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Assistant Administrator (1)

Job Type:
Assistant Administrator
JCIE/JSCFE - Professional Activities
35 hours per week
Closing Date:
12.00 noon, Wednesday 27 June

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

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic team player to join a professional team.  The post holder will provide administrative support to an Administrator.

There may be requirement for the role holder to work outside of normal working hours and travel for work.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

With an enthusiastic, methodical and conscientious approach to work you will be educated to a minimum level of at least credit level Standard Grade English (or equivalent). You will have good keyboard skills and have the ability to use IT systems efficiently and effectively (MS Word, Excel).  Relevant work experience in a similar organisation/background or proven secretarial/administrative ability is desirable.  The ability to work as part of team, communicate effectively at different levels and coordinate a diverse range of activities is essential, as is the ability to work with a high degree of accuracy, to tight deadlines and to prioritise day-to-day workloads under minimum supervision.                                           

Please note that we do not accept CVs and agencies need not apply.

Contact Information


Address: HR Department The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DW

Interview Details

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 10 July 2018

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.

If you have any queries please email recruitment@rcsed.ac.uk 


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