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So Disheartened!!!

Discussion in 'I Have a Question...' started by Butterfly, Jun 30, 2011.

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  1. Butterfly

    Butterfly Sim Addict Staff Alumni SF Author SF Supporter

    As some of you may know I am a student nurse. I am in my third year and will qualify in January. We are starting to prepare for applying for jobs and so forth. We had someone come and talk to us and we have been told that there will practically be no jobs for us when we qualify. I have worked my arse off for three years and there will more than likely be nothing at the end of it. Just feel so gutted and feel like Ive wasted three years of my life.
  2. Terry

    Terry Antiquities Friend Staff Alumni

    Know its probably not what you wanted but there is always bank nursing or go the whole private hog and join an agency.
    It's well paid and at least will give you experience.
  3. Butterfly

    Butterfly Sim Addict Staff Alumni SF Author SF Supporter

    Its difficult as a newly qualified agencies and bank rarely hire you as a nurse just an HCA which is not what I want at all.
  4. TheBLA

    TheBLA The biggest loser alive.

    Why would they tell you this at literally the last minute? I know in many fields of study, they encourage you to study it as they estimate that there would be an x number of jobs opened in the next few years by the time you graduate. Of course, it can always be a lie to get you to study in that field. :sad:

    I can only imagine how frustrating it would be to hear that news that came way too late.
  5. total eclipse

    total eclipse SF Friend Staff Alumni

    There will always be a need for nurses hun go into private hospital into community care i don't know where you live but there is always a shortage of nurses in hospital apply hun you will get work hugs
  6. hornbeam

    hornbeam Well-Known Member

    Have you tried BUPA or as suggested above private hospitals.
  7. Butterfly

    Butterfly Sim Addict Staff Alumni SF Author SF Supporter

    Im in the Uk there are literally about 3 posts per hospital or trust so when I qualify there will be 40 of us competing for 3 jobs.
  8. Lost

    Lost Staff Alumni

    You can do it Lexi :hug: Its a crappy situation but something must come up some time. Keep at it. :hug:
  9. Bigman2232

    Bigman2232 Well-Known Member

    Well if it`s at all possible I`d look into trying another country. I`m pretty sure that Canada has a pretty huge demand for nurses. Literally nearly all the girls I knew in high school have gone into nursing there is that much demand.:unsure:
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