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Patch Administrator - RCN00879

Administration | RCN Newbury Office | £23,454 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 14 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, 21 hours, Permanent

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.


RCN Officer x3 - RCN00890

Trade Union | RCN London Region Office | £42,738 (including inner London weighting of £4,110)

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 London 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 14 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.

RCN Officer x3
RCN London Region Office, 35 hours, Permanent

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 which will include assisting and representing members with disciplinary and grievance procedures.

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.


Administration Coordinator - RCN00886

Administration | RCN Birmingham Office | £29,694

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. 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 are number 14 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.

Administration Coordinator
RCN Birmingham Office, 35 Hours per week, Permanent

As an Administration Co-ordinator you'll use your enthusiasm, your previous management experience and your strong customer service skills to deliver an exceptional service to support our members and other stakeholders. You will work closely with, and deputise for, the Regional Service Manager, line manage administration colleagues and co-ordinate the delivery of case management and other regional work within the West Midlands Office.

In this varied role, every working hour will be filled with possibilities which will see you involved in the many duties that support our regional activities. You will deliver an excellent, confidential service and by utilising your experience of developing and line-managing a team, you will ensure the high performance of yourself and others.

Your organisational skills, communication skills, along with your excellent written, oral and presentation skills, will be fully utilised as will your ability to manage competing demands all, of course, whilst maintaining a calm, measured and professional service. It's a great way to build on your skills and experience and develop your potential.


Senior Professional Development Officer x 2 - RCN00887

Nursing | RCN Northern Ireland HQ | £54,132

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.

We are number 14 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 Professional Development Officers x 2
RCN Northern Ireland, 35 hours, 4 month Fixed Term Contract or Secondment

As a Senior Professional Development Officer you will have experience of professional leadership and have a track record of managing change effectively.

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.


Senior News Reporter, Nursing Standard - RCN00893

Editorial | RCNi Harrow | Please enquire

Senior News Reporter, Nursing Standard

Permanent, 35 Hours per week

Salary: 32,903 - 36,386 per annum

Do you have strong news reporting skills, a track record of producing exclusive investigative stories and evidence of delivering multimedia content that drives audience engagement?

If the answers are 'yes' then this job could be for you.

RCNi, the publishers of Nursing Standard and a range of specialist professional journals, is seeking a senior news reporter who can help us maintain and improve the quality of our news coverage online and in print. Central to this role is coming up with imaginative ideas for off-diary stories using a variety of sources such as freedom of information requests and surveys.


Apprentice - RCN00885

Administration | RCN UK HQ | £15,618 (including inner London weighting of £4,110)

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 14 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.

Apprentice (Governance, Risk and Planning)
RCN UK HQ Office, 35 hours per week, 18 month Fixed Term Apprentice Contract

As our Apprentice in the Governance, Risk and Planning department, we will help you develop your administration and customer service skills, in a fast-paced Governance environment.

It's a job full of possibilities as you could get involved in anything from assisting with supporting our RCN Council and Committees, to supporting the departmental team meetings. This could include making Audio Visual arrangements for the meetings and collating and distributing papers to our committee members.

You will also interact with our council and committee members and will be able to develop your customer service skills. This is a great way to build on your knowledge of administration systems and develop your potential.


Communications and Media Assistant - RCN00902

Communications | RCN Wales HQ | £29,694 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, including 25,000 members in Wales - all we can see are the infinite possibilities for a brighter future. Join us and you will too.

We're number 14 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.

Communications and Media Assistant
RCN Wales, 17.5 hours per week, Fixed Term Contract or Secondment (Maternity Leave cover until January 2020)

As our Communications and Media Assistant, will help ensure our members and other important audiences across the whole of Wales are informed about and engaged with the RCN's work. Our audiences include RCN activists and members, the media, politicians, health organisations and stakeholders and the wider public.

Supporting the Communications and Media Manager for the RCN in Wales, you will focus on the delivery and development of member, media and stakeholder communications, services and products. Our aim is to position the RCN as the authoritative voice of nursing in Wales through 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 and external briefings and articles.


Chief Executive & General Secretary

We are looking for a new Chief Executive & General Secretary to bring a fresh approach and a new drive to the challenges we face as a profession. This is a job like no other and we are looking for someone with energy, passion and true leadership ability. The incoming Chief Executive & General Secretary will help to continue to develop the College and range of services to its members by supporting the RCN Council to deliver the strategic objectives they set. Working collaboratively with both the President and Chair of Council in representing nursing at its highest levels on behalf of the membership both in the UK and internationally.

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