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PNC nomination form
By submitting this form I declare that I:
a) am paying a full payment plan in the nurse membership category (country/regional seats) or am a current member of the RCN in the student membership category (student seat)
b) have my workplace address (or, in the case of retired members, my branch) in the country or region for which I am standing (country/regional seats)
c) have been a current member of the RCN for at least three consecutive years immediately prior to the closing date for nominations (country/regional seats) or do not qualify in the first six months after the term of office begins i.e. must not qualify before 1 July 2020 (student seat)
d) do not hold office in any organisation which competes with the RCN for members or which, in the opinion of Council, propounds policies which are in conflict with the main objects of the RCN's Royal Charter and its overall philosophies
e) have not held a permanent salaried contract of employment or a fixed term/zero hours contract for longer than six months with the RCN during the two years prior to the election period*
f) am able and willing, if elected, to fulfil the role and commitments as set out in the role description and to adhere to all RCN policies
g) have discussed the implications of standing for election with my employer or tutor and confirm that they are willing to support me in carrying out this role if I am successful
h) have discussed and agreed with the RCN in advance of submitting my nomination any special requirements I may have to enable me to fulfil the commitments of the office
i) do not hold a position on an RCN committee where there may be a conflict (advice on this can be sought from the RCN Group Secretary on request)
j) am not a member of one the following representative committees: Learning Representatives, Stewards, and Safety Representatives
k) have declared if I am subject to an NMC caution order or subject to ongoing disciplinary proceedings at work, at university or with the NMC
l) have declared if I am subject to ongoing disciplinary proceedings in respect of any role I hold at the RCN
m) know of no reason why I cannot stand for election
n) will stand down from my role when elected should I fail to meet any of the above criteria during my term of office.
* A person is a salaried member of staff if they receive payment of any kind, and not necessarily financial, in return for service to the RCN. This includes secondees whose employers may receive payment from the RCN to compensate them for loss of the secondee’s services, and any person paid on a self-employed basis, either full or part time.
Your nomination will be stored in line with the RCN’s data retention policy.
By providing us with the name and contact details of your nominators, you confirm that they have provided consent to be contacted in relation to this nomination.
The contact details you have provided us with will only be used in relation to this election. They will not be used to update your RCN membership records unless you instruct us to do so.
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