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Work for us

Work for us

Make your next career move with the Royal College of Nursing.

The RCN is the largest professional association and union of nursing staff and students in the UK. No matter what your experience or background, a career with the Royal College of Nursing promises to be both challenging and rewarding.

What we do

We promote nursing interests, represent and campaign on behalf of our members and the people they care for. We're also a leading player in the development of nursing policy and practice. Join us and you’ll be representing nurses and nursing, promoting excellence in practice and shaping health policies.

A great place to work

At the RCN we are committed to providing a quality service for our members and being an effective, efficient organisation that attracts and retains high-quality staff. We are extremely proud to have received substantial external recognition for our work as an employer. As a trade union we believe it is vital that we practice what we preach and lead by example in the ways we support our employees. For us, the following awards represent our ongoing commitment and determination to be the very best employer for our outstanding staff.

Disability Confident

As a proud member of the Disability Confident employer scheme we actively encourage applications from people with disabilities. We have recently become accredited as a Level 2 Disability Confident Employer under the Department for Work and Pensions scheme. We strive to incorporate equality and diversity into everything we do, so that it is an integral part of our business and our working practices.

Investors in People

The RCN is proud to be have been accredited with Investors in People since 2009. We have recently been accredited to silver standard, one of the highest levels of accreditation within the Investors in People framework.

Working at the RCN

Interested in working for us? Use our RCN careers site to search for your next role.

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