Launched in 2021, the virtual Student and NRN Careers Fair has been created to support student and newly registered nurses as they enter the healthcare job market.
You will be able to meet the UK’s key nurse employers who will be interviewing on the day and gain valuable CPD hours at the online seminars. All you need is an internet connection and a device to join us, wherever you are.
Simply register for free entry before the event.
Here is how it will work:
A live panel discussion took place at 12pm - 1pm on surviving your first year as an NRN - Clare Lomas, RCNi Career Development Editor, Bethany Tuckwood, Emergency Staff Nurse, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust and Lead Nurse for NRN Network, RCN and Joy O Gorman, Early Career Registered Nurse (Adult) BSc (Hons) and PhD Student
Julie Watkins, Career Coach, Royal College of Nursing
This seminar will aim to inspire you to start thinking about your first Nursing role. We will offer top tips on being job ready, how to make your CV and job application stand out from the crowd, along with interview techniques to help you shine at interview.
Julie will be online from 3pm - 4pm to answer questions
Joy O Gorman, Early Career Registered Nurse (Adult) BSc (Hons) and PhD Student
Joy will be online from 2.15pm - 2.45pm to answer questions
Charlotte Jakab-Hall, Senior Practice Development Nurse and Senior Peer Support Guardian at Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Charlotte will be online from 3pm - 4pm to answer questions
Gloria Sikapite, Newly Registered Research Nurse
Gloria will be online from 12pm - 12.30pm and 3pm -4pm to answer questions
Georgina O’Reilly-Foley (RGN), Sister ,Band 6
Daniel Branch, Band 6 Staff Community RNLD, Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust Intensive Support Team
This talk is about Daniel's my journey from being a pupil at a special needs school to his current role as a band 6 learning disability nurse. The talk covers how he got there giving potential suggestions that may inspire people to add things to their CV and applications. The talk also covers the key skills that he uses in his role and potential ways to develop them as well as talking about the best and worst aspects of the job.
Daniel will be online from 1pm - 2pm to answer questions
Alex Dray, Staff Nurse
This presentation is about all thing’s children and young people’s nursing. It will cover a typical day in the life of a children’s nurse, including a discussion on skills and qualifications. Alex will talk about how to prepare yourself and your CV and she explains some challenges and rewards that come with the job.
Alex will be online from 2pm - 3pm to answer questions
Alexandra Parker, Staff Nurse
Through this presentation, Alexandra hopes to tell you what a day in the life of a mental health Staff Nurse could potentially look like. She will go through what is important to contain in a CV and what you should do in preparation for job interviews for your first post! Nursing is a varied career and she hopes that she is able to share some rewarding moments but also some challenges that she has come across.
Alex will be online from 12pm - 12.30pm to answer questions