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Preparing for your first job

Advice for student nurses and newly qualified nurses

Now that you're coming to the end of your nurse training it's probably time to start thinking about making your first career move. Make sure you're job ready with our helpful hints and tips.

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Career progression tips

Find out how you can develop yourself as a professional and boost your career by arranging shadowing, informal visits or networking.
ideas and inspiration

Which nursing roles suit you?

Looking for inspiration? Get some ideas about which nursing roles might compliment your strengths or interests.