Professional Lead - Nursing Education - RCN00763

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

Contract type: Fixed Term Contract

With a membership of over 435,000, the RCN is the largest professional association and union of nursing staff and students in the UK. We're proud to be a leading player in the development of nursing policy and practice, with an influential voice at home and abroad. The RCN represents nurses and nursing, promotes excellence in practice and shapes health policies. The RCN aims to be a world-class champion of diversity, equality and human rights within the health and social care sector.

We're number 14 in The Sunday Times 100 Best Not for Profit Organisations to work for, with Best Companies Accreditation for 2018 and are accredited with Investors in People Gold Standard.

Professional Lead - Nursing Education
RCN UK HQ, 14 hours per week, 6 month Fixed Term Contract or Secondment

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced project manager and educationalist to work as an integral part of an exciting and growing team in the RCN's Nursing Department. The focus of the role will be to provide leadership for a UK wide project on practice based learning. The project will deliver online resources and face to face events to support the implementation of the new NMC education standards.

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 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.

You will be an excellent project manager with educational experience. You will also have a current and comprehensive knowledge of health and social care matters, with particular reference to nurse education.

The post holder will work as part of a wider learning and development team both at RCN regional offices, as well as in RCN HQ in London. Experience of virtual working is important as regular UK wide travel will be required.

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 Anne Corrin, Head of Professional Learning and Development on 020 7647 3707.

For more information on the Recruitment & Selection process, please contact

Closing Date: Midnight on 24th July 2018

Assessment Centre & Interview Date: 7th August 2018

Interview date: 2018-08-07

Contracted hours: 14

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