Career Crossroads

Not sure where to go next in your career? Do you stay where you are, or try something new? What if it doesn’t work out? Then again... what if it does?

We've put together some resources to help you choose the right direction for you, and manage any career crossroads you may find yourself at.

RCN members can also benefit from one to one telephone career coaching sessions.

ideas and inspiration

Looking for inspiration?

Get a feel for different roles within the four pillars of nursing: clinical, leadership, education and research.
ill health

Managing your career around your health

What to consider, reasonable adjustments, ideas on less physically demanding roles, and support available to you.
time

Career progression tips

Tips and ideas to help you develop as a professional and boost your career.
Career path ahead

Career Coaching

The RCN offers free, one to one Career Coaching over the telephone. Explore situations where coaching may benefit you
Nursing career resource

Career pathways in Nursing

Find out about different roles and pathways within Nursing with this new resource, developed by the RCN and Health Education England (HEE)


Career pathways in Nursing