COR514 - AV Technician

Posted: 27/03/2024 10:34
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: £25,652 - £31,500
Location: Liverpool
Level: Technical
Deadline: 18/04/2024 23:59
Hours: 40
Benefits: For more information about our benefits, please see below
Job Type: Full Time

Job title: AV Technician

Contract type: Permanent

Salary: Grade 3, total salary range £25,652 to £31,500 (depending on skills and experience). Please note, the stated salary is inclusive of a technical supplement.

Working arrangements: Full-time, 40 hours p/w. Standard working hours between 08.30 – 18.30, Monday to Saturday. Some overtime and anti-social working will be required to support projects.

The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) is recruiting an AV Technician to join us as at our Liverpool site at The Spine.

Purpose and scope

Role Overview:

As an Audio-Visual Technician, you will play a crucial role in the execution of audio-visual elements for various events. This position requires an euthanistic and passionate professional who can not only operate advanced AV equipment but also be customer focused and work as part of a team.

The audio-visual, technical and media services (AVTMS) Technician role is an equally demanding and rewarding role that underpins the whole service delivery strategy for AVTMS within the RCP. 

You will be expected to provide expert technical expertise to support meetings, conference, webinars, and content creation (filming and editing). You will be supporting AV technicians to reaching a high level of competence across a wide range of event technology disciplines. 

You will be encouraged to approach all the tasks assigned to you with a positive, supportive, and collaborative mindset.  


  • The successful operation of technical equipment for physical and hybrid conferences and meetings for both internal and external customers.
  • Correctly following operating, storing and fault reporting processes to ensure effective use and longevity of technical equipment and platforms.
  • Contributing ideas that improve what the team does and offers new opportunity for revenue generation.
  • Portraying the RCP as a positive and customer organisation at all times.
  • Any other duties as may be reasonably expected and which are commensurate with the level of the post, adhere and comply with the provisions of the RCP’s health and safety policy, undertake all duties and responsibilities in compliance with the rules and regulations encompassing equal opportunities.
  • Contribute to the work of the Department and wider RCP activities.

Your experience includes:


  • Working in a customer facing role
  • Experience of the video production, events, or technical arts industries


  • Demonstrable knowledge of all AV disciplines (audio, projection, video, IT, lighting)
  • A technical or creative art qualification
  • Working in a similar venue or content production organisation

For more information about the role please view the job description and person specification.  

Our benefits

Working at the RCP comes with lots of benefits designed to ensure that you feel valued and supported in your role. The benefits we offer include:

  • 27 days holiday per annum, plus bank holidays
  • group personal pension plan with 7% employer contribution
  • interest-free season ticket loan 
  • life assurance
  • annual pay award 
  • employee assistance programme – 24/7 advice and support for any work-related issues as well as any problems affecting your home life
  • occupational health team – includes employment and work-related health assessments, health checks and work station assessments
  • cycle to work scheme 
  • corporate eye care scheme
  • professional training and development opportunities
  • enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • staff discounts platform – including discounts on cinema tickets and a range of high street brands

About the RCP and Spaces at The Spine

The Royal College of Physicians is a rewarding and friendly place to work with an incredible history, dating back to our foundation in 1518. We are a professional membership body for physicians – doctors who work in hospitals – with over 40,000 members in the UK and around the world working to improve patient care and reduce illness. Our activities focus on educating, improving and influencing for better health and care.

We work from two main sites – The Spine, a new state-of-the-art building at the heart of the Knowledge Centre in Liverpool, and an iconic Grade I-listed building overlooking beautiful Regent’s Park in central London.

The Spine itself is a groundbreaking, world-leading example of biophilic architecture, and was designed to meet the principles established in the WELL Standard, supporting mental and physical wellbeing for staff and visitors.

Spaces at The Spine is Liverpool’s latest destination for world-class events.

Officially opened in September 2021, the venue is situated within The Spine, the RCP’s new northern home and one of the healthiest buildings in the world.

Spaces at The Spine boasts dynamic, modern and versatile spaces, which include a lecture theatre, and conference, exhibition, training and dining facilities. The venue boasts next-generation event technology and was built according to the principles that make up the WELL Standard.

What we offer

  • Dynamic, modern event spaces with integrated next-generation technology
  • Breath-taking panoramic views over Liverpool City Centre, the Mersey and North Wales
  • One of the healthiest buildings in the world, boasting an internal sky garden
  • Sustainable and healthy catering offer prepared with local ingredients

Our venue hosts a diverse range of events, from high-profile corporate and medical conferences to luxurious evening events, and we are seeking an AV Technician to join our technical team.

The Spaces at The Spine team are part of the Royal College of Physicians which at its heart has a mission to improve healthcare for all. Our core values are Learning, Being Collaborative and Taking Care.

How to apply

To apply, please submit your CV and a detailed cover letter outlining how your skills and experience make you suitable for this role.

If you have any queries about the application process or the role, please email

About the selection process

Please note that shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an in-person interview and complete a practical assessment on site at our offices.

Interviews will take place on an ongoing basis until the position has been filled.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

The RCP positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status or pregnancy and maternity.

The RCP is all about our people – our members, staff, volunteers and leaders. We educate, influence and collaborate to improve health and healthcare for everyone and know we can only do this by being inclusive, encouraging and celebrating diverse perspectives. Welcoming into our community people who represent the 21st-century medical workforce and the diverse population of patients we serve is a priority for us.