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Staff Vacancies

Find your next career move with The Royal College of Ophthalmologsists. Apply for current job vacancies here.

Join our team

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, the professional body for eye doctors, is one of the youngest Medical Royal Colleges and our members manage over 8 million outpatients a year, that’s 10% of all outpatient appointments in the UK.

Our staff, College Officers, committees and members work in partnership to maintain quality standards in clinical practice, examinations, training and continued education; we also focus our resources on influencing policy decision-making at a national level. As a membership body, we develop services and benefits that add value for members, including expanding membership to other professions working in ophthalmic care.

As a leader in the eye health sector we work with high-profile organisations such as the NHS, the General Medical Council, sight loss charities and government health bodies.

We invest in our talented and hardworking staff team, we value what they say and we recognise and promote diversity and inclusivity. Staff are integral to our culture and values that underpin everything we do and how we work together.

Work for us

We’d love to hear from you if you are interested in any of the jobs we advertise.  Make sure you follow the instructions to apply as outlined in the summary for each role and include supporting information that you believe will enhance your application.

You should email your CV and cover letter to [email protected] no later than the closing date for the application.

Unfortunately, the College cannot acknowledge receipt of applications and will only contact shortlisted applicants. Please find the Job Applicant Privacy Notice here.

Equal opportunities

At the RCOphth we are committed to encouraging inclusion, equity and diversity among our staff and welcome applications from all individuals irrespective of age, race, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion or belief, disability, marital status or parental responsibilities. We have an inclusive culture that encourages, supports and celebrates our differences.

As part of your application, please complete our equality and diversity monitoring form. You are not obliged to provide any of the information in this form, but if you do so, it will enable us to monitor our statistics and ensure that we provide equality of opportunity to all.

Please be assured that this equality and diversity form is anonymous and will only be used for the purpose stated above. Information will be handled confidentially and will not be made available to anyone involved in assessing or and/or interviewing candidates.

All information will be kept and processed in line with the UK Data protection legislation and will not be shared with any third parties.

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Equality and diversity monitoring form

Benefits of working for the RCOphth

We offer a supportive working environment in friendly, modern offices in a central London location with excellent transport links. Find out more about the benefits of working for the College.

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