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Royal College of Nursing

Develop your life skills, grow in confidence and understand what it means to work in nursing and health care.

The RCN Prince of Wales Nursing Cadet Scheme gives 16 – 25 year old members of youth organisations an introduction to potential careers in nursing and health and social care, through health care related learning modules and a clinical observational placement.

About the course

We will start the course by equipping the learners with the skills they need to complete the course. This includes a session on developing effective study skills and understanding the learning process. Following from this, the subjects that we are covering are:

  • Communication & Confidentiality
  • Working in the health sector
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Duty of care & Person centred approach
  • Safeguarding
  • Basic Life Support
  • Moving and Handling
  • Dementia Care
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Wellbeing & Resilience
  • Security Measures & Aggression
  • Health and Safety

Followed by 20 hours of work placement.

The closing date for applications will be Friday 31 May

Interviews on Wednesday 5 June


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