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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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Southern Health NHS Trust

Some students accept multiple job offers. My advice to students is to take your time and not rush into the first job you’re offered. Be honest with employers and speak to them if you’re not sure.

Penny Smee, Workforce Project Lead Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
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