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RCN Officer - RCN00723

Trade Union | RCN Exeter Office | £38,628

Contract type: Fixed Term Contract

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.

RCN Officer
RCN Exeter Office, 35 hours per week, Fixed Term Contract or Secondment until 5th April 2019

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 South West 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.

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.

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 an in-depth knowledge of health and social care issues, equality and diversity, and employment law. Essentially you'll need to have in depth knowledge of health and social care issues, equality and diversity, and employment law.

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 Julie Connolly, Senior RCN Officer on 013 9235 7034

For more information on the Recruitment & Selection process, please contact recruit@rcn.org.uk

Closing Date: Midnight on 24th May 2018

Assessment & Interview Date: 1st June 2018

Interview date: 2018-06-01

Contracted hours: 35

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