Work for RCSEd

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh has a long and distinguished history, and is committed to providing a first class service to all its stakeholders. The College values the talents and abilities of its employees and seeks to foster an open, co-operative, friendly and dynamic environment in which employees and the College alike can thrive.

The College is also committed to recruiting the person who is most suited to the particular post, based solely on the applicant's abilities, qualifications, experience and merit as measured against the job description and person specification. The College is committed to the principles of equal opportunities and declares its opposition to any form of less favorable treatment, whether through direct or indirect discrimination accorded to employees or job applicants.

The College will take all reasonable steps to employ, train and promote employees without regard to age, disability, gender re-assignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity. The College provides for fair treatment of employees based on merit, and complies to all applicable employment laws.

The College is also an accredited Real Living Wage employer. The College’s commitment to paying the real Living Wage is in recognition of the value we have for our colleagues and that their hard work receives a fair pay. Read more about our commitment to being a Living Wage employer here.

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Current RCSEd Job Opportunities

Job Title Job Type Location Salary Closing Date
Casual Cleaner Casual Edinburgh £10.90 per hour
£10.90 per hour with an additional pro rata payment of £1.32 per hour in lieu of annual leave.
To be confirmed
Faculty Development Manager Permanent Edinburgh £34,000 per annum
dependant on experience
09:00am, Monday 22 May 2023
Skills Center Technician Permanent Edinburgh £23,228 per annum
09:00am, Friday 26 May 2023

RCSEd Retirement Benefits Pension Scheme

Please find the latest Chairman’s statement in respect of the RCSEd Retirement Benefits Pension Scheme, which covers the period from 6th Oct 2020 to 5th Oct 2021. Please note that this scheme has been closed to new entrants for a number of years.

The College’s current Pension Scheme provider is the Peoples Pension and the College is not required to prepare a Chair’s Statement for this scheme.

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