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Assistant Administrator (Fixed Term, 7 months)

Job Type:
Fixed Term, 7 months
Professional Activities
35 hours per week
£16,645 per annum
Closing Date:
Wednesday 7 June 2017 at 12pm

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 of around 24,000 in approximately 100 countries throughout the world.

About the Role

This role is based in the Education Section within the Professional Activities Department. The section supports, develops and delivers the Educational portfolio of the College. The section consists of three sections:  Courses and Events, eLearning and the Skills Centre, working under the direction of the Head of Education, and the Director of Professional Activities. The Education Section is supported by clinical advisers, including Conveners of Education for both Surgery and Dental, and an eLearning Surgical Adviser.

The purpose of this role is to provide all aspects of administrative support for the Education Section in the delivery of courses and events.

Educated to at least credit-level standard grade English (or equivalent), you will have good keyboard skills and experience of using IT systems efficiently and effectively including MS Word, Excel.        Experience of standard office administration processes, such as producing correspondence, handling e-mails, phone calls and filing are essential.

You will possess a good telephone manner, the ability to conduct oneself with in a professional manner and an enthusiastic, methodical and conscientious approach to work.   In this role, it is essential to have a flexible attitude to assigned tasks and the ability to work as part of a team.                                                                

Please note that we do not accept CV’s and agencies need not apply.

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

Contact Information

E-mail: hr@rcsed.ac.uk

Human Resources The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DW

Interview Details

Interviews will be held on Thursday 22 June 2017.

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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