Skills Centre Manager
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
The Education Section is part of the Professional Activities Department and organises and delivers a variety of courses and educational events within the UK and internationally. Courses span a broad range of disciplines and can involve participants at any stage of their career, from medical student to Consultant level.
The role of the Skills Centre Manager has several dimensions, which relate to the development, delivery and design of current and future surgical skills activity for the College, including setting up and directly supporting courses. The post holder will be responsible for ensuring that the Skills Centre complies with all legislation, procedural and logistical elements of surgical skills course delivery and development. The nature of the post means that the post holder will work with both cadaveric and animal tissue, and other simulation modality.
Educated to degree level (or equivalent) the successful candidate will be an excellent communicator with strong organisational ability. You will be an excellent record keeper who can lead and motivate a small team and work to deadlines to deliver targets to agreed timescales. You will be computer literate (Outlook email, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and have the ability to work methodically; prioritise work; paying attention to detail and accuracy. Budget monitoring experience is essential as the ability to use initiative to improve efficiency and enhance procedures.
The ability to supervise staff is essential, and prior experience working in a clinical or medical laboratory context is essential. Experience of working in an environment regulated by the Anatomy Act 1984 as amended by the Human Tissue (Scotland) Act 2006 is desirable. It is expected that, once in post the post holder will obtain a personal licence under the Anatomy Act 1984 as amended by the Human Tissue (Scotland) Act 2006.
Please note that we do not accept CVs and agencies need not apply.
The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DW
HR Department The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DW
Interviews will be held on 12 July 2017.
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