Human Resources

Our success as an organisation really does rest on our people. It is vitally important to us that our staff feel valued, supported and able to fulfil their potential at the RCN. The aim of our award winning human resources function is to enable a positive working environment that results in a high quality service for members and creates value for the business.

Organisational Development

HumanResourcesWorking within our OD team, you will influence ways of working across the RCN and encourage a planned approach to change. You will shape behaviour, ways of working and the environment within which we work to enable staff to adapt to challenges and change. You could be working on customer care, future leadership programmes, leveraging the power of our diversity, and our continued association with Investors in People and Best Companies.

Human Resources Operations

Our HR Operations team aims to provide consistent and expert guidance for all our employment activities. As a member of this team you’ll need to maintain constructive working relationships with trade unions and employee forums to enable negotiations on behalf of the business and RCN staff. Your work will include:

  • employee relations
  • recruitment and selection
  • terms and conditions of employment
  • health and wellbeing
  • payroll and workforce administration
  • policy development
  • management of change.

Learning and Development

The Learning and Development team is responsible for the design, commission and delivery of effective learning and development that meets current and future business needs. In this team, you’ll champion learning and development best practice by representing training within the business and supporting organisation-wide initiatives.

Reward and Systems

Join our Rewards team and you’ll help us provide a cohesive and systematic approach to staff remuneration and benefits. You’ll design RCN reward polices in support of our organisational objectives and maximise employee data integrity and process efficiency.

Health and Safety

Our Health and Safety team aims to ensure that our staff are as safe as possible while they are at work. As a holder of British Occupational Health and Safety Management accreditation (BS 18001:2007), we provide training and co-ordinate networks of health and safety leads, first aiders, fire marshals, display screen equipment assessors, and health and wellbeing advocates across our office locations.

Why apply?

Working within HR gives you the opportunity to develop your skills while supporting your colleagues. We regularly recruit apprentices and so whether you’re just starting out on your career or you’re looking for an organisation that can benefit from your expertise, we’d love you to join us.

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