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Graduate Trainee - Library and Archive Service x3 - RCN00970

Library and Archives | RCN UK HQ | £22,227 (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.

Our Library and Archive Service has been awarded Archives Accreditation and the Customer Service Excellence standard.

Graduate Trainee (Library and Archive Service) x3
RCN UK HQ Office, 35 Hours per week, 12 month Fixed Term Contract or Secondment, starting in September 2019

We are recruiting for 1x Graduate Trainee (Collection Development) and 2x Graduate Trainee (Customer Services) positions. Applicants will be considered for both roles, if you have a preference please specify this in your Supporting Statement.

As a Graduate Trainee in our Library and Archive Service you'll use your enthusiasm, your positivity and your customer service skills to deliver an exceptional service to our members.

In this varied role every day will be filled with possibilities. You will get involved in anything from helping nurses access our resources and putting on events to conducting family history searches and working with rare books. We'll look to you to work with and represent all aspects of the library service, fielding front line enquiries, accessing journals, assisting with exhibitions, providing tours, and supporting long-running and short term library projects. It's a great way to build your skills and experience and develop your potential.

A key part of what you do will be to suggest innovative approaches to promoting our collections and services using social media. You'll also assist in installing exhibitions in the library space.

As one of our Graduate Trainees, you'll influence how our service runs whilst also undertaking a training programme and learning how library and information services operate.


Communications Officer - RCN00982

Communications | RCN UK HQ | £34,755 (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.

Communications Officer
RCN UK HQ, London, 35 hours, Permanent

As a crucial member of our busy and energetic communications department, you'll use your writing skills and social media expertise to support the RCN's delivery of communications to members and other audiences.

You'll have the opportunity to plan, manage and deliver RCN campaigns direct to members and the general public and assist in the development and delivery of RCN's social media strategy and create innovative and exciting content for these channels.

As a Communications officer, you'll create and manage project based communications, including media content, write speeches and briefings for key events and staff, and evaluate and develop RCN communications through effective analysis and reporting.


HR Employment Relations Specialist - RCN00984

Human Resources | Negotiable Location | £39,711 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 Best Companies accreditation for 2019 and are accredited with Investors in People Gold Standard.

Employment Relations Specialist

Cardiff or London, 28 Hours per week, secondment or fixed term contract to 31/12/2019

This is a fantastic opportunity for a forward thinking HR professional to join our progressive award winning HR team.

As an Employment Relations Specialist, you'll use your extensive experience of employment relations to ensure the RCN maintains a values driven, professional and highly competent workforce to deliver an outstanding service to our members and customers. You will apply your HR knowledge and exceptional communication and influencing skills to support our people managers in all aspects of employment relations across the employee life cycle.

In particular, you will coach and develop managers to deal with difficult people issues informally and without delay, in a straightforward, fair and transparent way. Where a formal resolution may be necessary, you will support investigating officers in exploring complaints and concerns, attend and advise at hearings and during appeal processes, support in the management of conduct and capability issues and undertake change management processes.

As a senior member of the HR Operations Team, you will design, develop and implement solutions across the breadth of operational HR activity that address learning and actions emanating from casework. Every day will be filled with possibilities as you find new ways to shape change and nurture the development of the business by delivering a robust and proactive HR service.


Business and Operations Support Administrator - RCN00989

Administration | RCN Cardiff Gate Office | Please enquire

Business and Operations Support Administrator

6 month fixed term contract from July 2019, 35 hours a week
Salary: 21,790 - 24,355 per annum

Location: The role is based at our Cardiff Gate Offices.

RCNi supports the work-life balance of our staff through our SMART Working policy outlining our approach to agile and flexible working.

We are RCNi, part of the Royal College of Nursing Group. We offer a unique source of nursing content across a range of media platforms. RCNi aims to provide nursing professionals worldwide with easy access to our peer-reviewed content, news, opinion, jobs, events and awards. Now is a brilliant opportunity to join us at a new and exciting time.

We are looking for a candidate who can provide potential and existing institutional and personal subscriber customers with an efficient and effective customer service, contribute to maintenance of information on the CRM database and supporting sites to ensure that processes associated with each product or subscriber are operational and maintain the highest standards in communication with customers, as directed by the Business and Operations Support Manager.


Assistant Business Accountant - RCN00986

Finance | RCN UK HQ | £34,755 (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 and are accredited with Investors in People Gold Standard.

Assistant Business Accountant
RCN UK HQ (London), 35 hours, Permanent

As an Assistant Business Accountant you'll use your positive attitude, initiative, your knowledge of management accounting and your ability to communicate effectively with senior management to deliver an outstanding customer service to your stakeholders.

It's a job full of possibilities as you could get involved in anything from the preparation of reports or analysis for senior management to delivering training & support for stakeholders. You will support the Senior Business Accountant in the preparation of budgets and forecasts, develop & maintain financial processes, undertake analysis of income and expenditure, and produce ad hoc reports from our accounting system as and when required. It's a great way to build on your knowledge of our work and develop your potential.

As an Assistant Business Accountant you'll have the opportunity to get involved in some exciting organisational wide projects whilst influencing stakeholders and building key relationships.


Customer Retention Consultant x4 - RCN00987

Customer Services | RCN Cardiff Gate Office | £24,114

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 Retention Consultant x4
RCN Cardiff Gate Office
Range of contracts available up to 35 hours per week between Monday-Friday 8.30am-8.30pm, Permanent

Please indicate your preference of working hours in your Supporting Statement. All applications will be based on merit.

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

Your primary role will be to call members to encourage them to renew by providing advice on membership, services and payments. Your first class service will be key in ensuring membership retention and our continued growth.

The role of Customer Retention consultant presents a great opportunity to be part of a highly effective team within the RCN's Membership Administration department.

Our members are our number one priority so a key part of the role will focus on providing a great customer experience rather than on rigid sales targets.


Events Organiser - RCN00985

Marketing Events | RCN UK HQ | £34,755 (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 430,000 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.

Events Organiser
RCN UK HQ Office (London), 35 Hours per week, Permanent

As an Events Organiser you'll use your enthusiasm, your positivity and your customer service skills to deliver exceptional events to our members.

In this varied role every day will be filled with possibilities. You will get involved in everything from event planning to marketing to onsite event management. We'll look to you to source venues, liaise with event commissioners and undertake all logistical planning.

As our Events Organiser you'll manage some organisational wide projects whilst influencing key stakeholders and building external relationships.


 
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