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Professional Lead – Education (Quality Assurance)

Job details
Posting date: 17 June 2024
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 07 July 2024
Location: London, UK
Remote working: Hybrid - work remotely up to 2 days per week
Company: Royal College of Nursing
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: RCN02479


Professional Lead – Education (Quality Assurance) - RCN02479
| RCN UK HQ | £66,909 - pro rata
Contract type: Permanent

Job Title: Professional Lead for Education (Quality Assurance).

Location: RCN UKHQ

Tenure: 28 hours per week, Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced educationalist with significant expertise and experience in designing and implementing quality assurance systems and processes within an education setting. The role will require someone with good project management skills, who will work within the team delivering the RCN Group Education, Learning and Development offer across the UK. The role will lead the design and implementation of the quality assurance of the RCN group education and learning offer, using a range of approaches to education, curriculum development, product design and quality assurance/evaluation.

You will be an excellent project manager with significant expertise and experience in designing and implementing quality assurance systems to enhance the educational experience. You will also have a current and comprehensive knowledge of health and social care matters, with particular reference to nurse education.

The post holder will work as part of a wider learning and development team linking to RCN regional and country offices, as well as in RCN HQ in London.

Experience of virtual working is important as is being open to regular UK-wide travel that may be required.

What we offer you

We expect you to look after our members and we expect you to be rewarded for it. Our pay is highly competitive with annual leave up to 32 days plus bank holidays. We offer an impressive range of benefits, a broad range of learning development opportunities and an award-winning health and wellbeing programme.

Balancing work and life commitments is important to us as an organisation. We are a diverse organisation and understand everyone has different needs. Many of our employees enjoy flexible working enabling them to deliver results whilst having a good work life balance. We offer generous maternity, adoption, paternity, and shared parental leave packages.

We have a hybrid approach to working to empower our people to do their best work recognising that, to give our best, we must be able to balance the demands of work and home.

Our selection process

Please click the ‘apply now’ button to submit a CV and answer the supporting questions online demonstrating how you meet the criteria for this role. You may not be shortlisted if you don’t. Please ensure your CV is in a simple format with minimal tables and sections. Any identifying information in your application will automatically be anonymised for shortlisting purposes.

We want your experience applying for a job with us to be the best it can be. We may hold our interviews and assessments in person or by video call. If you foresee any problems, please let us know.

As a proud member of the Disability Confident employer scheme we actively encourage applications from people with disabilities.

Contact details

For more information or for an informal discussion about the role please contact [Gill Coverdale, Head of Education on 0207 647 3827

For more information on the Recruitment & Selection process, please contact

Opening date: 12/06/24

Closing date: Closes at midnight: 07/07/24

Interview: w/c 15/07/2024 - date TBC

If we receive many applications after a week of advertising, this vacancy may close earlier.

Interview date: 17/07/2024

Contracted hours: 28

Proud member of the Disability Confident employer scheme

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