like to get out of the apprenticeship and what you would bring to the role, to recruitment@rcpch.ac.uk

Closing date: 9am, Monday, 2 February 2015

Interviews - Thursday, 12 February 2015.

Information Governance Manager

This role is responsible for ensuring that the College has a cohesive information management programme, which includes electronic record keeping and legislative compliance. The Information Governance Manager will develop and improve our existing records and information management programme to ensure that appropriate quality standards and compliance with relevant legislation are met.

Additionally, the post holder will be required to work with external partners (including the Health and Social Care Information Centre, Information Commissioners Office and Health Research Authority) as well as look to develop opportunities through working with other organisations.

The post holder will also be required to provide specialist advice to the senior management team as requested and to explore and develop Information Systems to improve records and information management across the organisation, including options for an electronic document records management system.

The ideal candidate will have a formal qualification in archival / records management and information management work, as well as relevant post qualification experience in information and records management and data protection. Excellent knowledge and understanding of the complicated regulatory and legal issues surrounding information management and compliance is essential - as are excellent verbal and written skills and the ability to communicate and network with a range of professionals.

The post is at grade 6 and the salary offered for this post ranges from £36,581 - £44,505 pa (all appointments at the College are usually offered at the first point on the scale).

Information Governance Manager Job Description and Person Specification (PDF, 1 MB)

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

Closing date: 9.00am, Monday 2 February 2015

Interviews - Tuesday, 10 February 2015

 

Project Coordinator: National Paediatric Diabetes Audit Programme (NPDA) 

An exciting opportunity for an aspiring 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 help deliver on these important national audits and help drive improvements in the quality of services and care outcomes for children and young people with diabetes.  

The NPDA project is one of the largest national audits and has been running since May 2011. It aims to improve services for diabetes care, as well as patients’ experiences across England and Wales. The post holder’s responsibilities will include coordinating and managing the collection of audit data, managing and monitoring unit participation to facilitate successful data collection and promotion of audit results, as well as preparing promotional material and reports. The post would ideally suit an individual with project management aspirations, and experience in managing or providing high level project support. 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 5 and the salary offered ranges from £31,555pa to £35,494pa (all appointments at the College are usually offered at the first point on the scale).

NPDA Project Coordinator Job Description and Person Specification (PDF, 60KB, 5 pages)

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

Closing date: 12.00pm (midday), Wednesday 18 February 2015

Interviews - Friday 27 February 2015

 

Patient Insights Advocacy Programme Coordinator (Specialist)

(6 month fixed term contract)

The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health is committed to the safe, meaningful and ethical participation of children and young people.  The College recognises children and young people as key stakeholders in advocating for change to improve paediatric care and child health.

To help realise this, the College would like to appoint to the role of Patient Insights Advocacy Programme Coordinator (Specialist).  The successful candidate will work with the Children and Young People's Participation and Advocacy Manager to ensure the insights of children, young people and their families influence the work of the College to train Paediatricians and improve child health outcomes.

You will have proven experience of working with children and young people to ensure their views and experiences advise, inform and influence decision makers, policy development, advocacy and health service improvement.  In return the College will offer you a supportive working environment with the opportunity to develop in your role and beyond.

The post is offered at Grade 5 and the salary offered ranges from £31,555pa to £38,392pa (all appointments at the College are usually offered at the first point on the scale).

Patient Insights Advocacy Programme Coordinator (Specialist) Job Description and Person Specification (PDF, 100KB, 6 pages)

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

Closing date: 12.00pm (midday), Wednesday 18 February 2015

Interviews – weeks commencing Monday 23 February/2 March 2015

 

 

 

Academy of Medical Royal Colleges

Project Manager, Quality Improvement (Education)

An exciting opportunity has arisen with the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges for a talented individual to manage a time-limited project to enhance the QI training available for all doctors across all specialities and to embed QI training across all the colleges. The work will build on the Learning to Make a Difference Programme delivered by the Royal College of Physicians with funding from the Health Foundation and others.  The project manager will be employed by the AomRC to support the consortium programme manager and other consortium partners to deliver this programme.

The role requires effective project management to develop and deliver a range of e-learning resources and associated products, and will include extensive stakeholder engagement, budget and resource management and reporting requirements.  The ideal candidate will have excellent project management skills and strong stakeholder management experience, evidenced by a recent and successful track record in a relevant health, education and/or participation role.  Excellent communication skills and strong problem solving skills are essential.  A formal project management qualification or equivalent would be a considerable advantage.

The post is at grade C and the salary offered for this post is £39,500 per annum, pro rata (0.5 FTE) to £19,750pa.

Project Manager, Quality Improvement Job Description and Person Specification (PDF, 785 KB)

Apply -  please submit a CV and covering letter outlining your suitability for the position to recruitment@rcpch.ac.uk

Closing date: 5pm on Friday 6 February 2015.

Interviews - 16 February 2015 (afternoon)