Would you like to work for the BOA? 

Around 10 million adults and 12,000 children, have a musculoskeletal condition in the UK today. We are a professional membership organisation and registered charity with the mission of ‘Caring for Patients, Supporting Surgeons’ working with our members to deliver excellence in surgical care and restore pain free mobility.

Our activities include influencing and engagement, professional practice, research and training and education. We have over 5,000 members worldwide, the majority based in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Membership is made up of consultants (active or retired), surgeons in training and staff and associate specialist grades (SAS).

See our current vacancies below:

Educational Programmes Assistant

Location:                   Hybrid working with 2 days a week in London Office (can be flexible), WC2A
Salary:                        c£23K
Hours:                        Full Time
Contract Type:         Permanent
Closes:                       03/11/22
Please note - We will review applications as they are received and interview on a rolling basis. We encourage you complete your application as soon as possible rather than wait until the closing date.

About the role 

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team to administer a wide range of education and careers activities for the BOA, including fellowships, courses (virtual and face to face), outreach to medical students and junior doctors, as well as our annual online examination for trainees (UKITE).

You will work closely with our Education and Careers faculty, committee and Policy and Programmes team to support the delivery of current activity, alongside helping to develop new projects to promote and support Trauma and Orthopaedics careers.

We are seeking an individual with drive and enthusiasm who is looking for a new challenge and has a keen interest in working for a membership organisation involved in supporting trauma and orthopaedic surgeons and care for orthopaedic patients.

If you are a creative and proactive individual who has a keen interest in working for a small membership organisation with enthusiasm to deliver outstanding service we would love to hear from you.

About you

  • Able to establish good relationships with people at varying levels of seniority, including clinicians, expert advisors from the Council and subcommittees, and external stakeholders and organisations
  • Ready to get stuck in and capable of undertaking multiple projects at any one time
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with the ability to deal with people diplomatically and appropriately
  • Comfortable with handling multiple issues and flexibility to adapt if priorities change or opportunities emerge at short notice
  • Proactive and keen to make a difference while appreciating the importance of sound project management and an eye for detail
  • Good organisational skills and time management with ability to prioritise and independently work to deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to achieve high standards of work with little supervision.
  • Confident learning and using IT and online systems, including CRMs & social media

What we can offer you

  • Good team working environment
  • 25 days paid holiday + bank holidays and up to 4 Association closure days
  • Enhanced contributory pension scheme & other leave entitlements
  • Employee Assistance Scheme
  • Benefits platform

Further information is available in the full job description at:

Education Programmes Assistant

We are fully committed to equality and diversity and will assess your application based on your experience, skills and suitability to the position only.

Application procedure:

Please submit a CV and covering letter via Indeed

No agencies please.