October 19, 2022


No Travel Needed


Immediate Nursing Vacancies


CPD Accredited Seminars

The virtual Student and Newly Registered Nurse Careers Fair

supported by Nursing Standard

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:

Participating Exhibitors

Available Jobs

Seminar Programme & Speakers

Student & NRN Careers Fair 19th October 2022

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Panel Discussion

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

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Preparing for your first nursing role

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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

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Preceptorship for Newly Registered Nurses

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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

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Revalidating for the first time - an opportunity for self-development and reflection

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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

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A day in the life of a Research & Development nurse

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Gloria Sikapite, Newly Registered Research Nurse

Gloria will be online from 12pm - 12.30pm and 3pm -4pm to answer questions

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A&E, a place where miracles happen

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Georgina O’Reilly-Foley (RGN), Sister ,Band 6

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How I went from being a pupil in a special needs school to being a band 6 community RNLD and stopped off at Buckingham Palace on the way

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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

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All about children’s nursing

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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

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Day in the Life of a Mental Health Nurse

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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

Frequently Asked Questions

You can register by using the button on this page.
Yes, the entire event is absolutely free to attend.
Yes, you will be emailed a CPD certificate in your post-event email.
It works in much the same way as a face to face event, just from the comfort of your own home. If this is your first virtual Careers Fair and you are not quite sure what to do - no problem – on the run up to the event we will provide a ‘How To Guide’ which will take you through the process step-by-step and our Team will be on hand to answer any questions you may have. Please scroll down for answers to our Frequently Asked Questions. To attend this event and further your nursing career register now.
Once you have registered, you will be emailed a link before the event. This will have all the details of how to login. You will be able to login via a computer, tablet or mobile phone.
We advise checking you are able to login properly, the day before the event, via the device you are planning to use. If you are looking for a job, you should upload your CV beforehand.
If you are planning to interact via a video link with exhibitors and speak to them about job vacancies, then yes, we advise wearing smart clothing. This will give a good impression to employers, especially if you are looking to be interviewed on the day.
You only need to enable video if you are planning to interact with exhibitors.
There will be someone on hand to help throughout the day via the event platform. Head to the information desk.
Yes, the event will be available for 30 days after the event.
There will be a link through the event site to join the seminar.
Yes, the speaker will be available at a set time during the day to answer any questions.
You can interact with them by clicking onto their booth.
Yes, many exhibitors will be conducting online interviews.
No, it is just a website you will have to access.
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