March 30, 2022


No Travel Needed


Immediate Nursing Vacancies


CPD Accredited Seminars

The virtual Student and Newly Registered Nurse Careers Fair

supported by Nursing Standard

Launched in 2021, the virtual Student and NRN Careers Fair has been created to support student and newly registered nurses as they enter the healthcare job market.

You will be able to meet the UK’s key nurse employers who will be interviewing on the day, gain valuable CPD hours at the online seminars and network with other delegates. All you need is an internet connection and a device to join us, wherever you are.

Simply register for free entry before the event.

Here is how it will work:


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Seminar Programme & Speakers


Student & NRN Careers Fair 30th March 2022

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Panel Discussion

A discussion with Clare Lomas, RCNi Careers Development Editor & NRNs Brian Webster & Vaness Anthony.

Brian Webster is a Registered Nurse. He qualified in October 2021 and has worked in COVID Admissions and recently took up a new role in ICU.
Brian has been a Student Rep at university, a member of the Unison Student Nurse Network, Unison and RCN Student Member, and Student Mental Health Nursing Forum Scotland.

Vanessa Anthony is a Practice Nurse at a General Practice Surgery Group based in Bexley and Gravesend. She qualified six months ago and is an RCN Student Committee Member for London region 2020-21, newly appointed GPN Forum Steering Committee Panel, Co-Chair Outer South East London Branch. She has also been a General Practice Nurse and Student Nurse (GPNSNN) Ambassador since 2019; BAME GPN Champion since 2020 and on the RCNi Nursing Standard Evidence and Practice Advisory Panel since 2021

Vanessa will be online from 12.30pm - 1.30pm and Brian will be online from 3.30pm - 4pm to answer questions

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Preparing for your first nursing role

This seminar will aim to inspire you to start thinking about your first Nursing role.  We will offer top tips on being job ready, how to make your CV and job application stand out from the crowd, along with interview techniques to help you shine at interview. 

Julie will be online from 12pm - 1pm to answer questions

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Julie Watkins, Career Coach, Royal College of Nursing

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CapitalNurse Early Careers Preceptorship

This short presentation provides an insight into the CapitalNurse Early Careers Preceptorship & Beyond Framework which offers a means of supporting and developing newly registered nurses so that their confidence, skills and behaviours can flourish, and their careers can progress. Fulfilled nurses, who are supported at this crucial stage of their early career, are more likely to stay with their first employer, using their growing knowledge and experience to benefit their patients, which in turn leads to improved clinical outcomes.

The presentation will look at the early careers preceptorship framework, the implementation across London and the benefits it brings.

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Desiree Cox, CapitalNurse Preceptorship Project Manager

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Jacqueline Robinson-Rouse is the Clinical Lead CapitalNurse

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A career in nursing education & research - look to the future

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Prof Daniel Kelly, RCN Chair of Nursing Research, Cardiff University

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Careers in Emergency Care

Hear from Ana Waddington, RCNi Nurse of the year 2020, about her career path to becomong a major trauma nurse coordinator.

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Ana Waddington, Major Trauma Nurse Coordinator , Barts Health

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National Preceptorship Programme

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Desiree Cox, CapitalNurse Preceptorship Project Manager

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Professional Social Media

A talk from Sam, a second-year learning disability student nurse regarding his experience of professional social media in nursing. Sam will be describing what social media is when it comes to nursing, along with the benefits, and harnessing them and the potential pitfalls and solutions.

Sam will be online from 1pm -2pm to answer questions

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Sam Palmer Nash, Student Learning Disability Nurse – Year 2 and @WeStudentNurse Team Lead

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A career in the community

Dr Oldman will be online from 11am - 12pm to answer questions

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Dr Crystal Oldman CBE, Chief Executive of the Queen’s Nursing Institute.

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Supporting your health and wellbeing – an overview of research and strategies

In this presentation, you will learn about the key role a healthy work environment plays in determining your wellbeing and outcomes for the patients you care for. Nonetheless, current working environments are not always conducive to best outcomes for you and your patients, so what can you do as a student or NQN to maintain your wellbeing? You will learn about the power of vulnerability, compassionate teams and being a change agent.

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Dr Chiara Dall'ora, Lecturer Nursing Workforce, School of Health Sciences, University of Southampton

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My Journey

This presentations will illustrate my role in the social change project MyStory YourStory. This was a youth-led campaign that recognised the need for improvement in the mental health system for young people in Northern Ireland. In Northern Ireland, mental health is the largest cause of ill health (Dept of Health 2019). MyStory YourStory achieved it's aims through utilising the evidence base of story telling for change; a mental health champion implemented in our government, during lockdown we secured mental health monitoring being made part of the Education Inspectorate Report to address the disproportionate education around mental health in the education system. Following lockdown, the Children and Young People's framework was created with funding of £6.5 million. I believe as nurses, we have a role to ensure quality improved services within the politiacl sphere of health as well as in our own areas of work.

Mairead will be online from 12pm - 1pm to answer questions

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Mairead Loughran, Mental Health Nurse, Belfast Health and Social Trust

Event Q&As

You can register by using the button on this page.
Yes, the entire event is still absolutely free to attend.
Yes, you will be emailed a CPD certificate in your post-event email.
It works in much the same way as a face to face event, just from the comfort of your own home. If this is your first virtual Careers Fair and you are not quite sure what to do - no problem – on the run up to the event we will provide a ‘How To Guide’ which will take you through the process step-by-step and our Team will be on hand to answer any questions you may have. Please scroll down for answers to our Frequently Asked Questions. To attend this event and further your nursing career register now.
Once you have registered, you will be emailed a link and password before the event. This will have all the details of how to login. You will be able to login via a computer, tablet or mobile phone.
We advise checking you are able to login properly, the day before the event, via the device you are planning to use. If you are looking for a job, you should upload your CV beforehand.
If you are planning to interact via a video link with exhibitors and speak to them about job vacancies, then yes, we advise wearing smart clothing. This will give a good impression to employers, especially if you are looking to be interviewed on the day.
You only need to enable video if you are planning to interact with exhibitors.
There will be someone on hand to help throughout the day via the event platform. Head to the information desk.
Yes, the event will be available for 30 days after the event.
There will be a link through the event site to join the seminar.
Yes, the speaker will be available at a set time during the day to answer any questions.
You can interact with them by clicking onto their booth.
Yes, many exhibitors will be conducting online interviews.
No, it is just a website you will have to access.
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