Whether you're looking to apply for your first nursing role or gain work as a healthcare assistant alongside your studies, our careers resources can help you to improve your employability and be job-ready.

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.

The supporting statement is the most important part of your job application. This is effectively where you convince the employer that you're the right person for the job and explain why they should hire you.

This page offers sample supporting statements and a tutorial to help you. We can also offer feedback on your supporting statement via email.



Our online advice pages on interviews contain advice on interview techniques to help you prepare and practice for the big day

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Your CV

We've got advice on writing your first CV, a step by step guide on how to construct a CV, example CVs and CV templates you can use. Members can also have their CV checked by the RCN Careers team.

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About to graduate?

Download this guide for student nurses just about to graduate.

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