Senior RCN Officer - RCN00691

Trade Union | RCN London Region Office | £58,242 (including inner London weighting of £4,110)

Contract type: Permanent

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 Two Star Best Companies Accreditation for 2018 and are accredited with Investors in People Gold Standard.

Senior RCN Officer

RCN London Region, 35 hours, 6 month Fixed Term Contract

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 London. 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.

What we offer you.

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 an annual leave of up to 32 days.

Balancing work and life commitments is important to us as an organisation. We are a diverse organisation and understand everyone has different needs. All employees can ask for flexible working and when personal circumstances change we will work with you to find a smarter working solution that suits everyone. In fact, many of our employees enjoy home working, flexible working or compressed hours, enabling them to deliver results with minimum impact to their professional and personal commitments. We also offer generous Maternity, Paternity and Adoption leave packages.

To join us you'll need a current and active registration with the NMC and evidence of CPD, an in-depth knowledge of health and social care issues, equality and diversity, and employment law. Ideally, you'll also have recent management experience.

To succeed at the Royal College of Nursing all you need to do is think bigger, better and brighter. And with an attitude like that, anything's possible.

For more information or for an informal discussion please contact Jude Diggins, Director, RCN London on 02078413318.

For more information on the recruitment & selection process, including any adjustments, please contact

Closing date: Midnight on 24th April 2018

Assessment Centre and Interview Date: 3rd May 2018

Interview date: 2018-05-03

Contracted hours: 35

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