Date Added: 6 October 2017
: 12 October 2017
Job Title: Engagement Officer
Working For: Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Salary: Circa £30,000 per annum
Contract Type: Permanent.
Hours: 35 hours per week
About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is an independent membership organisation concerned principally with the education, training and assessment of Surgeons, Dental Surgeons and Doctors who are involved in the surgical care of patients. Founded in 1505, the College currently has a membership approaching 25,000 in approximately 100 countries throughout the world.
About the Role
Reporting to RCSEd’s Public Affairs Manager/Head of Birmingham Regional Centre, the Engagement Officer will oversee the establishment of a new Advocacy Network of clinicians from throughout England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland as well as co-ordinate and develop the College’s Lay Reference Network across the UK.
Whilst the post will be based in the RCSEd’s Birmingham centre, there will be requirement for the role holder to work outside of normal working hours and travel for work on a regular basis.
The successful applicant will have experience of building and maintaining remote networks as well as good administration and organisational skills. Using their strong analytical and communication skills, the post-holder will distil the key facts from such information to inform policy development and disseminate relevant information to stakeholders from across the College. Political nous and an ability to create compelling cases to busy decision makers are also critical.
Educated to a minimum level of degree level you will have excellent communication and strong team working skills. You will be a proficient user of the MS Office suite and have the ability to prioritise your workload with minimum supervision. A high level of professionalism and diplomacy is required for the role as is a willingness to take on new challenges and be receptive to change.
An understanding of, and interest in current affairs and health policy are desirable
(Registered Charity No SC005317).
Closing Date: 12 October 2017
Interviews will be held in Birmingham week commencing 30th October 2017.
Start date: ASAP/relevant notice period.
To download an application pack, please visit: https://www.rcsed.ac.uk/the-college/work-for-rcsed.