Equivalence Officer job vacancy

Location: Central London with flexible working
Salary: £39,248 per annum, rising to £43,380 following two years continuous service, plus excellent benefits
Hours: Full-time/35 hours per week
Contractual status: Permanent 

This is an exciting opportunity for an Equivalence Officer to join The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) Workforce Development and Training Team, that sits within the Education & Professional Practice Directorate.

This is an opportunity to join a progressive and forward-thinking team and organisation. At the forefront of the health agenda, our members diagnose and treat cancer, heart disease, stroke and more, whilst leading on innovations including AI, skills mix and community diagnostic hubs. As Covid recedes and the cancer backlog rises up the agenda, our members’ work and views have never been more important

The Equivalence Officer will be responsible for the smooth delivery of the equivalence process which assesses doctors applying for Certificates of Eligibility for Specialist Registration (CESR) and direct entry to the GMC’s Specialist Register. This is a key role for the RCR as it directly impacts on the growth of the consultant workforce accreditation in both our specialties of Radiology and Oncology, our number one policy priority. 
The successful candidate will need to be self-motivated with the ability to work deadlines. They will also have a passion for delivering an exceptional customer service and being able to provide consistent and reliable advice to doctors from all over the world interested in working in the UK. Additionally, the successful candidate will need to be a fast learner as if they do not already have knowledge about both GMC regulations concerning registration in the UK and UK visa rules and requirements it is important that they have the ability to quickly build a detailed knowledge.

To be successful in this role the appointed Equivalence Officer will need to have an exceptional eye for detail and the ability to review, understand and summarise large quantities of written evidence, identifying anomalies and understanding the potential implications of different outcomes. They will be a skilled communicator with excellent oral and written communication skills able to tailor and deliver complex information to a range of audiences. 

This is an important role at the RCR and it requires an ambitious and hardworking individual in its place. If this exciting challenge sounds like it’s for you, if you are looking for a meaningful and impactful role that contributes to the accreditation of doctors who deliver medical imaging and cancer services, then please consider applying and finding out more about the Equivalence Officer role and the RCR in the candidate pack.

Equivalence Officer candidate pack


This vacancy is now closed.