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How to decode a job advert

How to decode a job advert Subscription Required

Job adverts can sometimes seem like they’re written in a different language, so let us help you tell what’s what …


How to write an effective personal statement

Some nursing jobs may require you to write a personal statement. Here’s how to show how well you can nurse in a few hundred words …

10 ways to create an eye-catching CV Subscription Required

You may work with your hands, but to nab that job, you’ll have to impress on paper first. Jenni Middleton talks to the experts to find out how a strong CV can snatch you that crucial interview

How to prepare for your first job interview Subscription Required

Regardless of your nursing ability and potential, if you cannot perform well during a job interview it can be difficult to land your first nursing job after qualification

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How to prepare for your first mental health interview

How to prepare for your first mental health interview Subscription Required

You’re through to the second round and you have the opportunity to wow your potential employers. But how can you ensure you get it right in your mental health interview?

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New awards to recognise nurse and midwifery research in Scotland

A new awards scheme for research carried out by nurses, midwives and allied health professionals based in Scotland has been launched to showcase their work and encourage others to follow suit.

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Men 'must be urged into care jobs'

More men 'must be urged into care jobs', says report

More must be done to encourage young men to consider a career in the care sector, a report has said.

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Care home staff 'should wear uniform', poll suggests

Care home staff 'should wear uniform', poll suggests

Staff working in care homes should wear a uniform, according to half of those questioned in a new poll.

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'Limited training places could render district nurses extinct'

'Limited training places could render district nurses extinct' Subscription Required


Through my experience in community nursing I believe registered nurses in district nursing teams need further academic support and clinical development after being in community practice for one year.

'Frontline leadership model is the way forward to boost care'

'Frontline leadership model is the way forward to boost care' Subscription Required


Nursing leadership and its role in ensuring high-quality care continues to take centre stage in ongoing debates, successes and challenges facing the NHS.

'HCAs are vital and deserve to be called nursing assistants'

'HCAs are vital and deserve to be called nursing assistants' Subscription Required


Here in Northumbria we have launched our nursing strategy - a vision for compassionate frontline care - and within it have renamed healthcare assistants as nursing assistants.

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Nursing Times Careers Guide

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Welcome to the Nursing Times career clinic

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Nursing Times recruitment special

Nursing Times recruitment special

Looking for a new career? Nursing Times Recruitment Special is packed full of hints and tips to help you bag your dream job. Remember to print it for future reference.

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NHS retirement fellowship: for the not so shy and retiring

During long, frenetic days and nights working for the NHS, you might romanticise about a leisurely and relaxing retirement. However, for many retired NHS staff, it is not long before the novelty of having a bit of spare time starts to wear off.

Interested in working in Australia?

Find out what it's like to work as a nurse in Australia, and what you need to know to make moving to Australia a reality

Visit our Australia working abroad zone

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Our newly qualified page is packed full of advice and guidance, as well as blogs from those who have been there

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A career close to practice and steeped in research is a rare thing for nurses, but it’s what is on offer at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust.


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