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Governance Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £26,658
  • Edinburgh (minimum 2 days per week in office)
  • Closing 11th October 2022

  • Advertised from 23rd September 2022
  • Full time, 35 hours per week. Permanent.


The Royal College of General Practitioners is the largest membership organisation solely for GPs in the United Kingdom. Founded in 1952, it has over 54,000 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.

The Governance Coordinator will coordinate the governance function of RCGP Scotland, ensuring that the relevant committees and groups are fully supported and operate efficiently and effectively.

We are looking for someone with exceptional organisational skills, attention to detail and a can-do attitude. You will have previous experience of providing full administrative and governance support to committees and groups.

You will:

  • organise and provide a full secretariat service for the quarterly Scottish Council meetings and AGM
  • provide governance support to all necessary committees and groups
  • maintain an accurate register of all RCGP Scotland committee and group members
  • ensure the smooth running of the online Scottish Patient Forum
  • organise and provide a secretariat service to other meetings as required
  • respond to internal and external requests in a timely manner
  • organise travel and accommodation where required.

This role will involve hybrid working with a minimum of two working days in the Edinburgh office in the city centre. We offer flexible working hours Monday to Friday.

If you’re enthusiastic, driven, and want a role where you can really make a difference to the organisation and your own career, we want to hear from you.

The successful candidate will share our corporate values. In return, the College offers excellent terms and conditions.

Application notes

Closing date: 5.00pm on Tuesday 11 October 2022

Interview date: Monday 17 October 2022

Please download the Candidate Pack to view the full job description.

To apply, please visit our website

The Royal College of General Practitioners is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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