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The Royal College of Ophthalmologists ensures that the highest achievable standards of eye care are delivered for patients through excellence in the training, education and assessment of eye doctors and their continuing professional development.

The College currently employs 32 staff at our Euston, London office. Colleagues work in department teams and with members, committees and groups that support the work and activities of the College. It is a busy College and you will learn a lot about eye health, how the NHS works in the UK and the training and education of doctors who have chosen to specialise in ophthalmology. We moved to a new refurbished and contemporary office space in December 2015 with good transport links. The office is a relaxed but hard-working environment and new staff feel at home within a few short weeks.

In a recent staff survey, over 80% of staff agreed that the College is a ‘good place to work’ and is committed to supporting ‘a good work/life balance’. View the current benefits offered to staff.

When making an application, please ensure that you follow the instructions as outlined in the summary for each role and include:

  • your work history including any gaps, relevant qualifications and your education
  • examples of work experience, competencies and the behaviours that are relevant to the job and person specification

You should email your application and the Equal Opportunities monitoring form to staff.vacancies@rcophth.ac.uk no later than the closing date for the application.

Unfortunately, the College cannot acknowledge receipt of applications and will only contact shortlisted applicants.

Role Summary Closing date for application
Website and Social Media Co-ordinator Salary: £27-30,000

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists champions excellence in the practice of ophthalmology. We are the only professional membership body for medically qualified ophthalmologists and for those who are undergoing specialist training to become ophthalmologists with over 3,500 members worldwide.

The College acts as the voice of the profession, we set the curriculum and examinations for trainee ophthalmologists, provide training in eye surgery, maintain standards in the practice of ophthalmology, and promote research and advance science in the specialty.  Ophthalmologists are at the forefront of eye health services because of their extensive training and experience in the area.

The Website & Social Media post holder will be part of a small and very busy Communications team that works across the whole College and directly with the President’s office and Chairs of the various committees.

To apply please send in your CV along with a supporting statement to staff.vacancies@rcophth.ac.uk alternatively, send your documents by post to Jo Longden, Executive Assistant, The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, 18 Stephenson Way, London, NW1 2HD.

You may download the full application pack, including job description and person specification.

The closing date for applications is 17.00, Friday 26 October 2018. Interviews will take place on Tuesday 13 November PM and Thursday 15 November 2018.

If you would like to speak to someone about the role, please contact Liz Price, Communications Manager, on 020 7935 0702 or via staff.vacancies@rcophth.ac.uk.  Office hours are 09.00-17.00.

17.00, Friday 26 October 2018
Technology and Applications Manager Salary: £45-50,000

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists ensures that the highest achievable standards of eye care are delivered for patients through excellence in the training, education and assessment of eye doctors and their continuing professional development.

The College is currently seeking a Technology and Applications Manager to conduct a review of the College’s applications and drive an organised approach to developing, implementing and improving the College’s IT solutions.

The successful candidate will have a good applications background covering analysis, support and delivery across a variety of business teams. The post holder will have experience in setting strategy around applications, implementing processes and governance, as well as outstanding communications skills.

To apply, please download the application pack.

Applications, in the form of a CV and supporting statement, should be sent by email to staff.vacancies@rcophth.ac.uk

For an informal discussion about the role, please call Thandi Mtetwa on 020 7935 0702 or email staff.vacancies@rcophth.ac.uk 

17.00, Thursday 1 November 2018