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Skills Centre Manager

Job Location: Edinburgh

Department: Professional Activities

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 35 hours per week

Salary Details: Circa £35,000 per annum

Closing Date: Friday 30th June (12.00 noon)

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 of around 24,000 in approximately 100 countries throughout the world.

About the Role

The Education Section is part of the Professional Activities Department and organises and delivers a variety of courses and educational events within the UK and internationally.  Courses span a broad range of disciplines and can involve participants at any stage of their career, from medical student to Consultant level.

The role of the Skills Centre Manager has several dimensions, which relate to the development, delivery and design of current and future surgical skills activity for the College, including setting up and directly supporting courses.  The post holder will be responsible for ensuring that the Skills Centre complies with all legislation, procedural and logistical elements of surgical skills course delivery and development.   The nature of the post means that the post holder will work with both cadaveric and animal tissue, and other simulation modality.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

Educated to degree level (or equivalent) the successful candidate will be an excellent communicator with strong organisational ability. You will be an excellent record keeper who can lead and motivate a small team and work to deadlines to deliver targets to agreed timescales. You will be computer literate (Outlook email, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and have the ability to work methodically; prioritise work; paying attention to detail and accuracy. Budget monitoring experience is essential as the ability to use initiative to improve efficiency and enhance procedures.

The ability to supervise staff is essential, and prior experience working in a clinical or medical laboratory context is essential. Experience of working in an environment regulated by the Anatomy Act 1984 as amended by the Human Tissue (Scotland) Act 2006 is desirable. It is expected that, once in post the post holder will obtain a personal licence under the Anatomy Act 1984 as amended by the Human Tissue (Scotland) Act 2006.

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

To Apply: Please go to our website https://www.rcsed.ac.uk/the-college/work-for-rcsed

Interviews will be held on 12th July 2017

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Technical Assistant

Evelyn Surgical Training Centre

The Technical Assistant will join the team at the Evelyn Cambridge Surgical Training Centre, Melbourn, Cambs. Working under the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) Anatomy licence, you will be involved in the preparation and provision of cadavers, apparatus, equipment and other materials for training courses delivered at the Centre. You will work with the senior management team to ensure the Centre is consistent in delivering high quality education and training to health professionals and industrial partners. The post offers several unique skill development opportunities including: 

You will be a motivated, highly skilled health professional who is seeking an opportunity to develop your pathology and anatomical technical skills in a teaching environment.

Full details are here

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Site Lead Anatomical Pathology Technologist

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Hampshire Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has an exciting opportunity for an anatomical pathology technologist to be employed within the mortuaries at Basingstoke & North Hampshire Hospital and Royal Hampshire County Hospital, Winchester with the successful candidate taking responsibility for the Basingstoke site under the direction of the Senior Anatomical Pathology Technician.

Basingstoke & North Hampshire Hospital mortuary currently provides Hospital and Coronial services. Royal Hampshire County Hospital mortuary currently provides; hospital, coronial and provided Forensic mortuary services. A total of around 1000 Coronial Post Mortems are carried out annually in total over both sites. Applications are invited for the post of Site Lead Anatomical Pathology Technologist for the Basingstoke site. We are looking for an individual to join our motivated and enthusiastic team that will contribute to upholding and improving upon our quality service. We are looking for an APT with 2/3 years’ experience. The applicant must be able to work as part of a team or alone. The applicant must have excellent communication skills and display meticulous attention to detail and the ability to recall complex information and be willing to participate in all activities related to the mortuary.

Applicant should have a knowledge of ISO 15189 standards, supervision and maintaining the departmental quality management system. Physical aspects require preparation of patients for autopsy, moving patients and family viewings. An essential quality is an empathic approach towards the bereaved. The role will include participating in the 24/7 On Call Service. As the trust is multi-site with more than one mortuary, the applicant will be required to work cross sites, becoming part of a team and working with other professionals to provide an exceptional service. A high number of applicants for this post are anticipated and the post may be withdrawn before the date advertised. You are advised to submit your application form as soon as possible.

 For further details / informal visits contact:
 David Blades, Mortuary Manager, 01962 825417

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