Careers will help you reflect on the areas of practice you most enjoy and want to develop further. It will introduce you to why setting career goals is important whether you want to progress up the career ladder, or move sideways into a specific clinical area.


For newly qualified nurses, midwives and allied health professionals to have acquired the knowledge and skills to embark upon a structured career pathway in NHS Scotland.

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of this unit, and following a period of reflective practice, you will be able to:

  • Explore the possible short and longer term options for your career development
  • Understand the role of NHS KSF in assisting your career pathway.
  • Develop the skills to effectively manage your career.
  • Identify the available resources to assist your career pathway.