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 - all posts in our London office:

  

Project Coordinator, Medicines for Children (Fixed Term Until 31 December 2015)

An opportunity has arisen in the Research and Policy Division at the London office.The role is part time until 31 December 2015 in the first instance, and involves the management and coordination of the production of the Medicines for Children leaflets and related information for the website (www.medicinesforchildren.org.uk). 

The post holder will sit within the Children & Young People’s Participation & Advocacy team and will need to form strong and effective working relationships  with external stakeholders, particularly the project team (including clinicians, pharmacists and lay representation), external providers (medical editor and illustrator) and colleagues across the College.  The post holder must have excellent communication and organisational skills.

The ideal candidate will have experience in commissioning, writing and coordinating processes to produce and review information materials relating to online delivery of published clinical resources.  Experience of reviewing and administering budgets and extensive understanding and experience of content management systems and Microsoft applications, including Word, Excel, Explorer, Outlook and PowerPoint is essential.

The post is at grade 4 and the salary offered for this post ranges from £27,218-£33,116 per annum (all appointments at the College are usually offered at the first point on the scale).

Project Coordinator, Medicines for Children Job Description and Person Specification (PDF, 6 pages, 144KB) 

Apply - Please submit an Application Form  (MS Word) to recruitment@rcpch.ac.uk

Closing date: 9am 29 June 2015

Interviews: Monday 6 July 2015- Friday 17 July 2015

 

Quality Improvement and Clinical Standards Programme Manager

The Research & Policy division produces evidence-based guidance materials for paediatricians, as well as for commissioners, politicians, legal professionals and families. Through these and other activities, the division influences the quality of medical practice and improvements in the care of infants, children and young people in hospital, and in the community.

The post holder will be responsible for developing and driving the work of the Clinical Standards team in order to support rigorous development of clinical guidelines, high levels of participation in audits and meaningful recommendations which can solidly impact the quality of care for infants, children and young people.  The post holder will also be expected to work closely with senior divisional officers, clinical leads and project boards and working groups for clinical advice and input on research strategy, analysis and dissemination of materials.

The ideal candidate will be someone with vision and drive, who enjoys building strong alliances internally and externally and inspiring and leading a team. This role will continue improving the overall service we offer both to members and, as the leading voice in children’s health, to the wider children’s health arena.

The post is at grade 7 and the salary offered for this post ranges from £42,407 pa and £51,595 per annum (all appointments at the College are usually offered at the first point on the scale).

Quality Improvement and Clinical Standards Programme Manager Job Description and Person Specification (PDF, 11 pages, 1.75MB)

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

Closing date: 9am on Thursday 16 July 2015

Interviews: Thursday 23 July 2015

 

HR and Organisational Development Administrator

An opportunity has arisen in the HR and Organisational Development team within the Chief Executive Office based in London.

This is an exciting role within the College and will be critical to developing and implementing the People & Leadership Strategy 2013 – 2015 to lead the way in developing the potential of staff across the College to increase capability and capacity to truly reflect the College’s vision.

The College has made enormous progress over the last three to four years with its HR & Organisational Development capability and we are now looking for an exceptional candidate who will take this strong progress to date further forward.  The College will offer support and supervision, but we need someone who has the ability to innovate, to build strong alliances internally and externally and who can inspire and articulate innovative solutions to continue to improve the service we offer across the College.

The post is at grade 3 and the salary offered for this post ranges from £23,479 - £28,565 per annum (all appointments at the College are usually offered at the first point on the scale).

The College also offers financial support toward the CIPD examination framework and study leave.

HR and Organisational Development Job Description and Person Specification (PDF, 9 pages, 1.30 MB)

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

Closing date: 5pm on Sunday 5 July 2015

Interviews: Monday 13 July 2015

 

Public Affairs Lead

The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health is currently recruiting to the position of Public Affairs Lead.

The College has made significant progress in the last four years with regard to its Media and External Affairs work, and consequently the College’s profile has been raised exponentially. The role of Public Affairs Lead is an exciting role within the College and will be critical to driving forward our work with politicians and policy makers across the 4-nations of the UK. The post holder will be responsible for leading the development of the College’s public affairs strategy and ensuring that the College has a clear and authoritative voice in Westminster and beyond.

You will have a strong knowledge of the workings of government, be a confident and persuasive communicator with the ability to form robust working relationships and be able to think on your feet.

This post is at grade 6 and the salary offered for this post is £36,581pa, within a salary range of £36,581pa and £44,505pa. 

Public Affairs Lead Job Description and Person Specification(PDF, 11 pages, 1.5MB) 

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

Closing Date: 5.00pm on Thursday, 2 July 2015

Long List Date: Monday, 6 July 2015

Written Exercises: 15 or 16 July 2015

Final Short List:  17 July 2015

Interview Date:  27 or 28 July 2015    

 

Media and Public Affairs Assistant

The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health is currently recruiting to the position of Media and Public Affairs Assistant. This exciting role will see the post holder supporting the Media and External Affairs Team with its portfolio of work of proactively campaigning on a range of issues including tackling childhood obesity, reducing child mortality and creating a better NHS for children that will all influence the health of the nation in generations to come.

The Media and Public Affairs Assistant will provide support to the Team including logging media coverage, compiling media contact lists, answering and dealing with press office enquiries and providing administrative support for parliamentary events, launches and press conferences.

The College is therefore looking for someone who has a strong writing ability, exceptional organisational skills and who pays careful attention to detail.

This post is at grade 3 and the salary offered for this post is £23,479pa, within a salary range of £23,479pa and £28,565pa. 

Media and Public Affairs Assistant Job Description and Person Specification (PDF, 8 pages, 250KB) 

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

Closing date: 5pm Sunday 28 June 2015

Interviews: Wednesday 8 July 2015

 

 

Applications Support Coordinator (fixed term for 9 months)

An opportunity has arisen for an Applications Support Co-ordinator fixed term for 9 month’s. 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 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.

Applications Support Coordinator Job Description and Person Specification (PDF, 6 pages, 750KB) 

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

Closing date: 9am Monday 29 June 2015

Interviews: Friday 3 July 2015y Matters InternThe Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health is currently looking for an Intern within our Disability Matters Team for up to 14 - 21 hours per week for a period of up to 8 weeks in the first instance located at RCPCH head office – 5-11 Theobalds Road, London, WC1X 8SHDisability Matters www.disabilitymatters.org.ukprovides free online face-to-face and e-learning resources.  Launched in February 2015, we aim to become the "go-to" e-portal for a wide selection of organisations, workers or volunteers who come into contact with disabled children, young people and young adults. The ultimate aim of this work is to enable the provision of a high quality, comprehensive, and consistent servicesfor disabled children and young people.The main purpose of this internship is to support the programme’s implementation activities and help improve awareness and uptake of the online platform among key stakeholder groups. Apply - Please submit a CV and Covering Letter (MS Word) to recruitment@rcpch.ac.ukClosin date: 5pm, Monday 18 May 2015 Interviews: Frid