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HR Business Partner x2 - RCN01084

Human Resources | Negotiable Location | £39,711

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.

2 x HR Business Partners, 35 Hours per week, permanent
1 post based at either Edinburgh, Leeds, Nottingham or Birmingham office
1 post based at either Croydon or London office

Please specify which location you are interested in on your supporting statement. Please note, all applications will be based on merit.

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

As a HR Business Partner, you'll use your positive attitude, HR and OD knowledge and your communication and influencing skills to support our senior and middle managers to achieve our shared organisational objectives. In particular, you will implement HR systems, processes and practice that support the RCN's strategic aims and operational plans.

You will design, develop and implement solutions across the breadth of HR & OD activity that address actions emanating from your insights, supporting our senior managers to anticipate and respond to organisational issues. 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.

As a senior member of the HR Operations Team, you'll oversee employment relations cases within your nominated business units, directly working with managers in the resolution of complex issues and supporting your HR Adviser to do the same. You will provide confidential advice and guidance and assist with the design, planning, implementation and evaluation of local and organisational change.


Reward Analyst - RCN01112

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 One Star Best Companies Accreditation for 2019 and are accredited with Investors in People Gold Standard.

Reward Analyst

Central London or Cardiff Gate location, between 28 and 35 hours per week (to meet applicant's needs), permanent

An opportunity to join our progressive People & OD team, as our Reward Analyst you'll use your positive attitude, your knowledge and experience of employee pay and benefits, and your ability to collect, analyse and produce management information of the highest quality to support the RCN to achieve its aims and objectives through its people.

Working as part of the People & OD team at either our Central London or Cardiff Gate offices - whichever suits you best - you'll help to ensure the organisation rewards its people fairly for the work they do, and encourages them to give their best every day, by overseeing all elements of our varied and highly competitive pay and benefits offer.

This will include close involvement with our pension schemes, operating and overseeing our job evaluation scheme and working closely with our broker around our Group Income Protection and Life Assurance schemes. You'll not only ensure the careful management of these activities, you'll also lead the development of new initiatives to ensure our reward and benefits package supports the recruitment and retention of staff whilst aligning with our organisational values and objectives.

Alongside your responsibilities for employee reward, you'll also lead our provision of workforce data to the organisation. Collating and making sense of data about people from various sources, including our HR database, you'll undertake routine and ad hoc reporting to support organisational decision making right up to our Executive Team and Council.


We're a small team and it's a job full of possibilities because alongside your core duties you'll have the opportunity to get involved in other pieces of work across the People & OD team to develop your knowledge and skills even further - helping you to realise your potential whilst making a real difference to the working lives of our people here at the RCN.


Policy and Public Affairs Officer - RCN01108

Policy | RCN Wales HQ | £30,528

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 - we can see are the possibility 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.

Policy and Public Affairs Officer
RCN Wales HQ (Cardiff), 35 hours per week, Permanent

Fel Swyddog Polisi a Materion Cyhoeddus Coleg Nyrsio Brenhinol Cymru, byddwch yn defnyddio eich agwedd benderfynol, eich gwybodaeth am bolisiau, a'ch sgiliau ymgyrchu yn rhan o dim dylanwadu bychan ond hynod effeithiol.

Yn y swyddogaeth amrywiol hon, bydd pob diwrnod yn wahanol. Byddwch yn rhan o bob agwedd, gan gynnwys ymateb i Filiau a datblygu ein hymgyrch ddiweddaraf. Byddwn yn disgwyl i chi feithrin perthynas a phobl allanol, drafftio papurau polisi, llunio papurau briffio a chyfathrebu negeseuon ein hymgyrchoedd i'r aelodau a'r byd ehangach. Mae'n ffordd wych o adeiladu ar eich sgiliau a'ch profiad, ac o ddatblygu eich potensial.

Fel ein Swyddog Polisi a Materion Cyhoeddus, byddwch wrth wraidd tim sy'n gweithio i ddylanwadu ar y ddarpariaeth gofal iechyd yng Nghymru, a'i gwella.

As the Policy and Public Affairs Officer for RCN Wales you'll use your focused attitude to support influencing on behalf of the organisation. Your analytic and communication skills will contribute to a small but highly effective influencing team.

In this varied role every day will be different. You will organise events, draft policy papers, respond to Bills and develop campaigns. We'll look to you to build external relationships, draft consultation responses, put together briefings and communicate our campaign messages to members and the wider world. It's a great way to build on your skills and experience and develop your potential.

As our Policy and Public Affairs Officer you'll be at the heart of a team working to influence and improve healthcare in Wales.


Receptionist - RCN01117

Administration | RCN Northern Ireland HQ | £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.

Receptionist
RCN Northern Ireland, 20 hours (Afternoons only) Fixed Term / Secondment until until 31 August 2020

As our Receptionist 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 photocopying to franking post. We'll look to you to be the first point of contact for our members and non-members and provide administrative support to other departments. It's a great way to build on your skills and experience and develop your potential.

A key part of what you do will be to provide exceptional customer service to all members, non-members, and stakeholders.


Apprentice (Media and Public Relations) - RCN01118

Administration | RCN Scotland HQ | £16,500

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.

Media and Public Relations Modern Apprentice

RCN Scotland HQ (Edinburgh), 35 hours per week, 18 month Fixed Term contract or Secondment

Are you an enthusiastic, ready to learn and interested in working in the media and public relations?

We are looking for a motivated individual to join our team, providing digital communication and administrative support to staff and RCN members at the RCN Scotland Edinburgh Office.

The hours of work are Monday 08.30-17.00; Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 09.00-17.00; and Friday 09.00-4.30; although the post-holder will be required to work flexibly in accordance with the needs of the role.

You will gain great public relations, digital communication and media relations experience whilst working with RCN Scotland and be supported to achieve an SVQ in Digital Marketing.

Working within our small team you will have the opportunity to get involved in campaigns and help us get our message out to members and stakeholders through our digital channels including our website and social media.

No prior experience is necessary in this field, and we will support you to learn a variety of skills from social media planning, writing for the web and event management to audience engagement and team working.

Key tasks include monitoring and updating RCN Scotland social media accounts and supporting the delivery of social media plans and updating the RCN Scotland website and supporting the development of creative digital content.

You'll also review and update weekly statistics on social media, parliamentary and media activity and provide support for RCN internal and external events.


Software Solutions Architect x2 - RCN01077

IT | RCN Cardiff Gate Office | £39,711

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 18 national locations and 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 Best Companies Accreditation for 2019 and are accredited with Investors in People Gold Standard.

Software Solutions Architect
RCN Cardiff Gate Office, 35 per week worked across Monday to Friday (circumstances will arise that require hours to be worked flexibly)
2 x Fixed Term Contracts or Secondments available
* 1 x until November 2020
* 1 x until end of December 2021

Every day will be filled with possibilities as you design and develop exceptional web-based applications and websites. You'll use your positive attitude, excellent communication skills and knowledge of new technologies to help inspire and encourage new ways of working throughout the organisation.

The role offers significant opportunity to use the latest web tools and techniques to develop bespoke solutions that streamline business processes. Working on a number of varied projects, you would be part of the IT Development team playing a key role in the development of the RCN's websites and bespoke web-based applications to meet operational needs.

This varied role is also responsible for ensuring our business critical software systems are fit for purpose and operate to maximum efficiency.


 
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