Learning Platform Technician

Contract type: Fixed term Hours: Full time (35 hours a week) Salary: £28,440

About the College

Pathology is at the heart of modern healthcare. Pathologists work to prevent, diagnose, treat and monitor diseases and are involved in the diagnosis of disorders affecting every organ of the body, from before birth to after death. The majority of tests requested by doctors will be performed and interpreted by a clinical scientist or medically qualified pathologist. 

The College is a professional membership organisation dedicated to the advancement of the science and practice of pathology. There are currently approximately 12,000 members, all of whom are pathologists based in hospitals, universities and laboratories in the UK and overseas. The College’s main tasks are to set and maintain training standards for doctors and scientists, to advice on the appointment of consultant pathologists, to ensure the membership is kept up to date with current practice through the continuing professional development scheme, and to promote the latest developments in pathology by holding scientific meetings.


We offer attractive staff benefits including 25 days annual leave rising with length of service, enhanced employer contributions to pension scheme, an employee discount scheme, and season ticket loans, as well as a cycle to work scheme.  The College values diversity, welcoming applications for all members of society.

About the role

You will be a team member of the Assessment Department within the Learning Directorate of the College. This is an exciting time to join the College to support and maintain the innovative adaptive learning platform designed to support trainees and practising pathologists in digital learning – The Pathology Portal.

The Learning Platform Technician will be responsible for providing technical and editorial support in uploading specialist learning materials are successfully to the platform, while ensuring it is line with the College’s curricula as well as the Portal technical requirements. The post holder will be the focal point for a large number of editors wishing to contribute materials to the Portal, and will be expected to review, edit and upload submissions and provide guidance where needed.

This is a one-year fixed term position.

About you

  • You will have strong communication and customer service skills
  • You must have high digital literacy
  • You must be proficient in using video editing programmes such as Adobe Creative Suite

How to apply

Please note the college does not offer visa sponsorship

To apply, please complete the supporting information form and submit this, along with your CV.

To apply, please share your CV and complete a supporting information, and email it to recruitment@rcpath.org. The deadline for applications is 9 am Monday 10 October 2022. 

Interviews will be held the week commencing 17 October 2022.

If you would like to speak to someone about the role, please contact HR in the first instance, on 020 7451 6700 or via recruitment@rcpath.org.