Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Medical Royal College
  • Year established:
    1996
  • Website:
    http://www.rcpch.ac.uk
  • Contact
    • 5 - 11, Theobalds Road, London, WC1X 8SH

About Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health set and maintain the standards for paediatric training across the four nations in the United Kingdom.

In order to encourage employee engagement, and embed a culture of "this is the way we do things around here", they hold an annual staff conference each year. The conference is organised by staff for staff and a theme is nominated by the staff group. In 2018 the focus was on their values of ‘include’ and ‘wellbeing’.

Their conference started with a plenary quiz about staff across the college and then staff broke out in to the workshops of their choice, which included leadership games, a tour of the London Museum, BoxingYoga, acrylic painting, arts and crafts, and book folding.

Since their founding in 1996, they now have over 18,000 members across the world, and they play a major role in postgraduate medical education, professional standards, research and policy.


What is it like to work for Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
Staff, interns, apprentices and volunteers have access to over 90 courses for learning and development purposes. There is significant emphasis on learning and development, and flexibility is afforded given to staff to allow them to work flexibly so they can attend courses, programmes and so on.
My Team
My Team
Team building activities are used to generate an air of openness and transparency and allow staff to voice an opinion in a safe environment. They design bespoke team building activities to meet aims and objectives through fun activities that improve individual and team performance.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
They operate a staff award scheme that is open to all employees, regardless of length of service or role within the organisation. Staff nominate their colleagues for awards, all nominees receive a certificate and the overall winner receives vouchers worth £100.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here

Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Women
    Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary, non-contributory pension scheme to all staff or one in which the employer puts in at least three times

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to all staff

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    15%

  • Staff:

    162

  • Male : Female:

    33% / 67%

  • Average Age:

    34

  • UK sites:

    4

  • Earning £35,000+:

    57%

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