Assistant Member Engagement and Projects Officer - RCN00855

Communications | RCN UK HQ | £33,804 (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.

Assistant Member Engagement and Projects Officer
RCN UK HQ, 35 hours per week, Permanent

As our Assistant Member Engagement and Project Officer you will help to promote opportunities for RCN members to get involved in the governance of the organisation and assist with improving engagement and participation in Council and committees, elections and appointments, and other governance-linked activity.

In this varied role, you will also assist with organising RCN presence at external events and help with project managing elections and appointments processes. It's a great way to build on your skills and experience and develop your potential.

A key part of the role will be to contribute to new and creative ways of encouraging nursing staff to become more involved and engaged with the RCN.

What we offer you

We expect you to look after your customers. 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 including a highly competitive pay structure 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.

To join us you'll have experience of communications and marketing techniques with good organisational and planning skills. You should also be able to work collaboratively with colleagues in communications and other departments across the UK.

Whatever your background, you'll be efficient, accurate and show a real customer focus in all you do.

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 about the role please contact Stephanie Wilson, Governance Support Manager on 020 7647 3642 or Eleanor Saunders, Member Engagement and Projects Officer on 020 7647 3635.

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

Closing Date: Midnight on 25th November 2018

Assessment Centre & Interview Date: 6th December 2018

Interview date: 2018-12-06

Contracted hours: 35

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