Once again Student Nursing Times is recruiting new student editors to work with the Nursing Times team. Only this time we’re also looking for a fifth editor to represent midwifery.
Starting this September, the new editors will each represent their own area of healthcare: mental health, child, learning disabilities, adult and midwifery, for 12 months.
The role is an exciting opportunity for you to support your peers, learn new skills, develop your writing and reflect on your own practice. You will take it in turns to write the weekly Student Editor Blog and will work with the digital engagement editor to put forward the issues that you think matter to the student nurse population.
As well as a huge boost to your CV, this is an opportunity for you to promote the causes that matter to you. We have a strong, engaged audience of student nurses from all over the UK making this an ideal platform for you to make your voice heard.
The five editors will join us at the Student Nursing Times Awards in April 2017 where past editors have been invited on stage to give out trophies and congratulate the winners.
- What will I get out of it?
Please note this is not a paid post. As a thank you for your work we give each editor a free ticket to the Student Nursing Times Awards and a year’s digital subscription to Nursing Times. You will also benefit from increasing your presence within the nursing community and being a Student NT Editor looks fantastic on your CV.
- How much work does the role entail?
The role is what you make it – we’re always open to your ideas for how you can develop your editorship using the @StudentNT twitter feed, Facebook page and, of course, the Student NT website.
As a minimum, student editors will contribute to the weekly blog on a rotation – so every five weeks. We may also ask for your help with judging competitions and ask you for a student nurse view on news stories. We expect our student editors to always put their course first and we understand you will have other commitments that need to take priority – however please consider whether you have the extra time to take on this role.
- Will I need to work at the Nursing Times office?
No, the role is to be done remotely.
- When do I need to apply by?
We will be closing applications at 9am on Monday 15th August.
- What happens next?
We aim to have finished shortlisting by Friday 19th August and we will let you know whether or not you have been successful. If you are shortlisted we will invite you to have an informal chat with the editor and digital engagement editor over the phone on the 25th or 26th August. The new editors will be offered the role the following week and start their editorships from 5th September.
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