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Member Support Services Benefits

With the largest in-house legal team of any UK union, over 1,800 member representatives and officers, and an advice line that's open 365 days a year, we've got your work covered. But what happens when you need support or advice with issues outside of your job?

That's where the RCN's Member Support Services (MSS) comes in; consisting of six different teams to guide, empower or help you with aspects such as: your emotional wellbeing, your finances, your immigration rights, your career, or provide support if you have a disability. 

The table below shows you which MSS benefits and resources you can access if you're a member. Hover over any of the links for more info.

So for a wide range of services that help you both professionally and personally, why not join the RCN today?


 

RCN

member

  ✓ 

Non

member

  ✓ 

 Careers
 Telephone Career Coaching  ✓ 

 Full access to online career resources  ✓ 
 CV writing guidance  ✓ 
 ✓ 
 CV samples and templates  ✓ 

 CV checking Service  ✓ 

 Supporting Statement Tutorial  ✓ 

 Student Sample Supporting Statement 
 ✓ 

 HCA Sample supporting statement
 ✓ 

 Sample interview questions  ✓ 


 Counselling
 Telephone Counselling
 ✓ 

 Healthy Workplace Healthy You
 ✓ 
 ✓ 
 
 Peer Support Service
 Peer Support Network
 ✓ 

 Member Stories
 ✓ 
  
 Disability Coaching  ✓ 

 Disability Passport  ✓ 
 ✓ 
 Workplace Adjustments Database                      ✓ 
  
 
 Immigration Advice Service
 Online advice and resources  ✓ 
  
 Immigration advice  ✓ 

 Visa / Form checking service  ✓ 
 
 Immigration Appeals and Reviews  ✓ 
 

 Lamplight Support Service
 Online advice and resources  ✓ 
  
 Telephone advice: Benefit eligibility
 ✓ 
 ✓ 
 Telephone advice: Maximising income
 ✓ 
 ✓ 
 Telephone advice: Budgeting  ✓ 
  
 Telephone advice: Charitable grant assessment  ✓ 
  
 
 Welfare Service
 Online advice and resources  ✓ 
  
 Telephone advice: Debt and money   
  
 Telephone advice: Benefits
  
 Telephone advice: Overpayment of wages
  

 Telephone advice: Mortgage and rental arrears
  
 NSW Money Guide (full version - members only)   
 ✓ 
 Newly Qualified Nurses Money Guide (full version - members only)
  
 ✓ 
 Student Money Guide (full version - members only)
 ✓ 
 ✓ 


join the RCN

Be a part of the RCN

Member Support Services (MSS) is just one of the very many benefits you'll get from becoming an RCN member.

Join today and start benefiting both professionally and personally.

Careers Service

Get help with writing your CV, preparing for interviews, planning your career and more.

Counselling

Get support with personal or work related issues such as stress, depression or relationship breakdown.

Immigration

If you're an RCN member already in the UK, you can get free, confidential support and assistance on immigration issues.

Lamplight

Advice and support for those experiencing circumstances that impact on their finances.

Peer support

Join this group to give and receive support on health and disability issues.

Welfare Service

Get expert support and advice on benefits, tax credits, debt, and housing.