Seminars

Explore the CPD-accredited seminar programme for the day.

Day One - 17 September 2019

Seminar theatre

Interviews prepare & succeed

Do interviews fill you with dread? Do you struggle to sell yourself?  


Our interactive session will help you to identify your strengths, talents and support you with hints and tips to impress employers at interview. We will take you through everything from the importance of preparation to the skills of execution to help you feel more confident and in control of your next interview. 


As an RCN member, we offer online careers resources available at www.rcn.org.uk/careers. For those members who need additional guidance we offer one to one careers coaching.  

julie watkins rcn
Julie Watkins, Career adviser, RCN Careers Service
Seminar theatre

Talk by HCA Healthcare

Seminar theatre

Panel Discussion

Join our panel talk from 12pm for a lively discussion from 12pm on the issues faced around nursing recruitment and retention. 


Clare Lomas, Careers Development Editor, RCNI who will be joined by 2 panel members.


There will also be the opportunity to ask questions relevant to your career and organisation.


Book your free place now. 

Seminar theatre

Applying for jobs - supporting statements & CVs

A CV can sometimes feel like just a list of generic things you have done, but written correctly it can be a powerful tool to grab the attention of potential employers and outshine rival candidates.   


We will offer tips on the importance of tailoring your CV, share some common pitfalls and explore some hints on how to make your CV stand out. We will also discuss supporting statements when applying for jobs and having the best chance of getting through to the next stage.


The RCN Careers Service has sample CVs online at: www.rcn.org.uk/careers. It also offers feedback on your CV. 

Seminar theatre

Sepsis awareness

katie dutton

RCNi Student Nurse award winner 2018

Katie Dutton, De Montford University

Day Two - 18 September 2019

Seminar theatre

Interviews prepare & succeed

Do interviews fill you with dread? Do you struggle to sell yourself?  


Our interactive session will help you to identify your strengths, talents and support you with hints and tips to impress employers at interview. We will take you through everything from the importance of preparation to the skills of execution to help you feel more confident and in control of your next interview. 


As an RCN member, we offer online careers resources available at www.rcn.org.uk/careers. For those members who need additional guidance we offer one to one careers coaching.  

julie watkins rcn
Julie Watkins, Career adviser, RCN Careers Service
Seminar theatre

Paediatric Nursing

Talk by Chelsea & Westminster NHS

Seminar theatre

Panel Discussion

Join our panel talk from 12pm for a lively discussion from 12pm on the issues faced around nursing recruitment and retention. 


Clare Lomas, Careers Development Editor, RCNI who will be joined by 2 panel members.


There will also be the opportunity to ask questions relevant to your career and organisation.


Book your free place now. 

Seminar theatre

Going Global : international SOS, a career in medical assistance

Olivia is a speaker at Nursing Careers & Jobs Fair

Olivia Wilson is the Nurse Manager – International Operations at International SOS London.   She graduated from the Australian Catholic University with a Bachelor of Nursing in 2000 and began her clinical career in Orthopaedics, Cardiology and Thoracics, Renal and Endocrinology, Oncology and Pain management units before specialising in Intensive Care nursing in both Australia and the United Kingdom.   
Since joining International SOS 8 years ago, Olivia has held progressively more senior roles in the medical assistance environment.   In her current role she is an expert case manager for a wide range of corporate clients and is responsible for the management of a team of nurses who work on the International Operations platform.

Olivia Wilson, Nurse Manager, Assistance, International SOS
Seminar theatre

Applying for jobs - supporting statements and CVs

A CV can sometimes feel like just a list of generic things you have done, but written correctly it can be a powerful tool to grab the attention of potential employers and outshine rival candidates.   


We will offer tips on the importance of tailoring your CV, share some common pitfalls and explore some hints on how to make your CV stand out. We will also discuss supporting statements when applying for jobs and having the best chance of getting through to the next stage.


The RCN Careers Service has sample CVs online at: www.rcn.org.uk/careers. It also offers feedback on your CV. 

julie watkins rcn
Julie Watkins, Career adviser, RCN Careers Service
Seminar theatre

Talk by HCA Healthcare