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Skills Centre Technician

Job Type:
Professional Activities
£20,000.00 per annum
Closing Date:
12.00 noon on Wednesday 19th June 2019

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 27,000 in approximately 100 countries throughout the world.

About the Role

Working within the Skills Centre team, the post holder will assist with the running of a wide range of course and events associated with surgical education. This will include skills courses aimed at the full spectrum of medical personnel, from junior trainees to experienced consultants, as well as examinations and outreach events. The Skills Centre Technician will contribute to the smooth-running of the Skills Centre, providing practical support with course set-up and delivery, assisting with stock control, and ensuring that animal tissue models and cadaveric material are prepared appropriately.

In order to accommodate Skills Centre activities, the post-holder will be required to work out-with the standard 9am-5pm working pattern on a regular basis. Working arrangements will be agreed with the Skills Centre Manager on a rolling basis, dependent on Skills Centre requirements. The Skills Centre Technician may on occasion be required to travel and work away from Edinburgh, this may involve overnight stays away from their normal place of residence. These commitments are an integral part of the job’s activities.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

This is a superb opportunity for an individual who has a methodical and conscientious approach to work, with excellent attention to detail. This role would suit a confident and organised individual with practical experience in a laboratory or healthcare setting. However, significant training and support will be given to the selected individual.

You will ideally have experience in a customer-facing role and be able to communicate at all levels. A high level of professionalism is required for the role as is flexibility and a willingness to take on new challenges.

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: recruitment@rcsed.ac.uk

Interview Details

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 3rd July 2019


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