Royal College of Physicians
Liverpool, Merseyside (On-site)
London, Greater London
£20,410 - £25,445 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

CLI356 - Programme Administrator

Location: Liverpool or London

Salary: Grade 3: Liverpool - £20,410 - £22,445 / London - £23,410-£25,445

Contract type: Full time, permanent 

The role is offered within a hybrid working environment with a blend of office and homeworking.

The well-established and highly successful Accreditation Unit at the Royal College of Physicians is looking for an enthusiastic and proactive programme administrator to join their team, working on a number of national healthcare accreditation programmes.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be experienced at working in office administration/project support
  • Be exceptionally organised
  • Enjoy communicating with a range of individuals, developing good working relationships
  • Have a passion for improving healthcare services.

About the role

As programme administrator, you will make an impact every day by:

  • Providing administration for projects, training days and governance meetings, taking pride in attention to detail and providing first-class customer-service
  • Supporting the accreditation assessment process, ensuring that it is delivered to programme standards and timelines
  • Recording and reviewing data, sharing insights with the team
  • Taking responsibility for a range of communications activities, including providing a helpdesk function, updating the websites, preparing newsletters and blog posts etc.

You will need outstanding organisational skills and the ability to liaise and communicate confidently with a range of people. Using initiative and being able to work flexibly as a member of a busy team are also essential qualities.

About us

Accreditation is a method of improving the quality of healthcare by assessing clinical services in relation to agreed standards. The Accreditation Unit team pride themselves on their dedication to delivering high quality work and making a difference. We have a culture of involvement; everyone’s views matter and we want you to contribute your ideas and help shape and improve what we do.


  • 27 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Season ticket loan (access to this loan is after probation)
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Flexible working

Once the team are back working in the office, you will also benefit from working in friendly offices in an attractive location overlooking Regent's Park and much more. Find out more about our benefits here.

Further information

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious individual with a commitment to our core values – collaboration, learning and taking care. For more information about the role please view the job description.

To apply

Please submit your CV and a supporting statement (no more than 2 pages) explaining, with clear examples, how your skills and experience match the job description and person specification. Applicants who do not submit a relevant supporting statement as requested will not be shortlisted. 

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Dragana Smith, senior project manager.

Closing date: 4 February 2022

Interview date: TBC

The RCP positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status or pregnancy and maternity. 

The RCP is all about our people – our members, our staff, our volunteers and leaders. We educate, influence and collaborate to improve health and healthcare for everyone and know we can only do this by being inclusive, encouraging and celebrating diverse perspectives. That’s why welcoming and having people who represent the 21st-century medical workforce and the diverse population of patients we serve is so important to us.

Posted on: 25 January 2022
Closed date: 04 February 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: CLI356
Tags: Management, Operations