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Administrator (Quality Assurance of Resources) - RCN01017

Administration | RCN UK HQ | £28,341 (including inner London weighting of £4,227)

At the Royal College of Nursing we're an optimistic organisation. And we've got good reason to be. We all share the same voice when it comes to changing the shape of the health policies of the future. And as the largest trade union of nursing staff and students in the UK - with around 435,000 members - all we can see are the infinite possibilities for a brighter future. Join us and you will too.

We're number 44 in The Sunday Times 100 Best Not for Profit Organisations to work, with One Star Best Companies Accreditation for 2019 and are accredited with Investors in People Gold Standard.

Administrator (Quality Assurance of Resources)
RCN UK HQ, 35 hours, Permanent

As the Administrator (Quality Assurance of Resources), you will use your positive attitude, excellent communication and organisational skills to deliver robust and timely support to the Quality Assurance service within our Nursing Department.

You will be involved in actively supporting the RCN to enable members to engage in professional activities with a strong focus on informing members about health consultations and supporting the quality assurance of professional resources for RCN endorsement.

You will be a proficient user of Microsoft Office tools including Outlook, Word and Excel.

The ability to deal of variety of tasks, involving both internal and external stakeholders is at the heart of this role. It is a great way to build on your skills, experience, and develop your potential.

As our Administrator (Quality Assurance of Resources) you'll manage some organisational wide projects whilst influencing stakeholders and building key external relationships.


RCN Officer - RCN01015

Trade Union | RCN Bolton Office | £39,711

Imagine being faced with a world of exciting possibilities that could ultimately enable you to support our people and help shape the health policies of the future. As the UK's largest trade union and professional body for nursing, we support our 435,000 members with unwavering loyalty and total commitment. As a trusted adviser, mediator and advocate you'll be just as passionate about supporting our members in the North West Region. It's a high pressure role that will require all of your determination and resilience, but it's also a role that offers genuine satisfaction.

We're number 44 in The Sunday Times 100 Best Not for Profit Organisations to work for, with One Star Best Companies Accreditation for 2019 and are accredited with Investors in People Gold Standard.

RCN Officer
RCN Bolton Office, 35 hours per week, Permanent Contract

Every day will be filled with possibilities as you find new ways to manage and support the development of our accredited representatives and RCN members. You'll also manage your own portfolio of casework.

Taking care of our existing members will be your primary role, but you'll also see the possibilities that new members can bring. A key part of what you do will be to suggest innovative approaches to grow our membership.


Regional Administrator - RCN01019

Administration | RCN Newbury Office | £24,114 pro rata

At the Royal College of Nursing we're an optimistic organisation. And we've got good reason to be. We all share the same voice when it comes to changing the shape of the health policies of the future. And as the largest trade union of nursing staff and students in the UK - with around 435,000 members - all we can see are the infinite possibilities for a brighter future. Join us and you will too.

We're number 44 in The Sunday Times 100 Best Not for Profit Organisations to work for, with One Star Best Companies Accreditation for 2019 and are accredited with Investors in People Gold Standard.

Regional Administrator
RCN Newbury Office, 17.5 hours per week, Fixed Term Contract until the end of December 2019

The purpose of this role is to work with the Regional Service Manager and administration team colleagues to deliver an administration service which complies with RCN protocols, tasks and processes, including finance, governance and data management.

It's a job full of possibilities as you could get involved in anything from arranging travel and accommodation for the Regional Director and regional team. We'll look to you to help manage the diary for the Regional Director as well as supporting with email management including handling and managing correspondence, preparing mail and distributing documents. It's a great way to build on your skills and experience and develop your potential.

As our Regional Administrator, your role will have a great deal of variety of tasks to complete on a day to day basis, involving both internal and external stakeholders.

The focus and specific responsibility of Regional Administrator roles varies across England and therefore the main duties and responsibilities for the post holder will include any combination of the following types of activities listed in the Job Description.
Specifically the main duties of this Regional Administrator post in Newbury will mainly focus on the following:

* To provide administrative support to designated members of the Regional Management Team and liaise with internal and external stakeholders as required.
* Make travel arrangements for designated staff and members including booking of travel tickets and accommodation through the RCN travel provider system.
* Provide administrative support to regional meetings to include booking meeting rooms, sending invitations, the preparation of meeting packs, minute taking and offer any other administrative support required
* Provide efficient and effective diary management to designated team members


Senior RCN Officer - RCN01016

Trade Union | RCN Sunderland Office | £55,650 pro rata

At the Royal College of Nursing we're an optimistic organisation. And we've got good reason to be. We all share the same voice when it comes to changing the shape of the health policies of the future. And as the largest trade union of nursing staff and students in the UK - with around 435,000 members - all we can see are the infinite possibilities for a brighter future. Join us and you will too.

