Seminar Programme

Main theatre: Furthering your career  

10.00 – 10.45  Interviews – how to prepare & succeed  
Julie Watkins, Career Coach/RCN Careers Service 

11.00 – 11.45  Job applications – how to write supporting statements and CVs  
Julie Watkins, Career Coach/RCN Careers Service 

12.00 – 12.45   Successfully achieving revalidation: effectively managing the process  Dr Julie Dixon, Nursing Education Adviser, Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)

13.00 – 13.45  Panel discussion – Mental health and well being: keeping yourself safe at work  

Recognising and responding to signs of stress to avoid burnout; Building a supportive workplace – employers and employees working together; Raising awareness of diversity and what it means to create and sustain an inclusive and equal workplace  

14.00 – 14.45  Harnessing the power of leadership and communication skills: making your voice heard   

  
Workshop theatre: Career Crossroads – inspiring new ways of working and new roles  

10.00 – 10.30  Sustainable nursing: developing greener nursing practice 
Leigh Donnelly, Greener Nursing, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust 

11.00 – 11.30  Opportunities in the private sector
 HCA Healthcare UK

In the following presentations you will get a snapshot of what a day in the life of a nurse looks like in various job roles… 

What does the nurse role involve? What skills and qualifications do you need? How can you prepare yourself and your CV for this type of role?  What are the most challenging and most rewarding elements of the role?  

12.00 – 12.30  A day in the life of a prison nurse.  
Deanna Mezen, Prison nurse/ HMP Oakwood, Practice Plus Group 

13.00 – 13.30 How to get the most out of Agency Nursing. 
Fiona Millington Chief Nurse,  Florence 

  

This programme may be subject to change