What we offer you

Join us and you’ll be representing nurses and nursing, promoting excellence in practice and shaping health policies. With a huge variety of roles available at the RCN, we know that our diversity is our strength and that your experience could make a world of difference to our business and our members.

We expect you to look after our customers and we insist on rewarding you in return. As well as a whole range of learning and development opportunities and great support, we can also offer you an impressive range of benefits. We have a range of rewards designed not only to pay you fairly for the work you do, but also to ensure that you have a good work-life balance, that your health and wellbeing are supported and that we help you provide for your family and your future. We have a highly competitive pay structure, as well as opportunities for flexible working and an annual leave entitlement of up to 32 days plus bank holidays.

When you join the RCN, you are enrolled into our group personal pension scheme and while you contribute 3% of your salary the RCN makes additional contributions of 8%. The scheme has a range of investment options for you to choose from, including ethical investment funds.You will also be able to use RCNXtra, a special collection of discounts on cinema tickets, gym memberships, hotels, holidays and many leading retailers. You can find out more about our pay and benefits here.

We reward your suggestions, hard work and commitment with various awards and schemes including our Staff Awards for Excellence, our Staff Suggestion Scheme and our Long Service Awards.

As a holder of the Investors in People Gold Award we are committed to your learning and development. We know that equipping our people with the skills they need to be successful in their current roles as well as in their future careers is vitally important. We also offer financial support for professional memberships and registrations where this is a requirement of your role at the RCN.

We strive to ensure that everything we do has a positive impact on our members, colleagues, customers and the public. That is why we encourage a positive, customer focused workplace culture where everyone has the opportunity to thrive.

The health and happiness of our staff matter to us, so we have created a multi-award-winning health and wellbeing programme. Find out more about the programme, our staff lifestyle choices and how we support you to find the right work life balance.

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  • Join the UKís largest nursing trade union

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  • ... and help shape the health policies

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  • Wide range of roles available.

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