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Senior Software Solutions Architect - RCN01182

IT | RCN Cardiff Gate Office | £56,766

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 17 national locations and around 450,000 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.

Senior Software Solutions Architect
RCN Cardiff Gate Office, 35 per week worked across Monday to Friday (circumstances will arise that require hours to be worked flexibly), Permanent

Every day will be filled with possibilities and you'll use your positive attitude, excellent communication skills and extensive knowledge of Dynamics 365 and the PowerPlatform to extend and develop the RCN's CRM system to build capability and support the RCN's objectives.

The role offers significant opportunity to use the latest tools and techniques to develop bespoke solutions that streamline business processes. Working on a number of varied projects, you would be part of the IT Development team playing a key role in the development of the RCN's CRM, websites and bespoke applications to meet operational needs.

As the overall technical design authority for the RCN's Dynamics 365 solution, we'll look to you to recommend and deliver solutions to meet organisational objectives.

You'll be sharing your knowledge within the Development team and will lead a cross-functional team.


Public Affairs Adviser - RCN01192

Policy | RCN UK HQ | £44,820 (including inner London weighting of £4,314)

Just imagine what you could do at the Royal College of Nursing. At the Royal College of Nursing we're a passionate organisation when it comes to changing the shape of the health policies of the future. We are accredited with Investors in People Gold Standard,
and as the largest trade union of nursing staff and students in the UK - with around 450,000 members - we can see the possibility for a brighter future. Join us and you will too.

Public Affairs Adviser
RCN UK HQ (London), 35 hours, Permanent

Are you an exceptional public affairs professional with proven ability to deliver strategies that shape opinion-formers' thinking? Are you ready to join a dedicated team campaigning on issues of concern to nurses, health care support workers and patients, shaping health and social care policies and promoting excellence in nursing practice?

As our Public Affairs Adviser, you'll use your knowledge, experience and creative thinking to influence parliamentarians, policy makers, external stakeholders and the public on behalf of our members and to raise the profile of the Royal College of Nursing.

This is a great opportunity to work to directly influence and shape health and social care policy in the UK and to raise the profile of nursing.

Proactive and collaborative in your approach, you will have regular contact with Parliamentarians, Government officials and stakeholders across the sector, working to
build positive relationships and helping to focus attention on the issues that matter to nursing professionals.

Using your extensive communication and campaigning skills, you will develop and deliver multi-media campaigns to raise awareness of these issues and engage our members, stakeholders, and the public, ensuring the voice of nursing is included in coverage of health and social care issues.


Senior Digital Content Officer - RCN01216

Communications | RCN UK HQ | £44,820 (including inner London weighting of £4,314)

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 450,000 members - all we can see are the infinite possibilities for a brighter future. Join us and you will too.
We are accredited with Investors in People Gold Standard.
Senior Digital Content Officer

Senior Digital Content Officer RCN UK HQ, 35 hours, Permanent

As a Senior Digital Content Officer in the Member Engagement, Campaigns and Digital Team, you'll use your positive attitude, experience and knowledge of digital best practice to help deliver user focused content that is exciting, engaging and informative.

It's a job full of opportunities with involvement in anything from supporting colleagues across the organisation to develop user-focused content, developing and growing our website, planning and delivering digital campaigns and activities that promote nurses and nursing, and engaging with our members on social media.

We'll look to you to help us develop and embed our digital content strategy across the organisation and manage and contribute to projects that increase our member engagement. It's a great way to build your knowledge and develop your potential.
As part of the wider team, you'll be involved in the planning and delivery of UK-wide digital projects, using your expert knowledge of digital communications and channels to engage our members and deliver change.


Assistant Director of Nursing - RCN01200

Nursing | RCN UK HQ | £104,913 (including inner London weighting of £4,314)

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 450,000 members - all we can see are the infinite possibilities for a brighter future. Join us and you will too.

We're accredited with Investors in People Gold Standard.

Assistant Director of Nursing
RCN UK HQ (London), 35 hours per week, Permanent

An opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Director of Nursing to join the Royal College of Nursing. This is a national & senior leadership role and will involve working with RCN staff across 4 countries of the UK.

Reporting to the Director of Nursing, Policy & Practice, you will have accountability and direct responsibilities for advancing nursing practice, Employment Relations and Policy & Public Affairs (UK & Intl), and their associated budgets. You will provide overall strategic direction to drive business transformation, budgetary management and cultural change in order to achieve the College's Royal charter objectives

As Assistant Director of Nursing, you will represent the interests of Nurses and Health Care Support staff, enable RCN members and the wider nursing, health and social care community to enhance their practice; develop nursing as a profession and a career; and influence nursing, health and social care policy.

You'll develop strategy and priorities working closely with the Director for Nursing, Policy & Practice, RCN Council and Committees, developing and maintaining Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to ensure delivery and performance management ensuring all work reflects the Royal Charter and the RCN Strategic Plan.

With a UK wide remit and links with Senior teams in Wales, Scotland and NI, supporting staff to unite within the shared purpose of bringing together professional nursing practice and trade unionism, you'll help enable the RCN to succeed in its mission to support, organise and educate nurses and nursing support workers to advocate, respecting the sovereignty of professional judgement to ensure quality care in care settings, politically and in their community.

