Career Development and Information

These links have been put together to help support you to develop your career and provide you with information to further your knowledge. If you would like any further support please contact us at [email protected]

A range of career resources for you to consider

Career Resource Portal

Career Resources Portal is an online platform which offers practical tools and resources designed specifically for Leaders to help support you in your career development. The tools and resources offered are through Career Assessments, Aptitude tests, E-Learning paths, Interview simulators, Elevator Pitch Builders and Aptitude tests.

You can watch a Welcome video to the Career Resources Portal here and access the portal through the Single-Sign-On to the Leadership Academy Online Learning Platform

Executive mentoring handbook – this resource has been devised and developed to support all mentors, formal and informal. It includes the differences between mentoring and coaching, the mentoring relationship (contracting, ending, review and evaluation), practical skills for mentoring (building rapport and open questions) and top tips. The content also incorporates several studies around inclusive leadership and the links with inclusive mentoring as well as the translation of mentoring skills into a virtual space.  

Career Development workbook – this workbook has been developed to give you the space to help think about what is next and how you will get there. It is a collection of exercises designed to generate some thoughts and help keep you accountable to the steps you need to take to further your career to the next step; whether that be an Executive Director role, or another leadership role.

The Executive nurse handbook – March 2019 – Offering valuable insight into the executive nurse role. We want to support you as an emerging leader, as the NHS looks to the future.