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Use your transferable skills to secure a new nursing job

Published on: 7 Apr 2022

Retention lead Winnie George explains how to use your transferable skills to switch career pathways and secure a new nursing job.

Nurse retention lead Winnie George

Winnie George is a former associate director of nursing and midwifery, now in a new post as retention lead at NHS England and NHS Improvement.

In this Nursing Standard podcast she explains how nurses can apply their existing skills to a new job in nursing - such as leadership in care provision or project management. 

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She also talks about the use of secondments to gain new opportunities, and how flexible working and treating everyone as an individual can help to retain staff.

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The Nursing Standard Podcast gets to the heart of the issues affecting nurses and nursing and is free for everyone to listen to. 

Find other episodes of the Nursing Standard Podcast on RCNi Plus.