Seminar Programme

Main seminar theatre: Furthering your career 

10.00 – 10.45     Interviews – how to prepare & succeed.  
Dave Cordle, Career Development Professional 

11.00 – 11.45     Job applications – how to write supporting statements and CVs  
Dave Cordle, Career Development Professional 

12.00 - 12.15     Your time to thrive - Hear about an exciting new nursing event 'Nursing Live'
Katherina Breen, Head of Commercial, RCNi

12.15 – 12.45    A day in the life of a nurse at Gold Care Homes
Ravi Gida, Chairman, Gold Care Homes 

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     Harnessing the power of leadership and communication skills: making your voice heard  
 Rohit Sagoo – Founder & Director of British Sikh Nurses
Workshop theatre: Career Crossroads – inspiring new ways of working and new roles 

10.00 – 10.30      Sustainable nursing: developing greener nursing practice.  
Robert Vicente, Charge Nurse, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

11.00 – 11.30     Student & Newly Registered Nurses: How to get the best start to your career 
Mark Coningsby, Preceptorship Academy and University Lead/ Elysium Healthcare 

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 Healix Nurse -– using your nurse expertise for patients in the UK and overseas, from organising air ambulance to monitoring inpatient care.
Wendy Lawrence, Director of Nursing - Ops, Healix

14.30 - 15.00    A day in the life of an Admiral Nurse
Victoria Lyons, Clinical Lead for Digital Services and Dementia at Work, Dementia UK