London, Greater London (On-site)
Unpaid role, expenses paid
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) is the world's largest nursing union and professional body, representing more than 465,000 nurses, student nurses, midwives, and nursing support workers in the UK and internationally.

As a member-led organisation, the RCN works collaboratively with members, representing the professional interests of nursing staff, influencing government, improving working conditions and campaigning on issues to raise the profile of the nursing community.

The Royal College of Nursing

Group Audit Committee Chair


Unremunerated, reasonable expenses will be paid

The Group Audit Committee oversees the Royal College of Nursing Group's financial reporting processes, risk management systems, and accounts to ensure they are transparent and comply with the law. The Chair of the Group Audit Committee is a critical position providing independent and effective leadership whilst ensuring and the committee discharges its role in the governance of the RCN, scrutinising the risks and controls affecting every aspect of the organisation.

As Group Audit Committee Chair, you will join a motivated, committed and talented Audit Committee underpinned by strong governance. You will bring experience of operating at a strategic level in a similarly complex organisation and will have detailed understanding of the principles and practice of good corporate governance and the role of the Audit Committee in relation to the oversight of risk management.

RCN are seeking a Group Audit Committee Chair who will offer credibility, strong interpersonal skills and a strong alignment with the values and mission of the organisation.

We welcome people from all backgrounds. Each applicant will be individually assessed regardless of gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or maternity, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, ethnicity, colour, or national origin, religion or belief, disability, or age.

To learn more about this unique opportunity, and to find out how to apply, please read the full appointment brief, on the Prospectus website, which can be reached by clicking on the “Apply on Website” Button.

Application deadline: 13th June                     

Preliminary interviews with Prospectus: W/C 13th June  

RCN Panel stage interviews:  1st July     

These dates may be subject to change and applicants will be advised in advance should this happen.    

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Posted on: 17 May 2022
Closed date: 13 June 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: HQ00180924
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