Seminar Programme

Seminar Theatre - Managing 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  
Wendy Fowler, Nursing Education Advisor, NMC 

13.00 – 13.45     Panel discussion – Mental health and wellbeing: 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     Return to practice  
Jane Smith, Health Education England 
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 (pre-recorded) 

12.00 – 12.30     Choose your own rotation programme
Helen Slocombe, Talent Manager, Nursing and Midwifery, Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust

13.00 - 13.30    A day in the life of a Surgical Ward Nurse
Lisa Hayward, Sister/Charge Nurse, North Bristol NHS Trust