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HR Administrator

  • Full time
  • £22,978
  • Edinburgh (Hybrid Working may also be considered)
  • Closing 31st January 2023

  • Advertised from 23rd January 2023
  • 35 hours per week. Permanent


About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

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 30,000 in approximately 100 countries throughout the world.

About the Role

Working within the HR department, you will be joining a team which is in a period of transformation.

This is an exciting time to be joining the college and the HR team who are supporting progressive programmes of reform.

You will be joining a team of six individuals including the Head of HR & Learning, Senior HR Advisor, HR Advisor, Assistant HR Advisor and two HR Admin. The role requires collaboration not only within the HR team but with wider College colleagues.

This is a varied and rewarding role with learning opportunities and an opportunity to bring your own experience and insights to the team. The right candidate will take pride in their work and excel at delivering a professional level of customer service in a fast-paced environment.

There may be the requirement for the role holder to work outside of normal working hours and to travel for work occasionally in the UK as we also have a Birmingham based office whom we provide support for.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

This is a superb opportunity for an individual who is confident, methodical, organised and conscientious.

Educated to SCQF Level 7 (HNC level or equivalent) in an HR or business-related subject you will have proven administrative experience.

You will have excellent communication and team working skills. You will be a proficient user of the MS Office suite and have the ability to prioritise your workload with minimum supervision. A high level of professionalism and diplomacy is required for the role as is a willingness to take on new challenges and be receptive to change.

Working with us

At the College we aim to embrace views from across the organisation, sharing common goals and values for the betterment of healthcare through the advancement of surgical and dental professionals. We aim to develop teams that are reflective of the needs of our members and maximise the potential of every employee.

To reflect the varying needs across the organisation, we offer a range of policies and benefits for our workforce including a generous 42 days annual leave, flexible working practices (including hybrid working), enhanced employer pensions contribution and various discounts throughout the College including the Ten Hill Place Hotel, 1505 Café and free entry to Surgeons’ Hall Museums.

Application notes

To find out more and to apply, please visit our website.

Please note that we do not accept CV’s and agencies need not apply.

Closing Date:9am on Tuesday 31stJanuary 2023

Dates of interviews will be confirmed in due course.


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