Educational Accreditation Officer
Full time, 35 hours per week
Salary £28,494 per annum
Location Euston Square, London
Close date: 5.00pm on 21st February 2018
Interview date: 1st March 2018
The Royal College of General Practitioners is the largest membership organisation solely for GPs in the United Kingdom. Founded in 1952, it has over 52,000 members who are committed to improving patient care, developing their own skills and promoting general practice as a discipline. General practice is the largest branch of the medical profession. It provides some 1 million consultations for patients in the UK every working day and deals with 86% of the health problems experienced by the UK population.
This is an exciting and unique opportunity to use your experience to make a vital contribution to the educational and professional development activities of the RCGP at a time when Continuing Professional Development of General Practitioners is high up on the agenda. RCGP Educational Accreditation Scheme has been designed to help general practitioners and other primary care professionals to recognise educational activities and programmes of activities that meet identified and published standards that are relevant to their continuing professional development.
As Educational Accreditation Officer, you will be working closely with a wide range of primary care professionals, both inside and outside of the organisation. You will have responsibility for planning and the day to day management of the scheme, ensuring full engagement of all stakeholders, effective promotion of the scheme and high-quality delivery.
You will have excellent project management experience and proven experience of promoting and/or selling services/products in a commercial market place.
Key responsibilities within this role include:
- managing of applications for the Accreditation scheme
- providing operational plans and systems to meet the programme needs and supporting ongoing refinement and sustainability of the scheme
- monitoring and coordinating the accreditation budget
- championing of the scheme to a wide range of external stakeholders including academic institutions, commercial and charitable organisations
- updating internal systems and the website/web tool accordingly
The post holder will be expected to take a hands on approach to the management of Accreditation strands of work, to interpret complex information and produce reports. They will be required to liaise with senior College members and external stakeholders, therefore strong communications skills and proven ability to deliver a high level of customer service is essential. They will also have the proven ability to work on their own initiative and as a team player, the post holder will be proactive and use their initiative to develop the project efficiently.
The successful candidate will share our corporate values. In return, the College offers excellent terms and conditions.
To apply please upload your CV and cover letter via the RCGP careers page, work-at-rcgp/internal-vacancies-at-rcgp.aspx
To view the job description please find the PDF attachment below.
The Royal College of General Practitioners is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
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