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Macmillan Higher Education

Launching Your Career in Nursing and Midwifery

A Practical Guide

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Palgrave

Pages: 192
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Paperback - 9781137362407

16 December 2015

$29.99

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Ebook - 9781137362414

01 December 2015

$29.99

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Gaining a first job as a nurse or midwife is becoming not only highly competitive but an increasingly more complex process. This practical guide will help students get ahead of other applicants by picking apart the...

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Gaining a first job as a nurse or midwife is becoming not only highly competitive but an increasingly more complex process. This practical guide will help students get ahead of other applicants by picking apart the experience of applying for a job from start to finish. Readers will discover a wealth of information on career planning, continuing professional development and next steps.

Accessible and user-friendly, this is an essential text for student nurses and midwives at any stage in their pre-registration education, and more especially for those in their final year, as they prepare for the move into qualified employment or further discipline specific study.

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  • Career planning and application advice
  • Interview preparation techniques
  • A comprehensive overview of the selection process and insider tips
  • A wealth of information on career planning, continuing professional development and next steps
  • Concrete scenarios, real-life examples provided by recruiters, practice questions and thoughts and observations from newly qualified professionals
  • Important advice regarding the new NMC (2015) revalidation requirements
  • User-friendly steps guiding readers to their first job and beyond offering great value
  • Graduate Job Podcast: Listen to Annabel Smoker share some top career tips



1. Introduction
2. Career Planning
3. First Steps
4. Job Applications
5. The Selection and Recruitment Process
6. Preparing for Interview
7. Employment Beyond First Post
8. Next Steps
9. Useful Resources

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Annabel Smoker is Lecturer in Nursing and Faculty Lead for Employability at the Faculty of Health Science and University of Southampton, UK.

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Annabel Smoker is Lecturer in Nursing and Faculty Lead for Employability at the Faculty of Health Science and University of Southampton, UK.

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