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Head of Fundraising and Communications - RCN00928

Commercial | RCN UK HQ | £58,242 (including inner London weighting of £4,110)

At the RCN Foundation, we are committed to supporting, strengthening and championing the nursing profession. As a charity and grant-maker, we do this by funding research and projects, as well as education and hardship, which support nursing professionals to innovate, progress their careers and get through tough time.

Head of Fundraising and Communications
London, 35 hours per week, Permanent

This new role has been created to help realise our vision as set out in our Strategy 2020 document.

We are seeking a positive and inspirational Head of Fundraising and Communications to drive long-term, sustainable growth in income and raise our profile. You will develop and deliver the Foundation's fundraising and communications strategy to support the delivery of our current programme of work. Reporting to the RCN Foundation Director, the post holder will be responsible for achieving the organisation's fundraising goals and for communicating with supporters, stakeholders and partners. There will be a particular emphasis on fundraising from individuals - whether through regular giving, legacies or major donors.


Professional Lead - Nursing - RCN00946

Nursing | RCN UK HQ | £58,242 (including inner London weighting of £4,110) 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.

Professional Lead - Nursing
RCN UK HQ, 17.5 hours per week, Permanent

This role offers an opportunity for someone to be part of a dynamic team, which is focused on driving up standards in education and practice to ensure nursing staff can give the highest quality care to those who use health and care services.

You will be able to demonstrate expertise around the health and social care issues which affect the different staff groups in the nursing workforce (particularly those in support roles for nursing).

You will lead on the activities, in partnership with our members and stakeholders, to help identify and implement strategies to address contemporary issues in nursing, with a particular focus on supporting our Health Practitioner members.

As a Professional Lead for Nursing in the Nursing Department, you will have a unique opportunity to work for an internationally respected Professional Nursing body and develop skills and experience in leading at a national level. At a time when the nursing workforce is central to the delivery of future population health needs, this role offers the post holder an opportunity to positively influence professional and political agendas.


Senior Legal Officer - RCN00943

Legal Services | RCN UK HQ | £58,242 (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 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 44 in The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to work for, with Two Star Best Companies Accreditation for 2019 and are accredited with Investors in People Gold Standard.

Senior Legal Officer
RCN HQ UK, 35 hours per week, Permanent

As a Senior Legal Officer you'll use your positive attitude, your commitment to a trade union membership, your knowledge of employment law and your ability to deliver legal advice and representation to RCN members in Employment Tribunal proceedings.

You will take on the line management of a team of Legal Officers and administration support staff, supervising their advocacy and busy caseloads and providing leadership in the provision of advocacy to RCN members.


HR Business Partner - RCN00947

Human Resources | RCN UK HQ | £42,738 (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 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.

Human Resources Business Partner

London, 35 Hours per week, secondment or fixed term contract to 31/12/2019

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

As a Human Resources Business Partner, you'll use your positive attitude, HR knowledge and 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 operational HR 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 area of responsibility, directly supporting managers in the resolution of complex issues and supporting your designated HR Adviser to do the same. You will provide confidential advice and guidance and assist with the planning and implementation of change.


HR Adviser - RCN00941

Human Resources | RCN Cardiff Gate 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 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.

HR Adviser

RCN Cardiff Gate Office, permanent

35 hours per week

Join the RCN's award winning human resources department

We are looking to recruit a HR Adviser to join our award winning, forward thinking human resources department.

Working with the HR Business Partner, you will provide dedicated generalist HR support to your 'patch', providing advice and guidance to managers across the UK on RCN HR policies, procedures and best practice. Working proactively to influence and support managers, to deliver a wide remit of activities including, absence management, employment relations and payroll. This varied role will provide a challenging and rewarding opportunity to deliver a first class HR service and influence and shape employment practice within the RCN.


Communications Officer - RCN00950

Communications | RCN London Region Office | £33,804 (including inner London weighting of £4,110) 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, with One Star Best Companies Accreditation for 2019 and are accredited with Investors in People Gold Standard.

Communications Officer
RCN London Region, 17.5 hours per week, Permanent

As our Communications Officer, you will help ensure our members and other important audiences across London are informed about and engaged with the RCN's work. Our audiences include RCN activists and members, the media, politicians and the wider public.

Working with the Communications Manager in the RCN London region, you will focus on the delivery and development of our member, media and stakeholder communications, services and products. Our aim is to position the RCN as the authoritative voice of nursing through locally 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 briefings, as well as helping to deliver the region's social media function. You will also proactively identify new opportunities for the RCN to support the interests of our members and nursing.


Policy Officer - RCN00936

Policy | RCN Scotland HQ | £38,628 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 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), Permanent Contract

The post is 35 hours Full Time Equivalent, with each Job-Share partner rotating so that they work 14 hours one week, 21 hours the next. Days of work are: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and alternate Mondays (some flexibility will be required on Mondays)

Could you help the RCN transform Scottish health and social care policy to improve care?

Working with your Job Share partner, you will have plenty of opportunities to make a difference. One day you might be working with national partners on driving up the quality and safety of health care. The next you could be interviewing members to understand how nursing is helping people maintain independence in their own 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.


Reward and HR Data Analyst - RCN00952

Human Resources | Negotiable Location | £38,628

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 & HR Data Analyst

Central London or Cardiff Gate location, between 28 and 35 hours per week, fixed term contract or secondment until 31 December 2019

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

Working as part of the HR 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 motivates 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, overseeing our job evaluation scheme and working closely with our broker around our Group Income Protection and Life Assurance schemes.

Alongside your responsibilities for employee reward, you'll also lead our provision of HR 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.

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 HR department 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.



 
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