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Software Solutions Architect - 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), Fixed Term Contract or Secondment until November 2020

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.


Policy Manager - RCN01067

Management | RCN UK HQ | £59,877 (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.

Policy Manager (UK & International)
RCN UK HQ, 35 Hours per week, Permanent

As a Policy Manager you'll use your positive attitude, your extensive knowledge of the external policy landscape and your ability to identify and analyse domestic and international nursing and health policy and legislative developments.

It's a job full of possibilities as you could get involved in anything from leading the design, delivery and evaluation of programme work to contributing to the coordination of cross-organisational strategies. We'll look to you to ensure staff have clear work plans, to play an active role in the management team, to ensure the development of a rigorous evidence base within the owned policy programme, and keep abreast of the complex and fast changing policy debates. It's a great way to develop your potential.

As our Policy Manager you'll identify opportunities for partnerships and collaborations with external professionals, organisations and agencies as well as drafting and developing clear, consistent, high-quality, evidence-based policy positions.


Associate Director of Nursing / Employment Relations - RCN01069

Employment Relations and Nursing | RCN Wales HQ | £75,723

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.

Associate Director of Nursing (Employment Relations).
RCN Wales, 35 hours, Permanent.

As the Associate Director of Nursing (Employment Relations) and a member of the Welsh Management Team, you'll develop and lead the nursing workforce, the employment relations and the membership strategies for RCN Wales in accordance with the RCN Strategic Plan.

It's a job full of possibilities. You'll have overall responsibility for the effective leadership and management of the resources and operational development and activities of the Senior Employment Relations (ER) Officers and ER Officers and the Employment relations functions based in RCN Wales.

You'll be our Deputy Board Secretary as well as assisting the Director of Wales in the effective management of RCN Wales business, deputise for the Director as required and ensure consistency, clarity and appropriateness of key organisational messages and developments.


RCN Officer - RCN01078

Trade Union | RCN Bury St Edmunds Office | £39,711 pro rata

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 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.

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.

RCN Officer
RCN Bury St Edmunds Office, 21 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.


Administrator - RCN01079

Administration | RCN UK HQ | £28,341 (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.

Administrator
RCN UK HQ Office, 35 hours per week, Fixed Term Contract or Secondment until September 2020 (maternity cover)

As our Administrator, in our Corporate Relations Team, you'll use your positive attitude, enthusiasm and your customer skills to support our team.

In this varied role every day will be filled with possibilities. You will get involved in anything from developing and monitoring digital sales campaigns, creating administrative solutions to support the team, database management and providing an account management service to the sales team as well as ensuring that all clients are invoiced. It's a great way to build on your skills and experience and develop your potential.

As our Administrator you will play a key part in delivering the RCN commercial strategy.

You will support our Corporate Relations Team in engaging and communicating with external stakeholders, through a range of sponsorship activities ensuring we build long term relationships and deliver first class customer service.


IT Operations Engineer - RCN01080

IT | RCN UK HQ | £34,755 (including inner London weighting of £4,227)

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 17 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.

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.

IT Operations Engineer
RCN UK HQ, 35 hours per week, Permanent

In this varied role every day will be filled with possibilities. You will get involved in anything from resolving issues with Windows servers, Exchange, SCCM, and phone management. As an IT Operations Engineer you will be responsible for providing second line technical support to the RCN's users who are based around the UK. The role will require support of desktop, server, mobile equipment and other IT hardware systems along with delivering support for software. You will also be responsible for proactively monitoring key systems to ensure minimum downtime.

As one of our IT Operations Engineers you'll use your enthusiasm, your positivity and your customer service skills to deliver an exceptional service to your customers enabling great customer service to our members. It's a great way to build on your skills and experience and develop your potential, with plenty of opportunities to learn and develop new skills.

A part of what you do will be to suggest innovative approaches and support us to move forward as an organisation in the world of IT. You will keep abreast of new technologies and ways of working and help the RCN develop its IT services.


Senior RCN Officer - RCN01082

Trade Union | RCN Bolton Office | £55,650

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.

Senior RCN Officer
RCN Bolton Office, 35 hours, Permanent

As our Senior RCN Officer you'll use your positive attitude, your knowledge of health and social care, and your ability to deliver exemplary employment relations services to lead our team and support our members in the North West area. Providing support across the nursing community you'll be a trusted adviser, mediator and advocate - advising on a range of issues from professional development to employment conditions, health and safety, and redundancy rights.

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 complex casework while taking managerial and leadership responsibility for your team.


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.


Policy Officer - RCN01064

Policy | RCN Scotland HQ | £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 across the UK and around 40,000 of these in Scotland - 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.

Policy Officer
RCN Scotland HQ Office (Edinburgh), 35 hours, Permanent Contract

Could you help the RCN transform Scottish health and social care policy to improve care? You will have plenty of opportunities to make a difference. One day you might be working with national partners on driving up the quality of mental health nursing services. The next you could be interviewing members to understand how nursing is supporting the rights of people in care homes.

This job will appeal to any policy professional who enjoys building a robust case for improvement through debate and analysis, and who is committed to working collaboratively. With the whole Scottish health and social care system facing radical change, there has never been a more dynamic or important time to make a difference to nursing staff and to people using health services.

At the RCN in Scotland you will join a small, highly-regarded team committed to producing robust and influential policy.


Regional Director - RCN01066

Management | RCN London Region Office | £79,950 (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.

Regional Director

London Region, 35 hours, Permanent

As the London Regional Director you'll use your positive attitude and your experiences as a nurse and a leader to improve the working lives of nurses in the capital.

It's a job full of possibilities. You'll be adept at influencing decision makers across the health, social care and political spectrum, will speak for our members and get results.

Every day will be filled with opportunities as you find new ways to lead and support the development of staff and activists in the region. Taking care of and representing 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.

You'll get involved in campaigns, help shape the organisations thinking on contemporary nursing issues and contribute to national projects.


Regional Director - RCN01074

Management | RCN Exeter Office | £75,723

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.

Regional Director

South West Region, 35 hours, Permanent

As the South West Regional Director you'll use your positive attitude and your experiences as a nurse and a leader to improve the working lives of nurses in the capital.

It's a job full of possibilities. You'll be adept at influencing decision makers across the health, social care and political spectrum, will speak for our members and get results.

Every day will be filled with opportunities as you find new ways to lead and support the development of staff and activists in the region. Taking care of and representing 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.

You'll get involved in campaigns, help shape the organisations thinking on contemporary nursing issues and contribute to national projects.


 
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