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Royal College of Nursing
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Full time (fixed term contract or secondment for one year)
About this Role

The role: As our Campaign Organiser your role will be to work with the Regional Management Team in the development of campaigning and organising skills within the region to support the delivery of local and national actions and campaigns. You will help increase engagement with existing RCN members and branches, recruit new activists and new members using organising models of engagement.

Working with colleagues within the region and nationally to promote and organise specific campaigns, will be at the heart of this role. You will engage with RCN staff, members, potential members and key external stakeholders to build a network of relationships internally and externally within health and social care the South East. A key part of what you do will be to develop innovative approaches to attracting members to become active and engaged with the RCN, particularly our campaigns.

As our Campaign Organiser, you will be part of the team leading the development of the campaigning and organising capabilities of our staff and members. Working with other staff and members you will develop a campaign plan focused initially on our national pay and safe staffing campaigns but broadening to include other campaign opportunities as they arise.

The person: As well as experience of campaigning and organising, to join us you’ll need a knowledge and understanding of the of health and social care sector and the role of trade unions and their representatives. You’ll need experience of risk taking to create a project, situation or event that illustrates your values and can be utilised to achieve the objectives of the RCN.

Whatever your background, you'll be efficient, accurate and be able to work on your own initiative and as part of a team and be creative in developing this new role. The ability to foster strong professional relationships and encourage close collaboration between leaders and influential stakeholders is essential, as is your ability to produce professional reporting and presentations.

Further information

Please note, that due to Covid-19, while we are trying our best to accommodate our Assessment Centres and Interviews on the dates outlined in our adverts, we may need to be flexible about how and when we run our Recruitment processes for the time being. As we're all successfully working from home, we are currently running Assessments and Interviews remotely, in accordance with Government advice.

If you envisage any issues with accessing a computer, webcam or a sufficient internet connection for a video call, then please do highlight this in your Supporting Statement. We will of course do all we can to ensure you have the best experience in applying to work with us during this challenging period.

For more information or for an informal discussion about the role please contact Adele Longley, Operational Manager, on 020 8253 9137 option 2. For more information on the Recruitment & Selection process, please contact Please note, should we receive a suitable number of applications for this post after a week of posting this advert, this vacancy may close early.

Please note, should we receive a high volume of applications for this role, your application may not be shortlisted if you do not submit a Supporting Statement. A Supporting Statement is an important part of our application process, so we would encourage you to submit one as part of your application. 

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