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RCN Careers resources

Whether you’re applying for your first job, looking for career progression or moving to a more senior position as a health care professional, the RCN careers service has information and resources that can guide you to make decisions about your career. 

Most of our resources are for RCN members only, so log in now for full access.

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Nurses: Your Career

Use our resources and advice to improve your employability, explore your career options and more.

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HPs: Your Career

Career resources for Health Practitioners, including HCAs, Assistant Practitioners, Nursing Associates and Support Workers.

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Students: Your Career

How can you stand out when applying for your first job? Our dedicated resources can help.

Applying for jobs

Explore different roles and profiles

Fancy a change in career direction but don't know where to start?

Use the Health Careers website to explore and research different roles within healthcare, and to find out what experience, skills or entry requirements you'll need.

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Your career: Ill health and disability

If you find yourself at a career crossroads due to a change in your health, you are not alone.

Our resources can guide and empower you to make the necessary changes and ensure you're working at your best.

NHS jobs

Search for NHS job vacancies in England and Wales.

NHS Scotland Jobs

Search for NHS health and social care jobs in Scotland.


Search for health and social care jobs in Northern Ireland.

My career values

Use this worksheet to determine which aspects of your working life are most important to you.

My career talents

Use this worksheet to define what your talents are and how you might use them to improve your working life.


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RCN Bulletin Jobs

The RCN Bulletin Jobs website connects nurses and health care professionals to the best nursing vacancies in the UK and abroad.

RCN Bulletin Jobs