Brighton Speaker Schedule
Take a look at our speaker schedule for our new event, Nursing Times Careers Live Brighton. Whether you're looking to be inspired by the experts of the profession, after hints and tips on how to prepare for an interview or wish to benefit from practical career development advice, don't miss our talks taking place throughout the day to empower you to progress in your career.
Keep checking back as our speaker's schedule will be announced in the coming weeks.
Career Fair Opens
Chair: Steve Ford, editor, Nursing Times
Exhibition time and networking
This year we are proud to be celebrating the international year of the nurse and midwife. Make sure to visit our range of exhibitors with exciting job opportunities as well as our fun activities in the exhibition to learn more about the history of nursing and raise your own profile with social media workshops, hair and makeup and professional photography, all for FREE. Share with us what makes you proud to nurse and gain all the usual FREE advice on revalidation, CPD activities like our NT Journal Club and visit our free treatments to relax and recharge.
Nursing Times nurse of the year!
This session is an excellent opportunity to meet an outstanding nurse, skilled in communication, partnership working and leadership.
Bonnie Sparkes, clinical nurse specialist, safeguarding adults
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Take advantage of the FREE lunch and refreshments available, but also our prize draw and competitions.
To enter, visit 12 or more exhibitors and collect their stand codes.
Life as an army reserve nurse
Annette Bodden-Whisker will explore her life from growing up in Jamaica, through to working on cruise ships, training as a nurse and then becoming an army reserve nurse and serving in Afghanistan in 2009-2010.
Annette Bodden-Whisker, lead theatre nurse and army reserve nurse
Making the most of social media – by the code!
This session will explore how you can maximise the use of social media, like Twitter and LinkedIn, to raise your profile, share best practice and connect with the nursing community to enhance your studies and future career. Platforms that can sometimes lead to your next job or promotion, in line with the NMC code of conduct!
Student reception and preceptorships
This session is an opportunity for student nurses to learn more about what’s expected on preceptorships. From what to ask a potential employer about the support they offer, through to exploring the realities of the job from day 1. Meet our NT rising stars and student editors to learn about their experience and advice on advancing in your role.
End of conference
Join us for our final prize draw and to enjoy a drink on us, featuring live entertainment.
To enter, visit 12 or more exhibitors and collect their stand codes to be in with a chance of winning £500 in holiday vouchers!
Close of Careers Fair