Seminar Programme


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     Talk by Kings College Hospital Jeddah

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
Panelists - Clare Lomas, RCNi Career Development Editor; Estephanie Dunn, Regional Director, RCN North West; 

14.00 – 14.45    Cross Border Education Project - Harnessing the power of Leadership and Communication   
Leena Vinod, Senior Lecturer in Nurse Education and Integrated Practice, Edge Hill University 

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    Student & Newly Registered Nurses: How to get the best start to your career
Mark Coningsby, Preceptorship 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    Cultural shift of an international nurse 

Dr. Manju C Pallam, Senior Lecturer, Manchester Metropolitan University, Regional Joint Lead (North – West ): Chief Nursing Officer’s Black and Minority Ethnic Strategic Advisory Group and British Indian Nurses Association.