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Staff Vacancies

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

Welcome Message from our Chief Executive

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.

Recent developments in the treatment of eye conditions are truly astonishing and the need for high-quality eye care is increasing as the population grows and ages. It is highly probable, for instance, that you will have a close friend or relative whose life has opened up and been enhanced because of cataract surgery.

Our staff, College Officers, committees and members work in partnership to maintain quality standards in clinical practice, examinations, training and continued education.  This work, as well as policy-making and developing membership value, also means that we work with high profile organisations such as the NHS, the General Medical Council, sight loss charities and government health bodies.

Our staff, College Officers, committees and members work in partnership to maintain quality standards in clinical practice, examinations, training and continued education.  This work, as well as policy-making and developing membership value, also means that we work with high profile organisations such as the NHS, the General Medical Council, sight loss charities and government health bodies.

We responded to the pandemic by supporting our clinicians working in hospital eye units and changing our own working practices. We have adopted a hybrid working model, which means staff can work remotely from home and come to our office in Euston as business activities require. Staff have the opportunity to shape what we do and how we do it, we value what our talented and hardworking staff say.  Staff are integral to the current culture review which has a specific focus on making the values that underpin everything we do explicit and lived.

I am delighted that you are considering a career with The Royal College of Ophthalmologists.  We invest in our talented and hardworking staff team and we recognise and promote diversity and inclusivity. We offer flexible working practices, the opportunity to build the future of ophthalmology and a warm welcome to new colleagues.

I wish you all the best in your application

Kathy Evans, Chief Executive

 

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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.

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Current Staff Vacancies : 

 

Communications Manager

The Communications Manager (CM) will have overall responsibility for shaping and implementing a creative communications strategy for the College, in consultation with and line managed by the Head of Communications & Engagement. The strategy will promote the value of the work of the College, and the importance of ophthalmology in healthcare and benefit patients and society as a whole to internal and external key stakeholders. The CM will also support the development of a membership strategy, building an engaged community of members who feel supported and valued. Leading on campaign development, the CM will line manage the Digital Coordinator and Communications Coordinator to embed consistently excellent communications and our values in everything we do.

This is a varied and dynamic role, working across all internal departments of the RCOphth, building key external relationships with partners in the sector, managing media enquiries and exercising good judgement and risk assessment to maintain the reputation of the RCOphth.  You will be an excellent ambassador for the RCOphth, promoting its values and achievements. You will line manage two new roles of Digital Coordinator and Communications Coordinator and contribute to the development of the new team working alongside the Head of Department.

Reports to: Head of Communications and Engagement

Contract Terms: Permanent, full time

Line Reports: Communications Coordinator, Digital Coordinator

Salary: £43,391-£45,781

Find out more about this role and how to apply here: Job Pack – Communications Manager March 2022 FINAL

 

Communications Coordinator

The Communications Coordinator will work largely unsupervised on a day to day basis, line managed by the Communications Manager. He/she will have the autonomy to develop an effective forward planning calendar of communications that promotes the role of the College and the specialist ophthalmology sector and the health service. You will do this by supporting the Communications Manager in working with stakeholders and another team member, the Digital Coordinator.  This is a varied role showcasing the work of the College, officers and staff. You will be expected to report and evaluate the performance of communications and make recommendations for improvement.

Reports to: Communications Manager

Contract Terms: Permanent, full time

Line Reports: None

Salary: £33,344-£35,123

Find out more about this role and how to apply here: Job-Pack-Communications-Coordinator-March-2022-FINAL

 

Digital Coordinator

The CO will work largely unsupervised on a day to day basis, line managed by the Communications Manager. The CO will have the autonomy to develop an effective forward planning calendar of communications that promotes the role of the College in ophthalmology and the health service. You will do this by supporting the Communications Manager in working with internal stakeholders and the Digital Coordinator.  This is a varied and dynamic role, showcasing the work of the College, officers and staff. You will be expected to report and evaluate the performance of communications and make recommendations for improvement.  You will be an excellent ambassador for the RCOphth, promoting its values and achievements.

Reports to: Communications Manager

Contract Terms: Permanent, full time

Line Reports: None

Salary: £33,344-£35,123

Find out more about this role and how to apply here: Job-Pack-Digital-Coordinator-March-2022-FINAL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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