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External Adviser to the RCN Foundation Appointments Panel

We’re recruiting!

Who we are

The RCN Foundation is a UK wide independent charity and grant-maker supporting nurses, midwives and healthcare support workers, and is part of the RCN Group. The charity supports and strengthens nursing and midwifery to improve the health and wellbeing of the public.

With the pandemic shining a light on the incredible work of nursing and midwifery teams, this is an opportunity for the new Adviser to play a vital role in supporting the Foundation's work and help shape the UK's healthcare landscape.

The Role

External Advisers bring their skills and knowledge to the committee on which they sit to ensure it is able to make informed decisions in line with best practice and to oversee the development and delivery of the Foundation’s strategic objectives. They are appointed through an open recruitment process.

The Foundation is seeking an experienced individual to join its Appointments Panel as an External Adviser. The Appointments Panel oversees the Foundation’s appointment of Trustees and External Advisers, and therefore someone with a background in HR and recruitment is being sought.

The role of an External Adviser is a voluntary position and not accompanied by any financial remuneration. However, reasonable out of pocket expenses such as travel costs will be reimbursed.

To learn more about this unique opportunity, and to find out how to apply, please review the pack below.


Appointments Panel External Adviser Role Description

Equal Opportunities Form

How To Apply

Overview of RCN Foundation

Panel Chair Letter


Closing date for applications is Friday 11 February 2022.