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Senior Media Officer - RCN00551

Communications | RCN UK HQ | £41,593 (including inner London weighting of £4,000)

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 15 in The Sunday Times 100 Best Not for Profit Organisations to work for, with Two Star Best Companies Accreditation for 2017 and are accredited with Investors in People Gold Standard.

Senior Media Officer
RCN UK HQ Office (London), 35 hours per week, Permanent Contract

We're seeking a creative and confident Senior Media Officer to work in our busy and high profile media team.

You'll be part of our experienced, high performing and friendly communications department. You will work closely with the digital team in supporting and delivering our social media strategy; with the campaigns team in planning strategies for securing change; and with other departments across the RCN to ensure that we maximise our opportunities to influence decision makers and improve things for our members.

It's an opportunity to be part of an award-winning department with a strong track record of successful campaigning. We are proud the proud recipients of the Digital Impact Award (2015).


Patch Administrator - RCN00538

Administration | RCN Nottingham Office | £22,824

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 15 in The Sunday Times 100 Best Not for Profit Organisations to work for, with Two Star Best Companies Accreditation for 2017 and are accredited with Investors in People Gold Standard.

Patch Administrator

Nottingham. 35 hours per week, Maternity leave cover until 31 November 2018.

As a Patch Administrator you'll use your positive attitude, your knowledge of great customer service and advances secretarial skills to deliver service to our members, representatives and staff.

It's a job full of possibilities as you could get involved in anything from diary management to arranging and attending regional events to uploading documents onto our systems. We'll look to you to arrange travel, produce documents and reports, prioritise appointments and liaise with our members, representatives and teams. It's a great way to build your knowledge of our work and develop your potential.

As a Patch Administrator your will work as part of a team with a flexible approach to managing workload and pressures.

You will influence critical decisions about office procedures and ways of working.

Taking care of our 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.


Apprentice x2 - RCN00526

Administration | RCN Scotland HQ | £11,199

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 15 in The Sunday Times 100 Best Not for Profit Organisations to work for, with Three Star Best Companies Accreditation for 2017 and are accredited with Investors in People Gold Standard.

We are recruiting for two Apprentice roles:
1. Apprentice (Communications/Director's Team)
2. Apprentice (Professional Practice)

SVQ3 Level Only. RCN Scotland HQ Office (Edinburgh), 35 hours per week, 12 Month Fixed Term Apprentice Contract

Your application will automatically be considered for both roles, but if you have a preference for one of the roles, please state this in your application.

As a member of the administration team, you will provide administrative support to the RCN Scotland team based at our Edinburgh Office.

1. Apprentice (Communications/Director's Team):
The role involves a number of key tasks supporting the team at RCN Scotland, including working closely with the communications team, and the Director's PA, providing reception services, and working with various departments within RCN Scotland.

2. Apprentice (Professional Practice):
The role involves a number of key tasks in supporting the team at RCN Scotland including support for the delivery of services to RCN members across Scotland including events, administrative support to the Knowledge and Research team, support for membership recruitment and retention activity, and providing reception services.


RCN Officer - RCN00559

Trade Union | RCN Bury St Edmunds Office | £37,593 pro rata

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RCN Officer
RCN Bury St Edmunds Office, Permanent Contract, 21 hours per week

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 RCN Eastern 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.

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 Director - RCN00562

Management | RCN Exeter Office | £71,685

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

We're number 15 in The Sunday Times 100 Best Not for Profit Organisations to work for, with Two Star Best Companies Accreditation for 2017 and are accredited with Investors in People Gold Standard.

Regional Director, South West

RCN Exeter Office, 35 hours, Permanent

This highly influential role will place you at the centre of our work and the health community across the South West. Your enthusiasm, influence and leadership will drive the development of our services in the region and ensure we go ever further to support nurses and campaign for better patient care. You will have a significant corporate role in the RCN and will be involved in shaping and delivering the RCN's strategic agenda in England and across the UK.

We are an innovative, progressive organisation that will encourage your ideas and fresh thinking. You will make a big impression across the regional health community, championing partnership working, professional development, quality patient care and improvements to our members working conditions.


Front-end Developer

IT | Cardiff | £28,899 | 35 hours per week, Permanent Contract
The role

We’re looking for a Frontend Developer to join our development team which consists of Backend Developers, Frontend Developers and Solution Architects. Your expertise will help us deliver modern and compelling web experiences for our members, employees, and the public.

Your knowledge of the modern frontend development ecosystem will enable you to collaboratively identify and recommend appropriate technology choices. You will be writing a web application using those recommendations and communicating with a .NET backend.

Primary responsibilities
  • Create exciting and usable user interfaces on both the web and mobile web using CSS, JavaScript, and HTML
  • Work in a tight-knit team of developers to deliver solutions in an agile environment
  • Deliver functional user experiences that match business requirements, user stories and style guides
  • Ensure efficiency of page load speed, page weight, and code simplicity
  • Provide accurate technical estimates for development time-frames
  • Research interface possibilities and next-generation web/mobile technologies
  • Projects may require meetings at different RCN locations, candidates must be happy to travel
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