Head of Business Unit - RCN00912

Management | RCN UK HQ | £68,451 (including inner London weighting of £4,110)

Contract type: Permanent

Imagine a place that's literally bursting with possibilities. A place where qualified nurses work alongside professionals in IT, Legal, Finance and HR - all for the greater good. To improve the quality of patient care. Now just imagine you're one of them. You'll immediately be a part of the largest trade union and professional body for nursing in the UK with around 435,000 members. Join us and you'll discover plenty of opportunities to shape the health policies of the future, as well as your own career. All you need to do is think bigger, better and brighter. And with an attitude like that, anything's possible.

We're number 14 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.

Head of Business Unit, Nursing Department

London HQ Based , 35 Hours per week, Permanent

As the Head of the Business Unit you'll use your positive attitude, your knowledge of business and project management processes and your ability to deliver effective products and services to support continuous improvement.

You will be part of the leadership and management team within the nursing department, and will have oversight of the programmes of work to achieve positive change for the nursing community and those who they care for.

You will have a strong track record in developing and delivering business strategies that enable the delivery of organisational objectives. You will understand how to manage competing priorities effectively and how to motivate and organise people to achieve timely delivery of objectives.

As the Head of the Business Unit you will be supporting the Nursing Department to continue on its transformation journey, embedding project management approaches in an enthusiastic and supportive team.

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.

To join us you'll need to be experienced in developing and delivering services and products to meet business needs. You'll enjoy leading and developing teams and bring enthusiasm and creative thinking to challenge us to keep improving.

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 Stephanie Aiken Associate Director of Nursing (Education and Learning) on 020 7647 3728.

Closing Date: 24 February 2019

Assessment Centre and Interview Date: 7 March 2019

Interview date: 2019-03-07

Contracted hours: 35

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