Seminar Programme

Furthering your nursing career

10.00– 10.30: Job Interviews - How to prepare & succeed in your nursing job interview

Julie Watkins, Career Coach RCN Careers Service

10.40 – 11.10: Job applications – How to write supporting statements and CVs for your ideal nursing job

Julie Watkins, Career Coach RCN Careers Service

11.20 – 11.50: How to develop your nursing leadership skills

Daljit Athwal, Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer, Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Trust

12.00 – 12.30: Mentoring or coaching and how this can help nurses reach senior roles

Marimouttou Coumarassamy, Deputy Chief Operating Officer & Associate Director of Operations (Secure Care & Offender Health), Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS FT

12.40 – 13.30: Panel discussion - Increasing confidence at work

-Increasing confidence
-Whistleblowing
-Raising concerns
-Building a supportive workplace – employers and employees working together 

Clare Lomas, RCNi Careerrs Development Editor.

Marimouttou Coumarassamy, Deputy Chief Operating Officer & Associate Director of Operations (Secure Care & Offender Health),Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS FT

Carolyn Pitt, Director of Nursing Workforce - Corporate Nursing, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS

Career Crossroads – inspiring new ways of working and new roles

13.45 – 14.10: Sharing best practice - Making the move from critical care to CAMHS

Kyle Jones, Nurse

14.20 – 14.45: Sharing best practice - A day in the life of a nurse in the prison service
Deanna Mezen, Advanced Clinical Nurse Practitioner, Non-Medical Prescriber, Practice Plus Group 

14.55 - 15.20: Sharing best practice - A day in the life of the Veterans Clinical Services Team/Help for Heroes

David Hornsby, Veterans Clinical Advisor,  Help for Heroes