Career advice

Community nursing: what the core specialist qualification means for you

We explain the biggest shake-up of advanced community training in 30 years

My first time in charge of a ward: what it taught me about delegation and leadership

Being in charge can seem daunting but go for it if you get the chance – and here’s why

Non-medical prescribing preceptorship: boosting your confidence to practise autonomously

How nurse prescribers are getting the support they need to grow into their role

Why career progression is a steeper climb for nurses trained overseas

Foreign nurses can find it harder to win promotion in the NHS – and that’s got to change

From HCA to chief executive: what I’ve learned about leadership

How Jane Padmore has developed her own style, built around driving improvements for patients

What does a career in the Royal Navy involve – and could it be the job for you?

This nursing path can offer travel and adventure and recruits get paid to train

Macmillan nurses: find out about the wide range of NHS roles supported by the charity

It’s a huge force in UK cancer nursing, so could Macmillan have the right job for you?

Band 7 here I come: how to prepare yourself to achieve promotion

Advice on making the jump from band 6, and questions you’re likely to face at interview

Do you have a fantasy about handing in your notice or even leaving nursing for good?

Find out about the issues it would help you to consider before you take the plunge

Specialist palliative care and the holistic work of Marie Curie nurses

Career opportunities with the charity, whether caring for people at home or in a hospice

Professional nurse advocates are popping up across the NHS – so how do you become one?

Nurses need clinical and well-being support like never before, which is where PNAs come in

What is coaching and how can it help me take my career to the next level?

Find out what to expect from career coaching and how it can offer you fresh perspective

How enhancing your clinical leadership skills will help your career

A good nurse is a good leader, and there’s training available to help achieve your potential

Admiral Nurses: what do these varied roles in dementia care involve?

Find out about the CV you need, and the salary and career development you can expect

Work-life balance: what is compassionate rostering and how does it work?

Rotas and shift swaps need not create conflict if they are negotiated rather than imposed
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Nurse recruiters will discuss job opportunities that could give your career a fresh start

Are you at a career crossroads? Advice for nurses looking to change direction

The pandemic has left many nurses thinking of changing their role. Here’s what to consider

What is competency and how can I maintain it?

Competency is a key principle of the NMC code and without it, patient safety is at risk

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