Launched in 2021, the virtual Student & NRN Careers Fair has been created to support student and newly registered nurses as they enter the healthcare job market.
As a student or newly registered nurse this virtual event supports you entering the healthcare job market. You will be able to meet the UK’s key nurse employers who will be interviewing ON THE DAY plus gain valuable CPD hours at the online seminars.
Simply register here for free entry before the event.
Here is how it will work:
We look forward to welcoming you to our Student & NRN Careers Fair and enjoying this new event alongside you
Join a live panel discssion to hear from Newly Registered Nurses about their career journey so far and how they got their first nursing role and their preceptoship experiences.
Julie Watkins, Careers 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 11am - 12pm and 3pm - 4pm to answer questions
Natalie Elliott, Research Assistant
Nurses have a significant part to play in research. However, transferring into research roles isn’t always easy. Join Natalie as she talks about how to secure a role within research and what you can do to enhance your career prospects. She will also talk about the differences between the Clinical Research Nurse and the Nurse Researcher role. Transitioning from nurse to researcher can be complex and present professional and personal dilemmas, Natalie will explore these further and give you are real view of what it’s like to work in research.
Natalie will be online at 10am - 11am to answer questions
Alex Dray, Staff Nurse
This presentation is about all thing’s children and young people’s nursing. It starts with a welcome slide, following on from this is a typical day in the life of a children’s nurse. After this a discussion on skills and qualifications. Which will lead into how to prepare yourself and your CV. The last 2 slides then explain some challenges and rewards that come with the job. Finally, a thank you slide with some useful pages to follow on social media.
Alex will be online from 12pm - 1pm to answer your questions
Dan Branch, Band 6 Community Learning Disability Nurse, Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust Learning Disability Intensive Support
Having previously worked in the legal sector I was inspired by a family friend to make the change to working as a learning disability nurse. I was nervous about making the change but now genuinely think I have one of the best jobs in the world. Everyday presents fresh challenges dealing with people’s significant challenges but eventually having the pay off seeing improvements in people’s lives and their families’ lives.
Daniel will be online from 1.30pm - 2.30pm to answer your questions
Royal College of Nursing - Caitlin Willis
Cailtin will be online from 3pm to 3.30pm to answer questions.
Chloe Jackson, NQN - Staff nurse in Theatres
Chloe will be online from 1pm - 2pm to answer questions
Claire Blake (previously Carmichael), Registered nurse
o What does the nurse role involve?
o What skills and qualifications do you need?
o How can you prepare yourself and your CV for this type of role?
o What are the most challenging and most rewarding elements of the role?
Clare will be online from 1pm to 2pm to answer your questions