We're number 44 in The Sunday Times 100 Best Not for Profit Organisations to work for, with One Star Best Companies Accreditation for 2019 and are accredited with Investors in People Gold Standard.

Senior RCN Officer
RCN Sunderland Office, 17.5 hours, Permanent

As our Senior RCN Officer you'll use your positive attitude, your knowledge of health and social care, and your ability to deliver exemplary employment relations services to lead our team and support our members in the North West area. Providing support across the nursing community you'll be a trusted adviser, mediator and advocate - advising on a range of issues from professional development to employment conditions, health and safety, and redundancy rights.

Every day will be filled with possibilities as you find new ways to manage and support the development of our accredited representatives and RCN members. You'll also manage your own portfolio of complex casework while taking managerial and leadership responsibility for your team.

Taking care of our existing members will be your primary role, but you'll also see the possibilities that new members can bring. A key part of what you do will be to suggest innovative approaches to grow our membership.


Patch Administrator - RCN01018

Administration | RCN Newbury Office | £24,114 pro rata

At the Royal College of Nursing we're an optimistic organisation. And we've got good reason to be. We all share the same voice when it comes to changing the shape of the health policies of the future. And as the largest trade union of nursing staff and students in the UK - with around 435,000 members - all we can see are the infinite possibilities for a brighter future. Join us and you will too.

We're number 44 in The Sunday Times 100 Best Not for Profit Organisations to work for, with One Star Best Companies Accreditation for 2019 and are accredited with Investors in People Gold Standard.

Patch Administrator
RCN Newbury Office, 17.5 hours, Fixed Term Contract or Secondment until the end of December 2019

As our Patch Administrator you'll use your positive attitude and your administrative skills to support your patch team.

It's a job full of possibilities as you could get involved in anything from member recruitment to HR hearings and Diary Management. We'll look to you to manage the diaries for your patch team. You will also get involved with handling and managing correspondence, preparing mail and distributing documents. It's a great way to build on your skills and experience and develop your potential.

As our Patch Administrator, your role will have a great deal of variety of tasks to complete on a day to day basis, involving both internal and external stakeholders.


Professional Lead - Community and End of Life Care - RCN01022

Nursing | RCN UK HQ | £59,877 (including inner London weighting of £4,227) pro rata

With a membership of over 435,000, the RCN is the largest professional association and union of nursing staff and students in the UK. We're proud to be a leading player in the development of nursing policy and practice, with an influential voice at home and abroad. The RCN represents nurses and nursing, promotes excellence in practice and shapes health policies. The RCN aims to be a world-class champion of diversity, equality and human rights within the health and social care sector.

We're number 44 in The Sunday Times 100 Best Not for Profit Organisations to work for, with One Star Best Companies Accreditation for 2019 and are accredited with Investors in People Gold Standard. So join us, and you'll have the chance to nurture your career and improve standards of care.

Professional Lead - Community and End of Life Care
RCN UK HQ, 31.5 hours per week, Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced senior nurse to join the Nursing Practice Team.  You will have professional experience in community nursing and end of life care and will be able to lead projects or programmes of work across the nursing agenda. You will also have a current and comprehensive knowledge of health and social care matters and nurse education. Working with internal colleagues, members and external stakeholders, you will lead programmes using project management and leadership strategies to deliver quality community and end of life service and products for a range of customers, stakeholders and support to members.


Head of Business Unit - RCN01009

Management | RCN UK HQ | £70,371 (including inner London weighting of £4,227)

Imagine a place that's literally bursting with possibilities. A place where qualified nurses work alongside professionals in IT, Legal, Finance and HR - all for the greater good. To improve the quality of patient care. Now just imagine you're one of them. You'll immediately be a part of the largest trade union and professional body for nursing in the UK with around 435,000 members. Join us and you'll discover plenty of opportunities to shape the health policies of the future, as well as your own career. All you need to do is think bigger, better and brighter. And with an attitude like that, anything's possible.

We're number 44 in The Sunday Times 100 Best Not for Profit Organisations to work for, with One Star Best Companies Accreditation for 2019 and are accredited with Investors in People Gold Standard.

Head of Business Unit, Nursing Department

London HQ Based , 35 Hours per week, Permanent

As the Head of the Business Unit, you'll be responsible for the overall management and contract delivery of business support services to enable cost effect and efficient services to be delivered. You'll identify and implement effective strategies to facilitate the development of new business opportunities as well as managing the core business functions of the Nursing, Policy & Practice Directorate.

You will be part of the leadership and management team within the Nursing Department, and have oversight of programmes of work to achieve positive change for the nursing community and those who they care for.

You will have a strong track record in developing and delivering business services to meet business need as well as building operational plans to support corporate strategic direction to deliver these plans through effective programme and project management approaches within the Directorate. You will understand how to manage competing priorities effectively as well as how to motivate and organise people to achieve timely delivery of objectives, within your direct team and more widely.

