Assessment Standards Coordinator

  • Location : London
  • Status : Fixed Term Contract until 1 December 2024
  • Salary : £28,965 - £32,253 per annum
  • Closing date : 03/11/2021
  • Interview date : 18/11/2021
The College has an exciting opportunity to appoint to a new role to support our recently launched Assessment Strategy Review project. Having received approval from the General Medical Council for changes to psychiatry curricula, we are now undertaking a review of our assessments, including our internationally recognised exam, MRCPsych, to ensure we are attracting and assessing the best doctors to work in psychiatry and Mental Health. 

We are looking for a dynamic and flexible individual who has excellent organisational and communication skills to support this fast-moving and innovative project. Being able to quickly adapt to changing priorities, with excellent administrative skills and a professional approach is key. We are a busy, supportive and committed team working across Psychiatric Medical Education and Exams, and look forward to working with someone who is quick to learn and understands the importance of maintaining high quality standards in education. 

The Royal College of Psychiatrists is the professional membership body for psychiatrists and promotes excellent care for people with mental illness. It has 19,000 members and engages with government and the media as the leading voice of the UK’s mental health services. The College is a values-based organisation and, in 2019, was named Charity of the Year in the European Diversity Awards.

The College values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community, reflecting the population it serves.  

We are committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and supportive culture, a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We aim to promote a more inclusive environment, which attracts all candidates and signals our commitment to celebrate and promote diversity. 

The College supports flexible working, and from December 2021 a hybrid of office and home working will be piloted. 

We will consider putting into place appropriate reasonable adjustments for candidates who may have a disability. 

We only recruit the best and in return for your commitment, the College offers an attractive salary and benefits. 

For any queries, please email

How to apply

For more information and instructions on how to apply, please download the following documents:

We welcome applications from all sectors of the community.

Closing date: Wednesday 3 November 2021 at 10am

Interview date: Thursday 18 November 2021 - via Microsoft Teams

The College is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Charity registration no. 228636

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