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Publication Assistant - RCN00590

Administration | RCN Cardiff Gate Office | £20,175 pro rata

Just imagine what you could do at the Royal College of Nursing

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.

Publication Assistant
RCN Cardiff Gate Office, 21 hours per week (worked across three 7 hour days: Monday, Thursday & Friday), Fixed Term Contract or Secondment until April 2018.

As our Publications Assistant you'll use your enthusiasm, your positivity and your customer service skills to deliver an efficient publications ordering and despatch service, as well as providing cover in the Post Room, Switchboard and Reception areas.


RCN Officer x2 - RCN00586

Trade Union | RCN Birmingham Office | £37,593

THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF FIGHTING FOR OTHERS
Just imagine what you could do at the Royal College of Nursing.

RCN Officer x2
RCN Birmingham Office.

There are two roles available:
1. Permanent Contract, 35 hours per week
2. Fixed Term Contract or Secondment (Maternity Cover), 35 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 West Midlands 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.

You will manage your own portfolio of case work and 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.
Taking care of our existing members will be your primary role, but you'll also be involved in recruiting new members. We expect you to look after our members. And we expect you to be rewarded for it. As well as a whole range of learning and development opportunities we can also offer you an impressive range of benefits. We have a highly competitive pay structure, as well as flexible working, and annual leave of up to 32 days.


International Adviser - RCN00601

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

Just imagine what you could do at the Royal College of Nursing

The Royal College of Nursing is a leading voice on nursing and health policy in the UK. We work with nursing and health organisations internationally to represent and strengthen nursing and improve health.

We're number 15 in The Sunday Times 100 Best Not for Profit Organisations to work for, and are also the largest trade union of nursing staff and students in the UK, with around 435,000 members.

International Adviser
RCN UK HQ Office (London), 21 hours per week (to be worked over 3 days), Fixed Term Contract or Secondment (Maternity Leave) until June 2018

In this exciting role you will scope and coordinate new capacity-building partnerships with nursing organisations in other countries, leading on specific projects including the second phase of the RCN's project with the Zambia Union of Nurses Organisations. You will also support our member networks with an interest in international development work and advise on development issues relevant to the nursing.


RCN Officer - Regional Development - RCN00603

Trade Union | Negotiable | £37,593

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.

RCN Officer - Regional Development
35 hours per week, Fixed Term Contract or Secondment until December 2018

Office Location Negotiable to either RCN Leeds Office or the RCN Sunderland Office, with significant travel across the RCN Yorkshire and the Humber Region and the RCN Northern region.


Administrative Support Assistant - RCN00582

Administration | RCN Leeds Office | £20,175

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.

Administrative Support Assistant
Permanent Contract, RCN Leeds Office, 35 hours per week (flexibility available over the days & hours worked).

As our Administrative Support Assistant you'll use your positive attitude, your knowledge and your ability to deliver a professional service to members of the RCN.

It's a job full of possibilities as you could get involved in anything from covering reception duties to assisting with the preparation of confidential reports for the Board. We'll look to you to support the administration staff with the a wide range of duties, including: opening and maintaining case files on the electronic case files system, and supporting team members in the administration of recruitment and retention activities across the region. It's a great way to build on your knowledge of our work and develop your potential.

As an Administrative Support Assistant you will use your enthusiasm, your positivity and your customer service skills to deliver an exceptional service to our members.

Your role will be variable and you will need to be able to demonstrate your enthusiasm and positive can do attitude in the support that you provide to both staff and members within the region.


Regional Director - RCN00597

Management | RCN London Region Office | £75,685 (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 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, London

London, 35 hours, Permanent

This highly influential role will place you at the centre of our work and the health community across London, and will involve you in the Capital Nurse Programme and London's five Sustainability and transformation partnerships. 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'll lead a team that challenge injustices, manage cases for our members and campaign for Nursing issues across London, such as pay and safe staffing. 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 health community of London, championing partnership working, professional development, quality patient care and improvements to our members working conditions. Through partnership working, your team will ensure that London's employers take stock of the NHS Workforce Race Equality Standard findings and have robust plans to address discrimination against their staff.


Quality Improvement Project Facilitator - RCN00599

Project Management | Negotiable | £56,683 (including inner London weighting of £4,000) 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 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.

Quality Improvement Project Facilitator
Permanent Contract, 17.5 hours per week (worked over Monday to Friday).

Location: Negotiable to any RCN England office. Please find a full list of our Office Locations on our careers website at: http://careers.rcn.org.uk/about-us/our-locations Please state your preference on office location in the Supporting Statement section of your application. Please note that an Inner London Weighting allowance is only available for post holders based in the RCN HQ Office (London) or the RCN London Region Office. An Outer London Weighting allowance will only be available for post holders based in the RCN Croydon Office.

As our Quality Improvement Project Facilitator you'll use your positive attitude, your knowledge of stakeholder management and your ability to deliver projects to support our quality improvement activity. The work is based around improvement methodology, using a 'Plan, Do, Study, Act' (PDSA) approach as part of the breakthrough improvement model.

You will have the opportunity to work with a range of stakeholders from across the organisation - including staff and members - to improve the experiences of our RCN representatives and promote wider member engagement. Your work will support our aim to promote and value the contribution of our representatives, ensuring they feel valued, acknowledged and supported in their practice. You will be able to use a range of creative approaches to identifying how we can improve the experience of our RCN Reps across the UK, and encourage wider member engagement to support their activity.

As our Quality Improvement Project Facilitator you'll manage some organisational wide projects. A key part of what you do will be to work with a range of stakeholders to identify great ideas for improvement and the means to make them happen.


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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RCN Foundation Trustees

The RCN Foundation is looking for skilled and experienced individuals from a wide range of backgrounds to join our Board of Trustees in 2018 tohelp us increase our impact over the next few years. We want people who will bring energy, passion and drive to the role, and who want to make a real difference to our work and beneficiaries.

About us

Established in 2010, the RCN Foundation is a charity and grant-maker supporting the nursing community to improve the health and well-being of the public. In 2018 we will be embarking upon an exciting growth strategy aiming to reach more of the nursing community. The RCN Foundation is in a unique position to make a significant and positive difference to nursing and health care across the UK.

Who we are looking for?

You will have:

  • an understanding of good charity governance
  • proven success in your own area of expertise
  • strong leadership, management and strategic skills
  • a willingness to act in the best interests of the RCN Foundation.
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