As the Head of the Business Unit, you'll be involved in coordinating vital business processes of the Directorate, as well as working with your team to support and design programme and projects, helping to general new income opportunities.


Customer Liaison - RCN01024

IT | RCN UK HQ | £28,341 (including inner London weighting of £4,227)

At the Royal College of Nursing we're an optimistic organisation. And we've got good reason to be. We all share the same voice when it comes to changing the shape of the health policies of the future. And as the largest trade union of nursing staff and students in the UK - with around 435,000 members - all we can see are the infinite possibilities for a brighter future. Join us and you will too.

We're number 44 in The Sunday Times 100 Best Not for Profit Organisations to work for, with One Star Best Companies Accreditation for 2019 and are accredited with Investors in People Gold Standard.

Customer Liaison
RCN Cardiff Gate Office, 35 hours a week (across a rota working 8am to 4pm, 8:30am to 4:30pm and 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday), Permanent Contract

As our Customer Liaison you'll use your enthusiasm, your positivity and your customer service skills to deliver an exceptional service to our colleagues.

It's a job full of possibilities as you could get involved in anything from onsite customer visits to maintenance and potentially client site visits. It's a great way to build your knowledge of our work and develop your potential.

In this varied role every day will be filled with possibilities. You will get involved in anything from fixing Desktop PC's, Laptops, Tablets and Mobile Phones to assisting the team at our annual Congress. We'll look to you to use your initiative and gain new technical skills so you can fix as many issues as possible at the first point of contact.

As a Customer Liaison you'll influence critical decisions about day call handling and Incident Management procedures. A key part of what you do will be to suggest innovative approaches to IT. You'll be involved in some organisational wide projects whilst influencing stakeholders and building key relationships.


Communications Officer - RCN01028

Communications | RCN Bolton Office | £30,528 pro rata

With a membership of over 435,000, the RCN is the largest professional association and union of nursing staff and students in the UK. At the Royal College of Nursing we're an optimistic organisation. And we've got good reason to be. We all share the same voice when it comes to changing the shape of the health policies of the future. So join us, and you'll have the chance to nurture your career and improve standards of care.

We're number 44 in The Sunday Times 100 Best Not for Profit Organisations to work for, with One Star Best Companies Accreditation for 2019 and are accredited with Investors in People Gold.

Communications Officer
RCN Bolton Office, 17.5 hours per week, Fixed Term Contract or Secondment until the end of December 2019

The Communications Officer will help ensure our members and other important audiences across the North West region of England are informed about and engaged with the RCN's work. Our audiences include RCN activists and members, the media, politicians and the wider public.

Supporting the Communications Manager in the RCN North West region, you will focus on the delivery and development of our member, media and stakeholder communications, services and products. Our aim is to position the RCN as the authoritative voice of nursing through locally promoting our activities, campaigns and achievements.

There is excellent potential to develop your skills as the duties range from sourcing, writing and editing content for member communications through to assisting in the research, writing and distribution of news releases and internal briefings. You will also proactively identify new opportunities for the RCN to support the interests of our members and nursing.


Director of Nursing, Policy & Practice - RCN01025

Nursing | RCN UK HQ | £118,911 (including inner London weighting of £4,227)

At the Royal College of Nursing we're an optimistic organisation. And we've got good reason to be. We all share the same voice when it comes to changing the shape of the health policies of the future. And as the largest trade union of nursing staff and students in the UK - with around 435,000 members - all we can see are the infinite possibilities for a brighter future. Join us and you will too.

We're number 44 in The Sunday Times 100 Best Not for Profit Organisations to work, with One Star Best Companies Accreditation for 2019 and are accredited with Investors in People Gold Standard.

Director of Nursing, Policy and Practice

RCN UK HQ, 35 Hours per week, Permanent

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to influence critical decisions for RCN and our members. Through professional leadership, you will provide strategic direction to drive business transformation and cultural change that enables the organisation to advance nursing practice and lead to the continuous improvement of nursing service delivery to our members.

As well as enabling activities designed to advance nursing and to represent professional nursing opinion you will also maximise the development and promotion of nursing and nurses as a profession and maximise the RCN's organisational influence in the improvement of nursing and healthcare policy & public Affairs.

Every day will be filled with possibilities as you find new ways to provide inspirational leadership on the delivery of quality assurance, business development and agility on all aspects of the evidenced-based service delivery and expertise provided by Nursing, Quality & Regulation and Policy & Public Affairs (UK and International) departments.

As a member of our Executive Team, you will work closely with RCN Council and Committees developing strategies and priorities as well as ensuring all work reflects the Royal Charter and the RCN's Strategic Plan.

Promoting and enabling a learning culture, where teamwork and cross-departmental collaboration are encouraged, excellence is recognised, and diversity is respected and valued is at the heart of this key leadership role, as well as the ability to work and influence at an executive level.


 
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