You'll also ensure the directorate takes the lead on monitoring, analysing and addressing issues affecting nursing and nurses which have a learning and development component as well as members employee relations bargaining, including working with NHS agencies, the regional and other public bodies, universities and other education and research institutions and employers of nurses in the independent & all other sectors.

You will coach and develop the senior management team to meet their full potential, continuously setting future direction, driving internal change and ensuring staff adapt successfully to new ways of working.


Regional Administrator - RCN01208

Administration | RCN Croydon Office | £26,754 (including outer London weighting of £2,157)

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 450,000 members - all we can see are the infinite possibilities for a brighter future. Join us and you will too.

We're accredited with Investors in People Gold Standard.

Regional Administrator
RCN Croydon Office, 35 hours per week

As Regional Administrator you'll use your positive attitude, and your knowledge of excellent administration skills to provide a service to our RCN reps, members and team to include dealing with expressions of interest from potential RCN reps, accreditation and dis-accreditation of RCN reps, administering the Foundation Module and Learning and Development Pathway for RCN reps.

So why not take your career to the next level and join the largest UK trade union for nursing staff and nursing students. The RCN is a fantastic company to work for with generous terms and conditions. If you are looking for a new opportunity in your career we would like to hear from you!


Associate Director (Nursing, Policy & Professional Practice) - RCN01214

Nursing | RCN Scotland HQ | £77,238

Imagine if every nurse in Scotland was relying on you. Depending on you to help them make the most of their talents. To champion their cause. And to help the country better appreciate the work they do.

Here 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 are accredited with Investors in People Gold Standard.

Associate Director of Nursing, Policy & Professional Practice
RCN Scotland HQ, 35 hours, Permanent


As Associate Director, you'll work with the Director in all manner of areas. However, you'll also have ultimate responsibility for our professional practice activities in Scotland.

It calls for a big picture focus. You'll need to shape strategies that enhance learning, development and education, and influence policies, agendas, clinical practice and regulation both here and within government. But equally, your operational acumen and insistence on details will be key to inspiring our passionate team and effectively managing our resources.


HR Business Operations Manager - RCN01209

Human Resources | Negotiable Location | £56,766

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 450,000 members - all we can see are the infinite possibilities for a brighter future. Join us and you will too.

We're accredited with Investors in People Gold Standard.

HR Business Operations Manager
Central London or Cardiff Gate Office, 35 hours per week, Fixed Term contract or Secondment covering a maternity leave until February 2021

An opportunity to join our progressive HR team, we are seeking an interim HR Business Operations Manager to provide maternity leave cover through until the end of 2020.

In this role, you'll support the RCN to achieve its aims and objectives through its people by using your positive attitude, your knowledge and experience of operational HR across the breadth of the generalist remit, and your ability to lead a team to deliver a business partnering and advisory service of the highest quality.

Working as part of the HR team at either our Central London or Cardiff Gate office - whichever suits you best, and with some travel between the two - you'll help to ensure the organisation supports its people to be their best. With oversight of the employee lifecycle from recruitment through to retirement, you'll ensure the employee experience at the RCN is one that reflects our values and ambitions as a trade union and professional body.

On a day to day basis, you'll lead the HR Operations Team and be in contact with senior managers as well as trade union representatives to ensure that the team delivers against its objectives - whether through the advice, guidance and support provided to our staff and managers, the development and application of HR policies and procedures across the breadth of the RCN, or the delivery of resourcing and other HR-related projects that touch the working lives of our people. Your role will be pivotal in its influence over the experience of those who work for the RCN.

We're a small team and it's a job full of possibilities because alongside your core duties you'll have the opportunity to get involved in other pieces of work across the HR department and wider organisation to develop your knowledge and skills even further - helping you to realise your potential whilst making a real difference to the working lives of our people here at the RCN.


Associate Director (Nursing, Policy and Professional Practice) - RCN01215

Nursing | RCN Wales HQ | £77,238

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 450,000 members - all we can see are the infinite possibilities for a brighter future. Join us and you will too.

We are accredited with Investors in People Gold Standard.

Associate Director of Nursing, Policy & Professional Practice
RCN Wales HQ, 35 hours, Permanent

As the Associate Director of Nursing, Policy & Professional Practice and a member of the Welsh Management Team, you'll develop and lead the staff and activities of the Nursing, Policy & Professional Practice team. You'll have overall responsibility for the resources including the operational development and activities of the Professional Advisers, policy and learning functions based in RCN Wales.

It's a job full of possibilities identifying, influencing and advising on the implications of Welsh, UK and international health & social care policies and strategies on current practice in Wales, informing and influencing RCN UK strategies.

You'll be developing relationships with key stakeholders and members, managing functions on a team model basis, calling on the expertise of reporting managers to represent RCN Wales at internal and external events, meetings and discussions.

Assisting the Director of Wales in the effective management of RCN Wales business, deputising for the Director as required and leading the RCN contribution to Welsh Government's professional nursing agenda including pre and post registration nursing education, clinical practice, nursing roles and professional regulation.


 
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