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Staff & vacancies

Association staff

There are currently 36 staff employed by the Association. They are led by a senior management team reporting to the elected board of directors/trustees. The majority of staff are based at our headquarters at 21 Portland Place, in London.

Senior management team (SMT)

 Name Title
 Karin Pappenheim Chief Executive Officer
Nicola Heard Head of Education & Membership Services
Gemma Campbell Head of Support Services & Information Management
Vipan Narang Chief Operating Officer

Staff teams

You can contact different staff teams using the details below:

Team  Email Telephone
e-Education 0207 631 1650 option 2
0207 631 1650 option 2
Facilities 0207 631 1650 option 4 
Finance 0207 631 1650 option 8
Heritage Centre 0207 631 1650 option 7
Marketing 0207 631 1650 option 6   
Membership 0207 631 1650 option 1 
Reception 0207 631 1650 option 0
Secretariat 0207 631 1650 option 3   
Specialist societies 0207 631 1650 option 5   
Venue hire 0207 631 1650 option 4   
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Current vacancies

Fellowship in Environmentally Sustainable Anaesthesia

Employer: The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust  

Department: Anaesthesia   

Location: 317 01 Freeman Hospital   

Salary: £31,217 to £49,086  

Fixed term: (4 August 2020 for 12 months)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for dynamic, engaged and committed Fellow in environmentally sustainable anaesthesia to work in a specific role with-in the peri-operative and critical care directorate at the Freeman Hospital. 

This is a National Fellowship jointly organised between Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Trust, The Association of Anaesthetists and the Centre for Sustainable Healthcare and will involve working with all 3 organisations. 

The aim of the fellowship is to improve the evidence base underpinning environmentally sustainable anaesthesia, establish what best practice looks like, define and remove barriers to best practice implementation and to share the findings with the wider anaesthetic and medical communities. All clinical work will be within Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals. 

This post would suit anaesthetic trainees who have a special interest in sustainable healthcare. Ideally applicants will have completed Foundation Training and Core Training. This post will provide a solid basis from which to apply for an ST or Consultant post. 

Post is available from 4 August 2020 for 12 months. 

Closing date for applications: 23:59 on Sunday 29 September 2019. Interviews will be held at the end of October at the Freeman Hospital.

Apply now (link opens to an external website)

Download the job pack

Digital Communications Officer

Salary scale: Grade B – £28,952 - £33,563

Responsible to: Senior Digital Content Manager

Job purpose:

The post holder will support the Senior Digital Content Manager in implementing the Association’s digital strategy. They will create web content that is user focused, accessible and optimised for search engines. 

They will develop and maintain a content schedule, co-ordinating activities across the organisation and will build relationships with a variety of subject matter experts. 

They will support the Senior Digital Content Manager in managing the day-to-day activities of a web agency to ensure their work contributes effectively to the Association’s digital ambitions. 

They will work effectively with all teams within the Association to provide insight and training. They will support the Senior Digital Content Manager in managing the Association’s digital campaigns and tracking and reporting on digital campaigns in order to guide improvements.

Download the full job description

Closing date for applications: 23:59 on Monday 9 September 2019. First round interviews will be held on 19 September and W/C 23 September.

To apply please download and complete an application form and return it to

(voluntary roles can be found on our voluntary roles page)

Working for the Association

The Association offers competitive salaries and a good range of staff benefits which are summarised in our guide to working with us.

Job applicant privacy notice

Our job applicant privacy notice sets out, in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the types of data we hold on you as a job applicant to the organisation. It also sets out how we use that information, how long we keep it for and other relevant information about your data.