Written by Natalie Sarmiento In the month of October in NSW, Mental Health Month is celebrated, reminding us of the importance of mental health & wellbeing and the steps we can take to maintain good health within these areas. The 2023 theme is “We all have a role to play” which promotes the significance of […]
By Natalie Sarmiento Did you know that the healthcare industry is one of the biggest and fastest-growing workplaces in Australia, making it one of the most highly demanding & competitive fields. Making a name for yourself as a nurse is important within your career and can ultimately be the difference between moving forward to maximise […]
We can almost guarantee that if you are a nurse, you have had to pull in double shifts at least once. Double shifts can be draining both physically and mentally. Often, healthcare workers begin to feel demotivated to work and begin to experience signs of burnout. If this is the case, then don’t stress! Today […]
Whether you’ve been with a nursing agency for years, or you know someone who may be interested in the work, there are many benefits when it comes to nursing agency work. You may be asking: “what does it mean to be an agency nurse?” or even “what is the difference between agency work & regular shift work”. […]
With the first quarter of 2023 drawing to a close, it’s important to find some time for yourself to help recharge and reflect on the year thus far. Taking a break from working life in the healthcare setting is necessary for your wellbeing. Whether that is going outdoors to enjoy the sunshine, catching up with […]
Whether you’ve lived in Sydney for your entire life or you’ve just moved here, Sydney is one of Australia’s most populous and interesting cities for work and play. It’s also estimated that around 90% of Sydney’s population is working in either a full-time or part-time capacity, meaning the city is a hub for new and […]
We’re halfway through the first month of 2023, the time where motivation to achieve your new year’s resolutions often starts to peter out. Whether you’re trying to develop healthier habits or perform better at school or work, it can feel disappointing when a goal starts to become out of reach, especially if it’s something you […]
With the new year well underway, it’s a great time to evaluate your plans and how you can further develop your nursing career. Whether you’re studying, trying to land a graduate role, or looking to up-skill in a specific area, having a goal will ensure you can advance your skills and experience in a realistic and rewarding way.
Nurses from around the globe finally have the opportunity to work in Australia again after years of pandemic shutdown. Although the industry has changed rapidly over the past few years, nursing in Australia offers great conditions and opportunities, not to mention the amazing beaches and attractions you can visit when you’ve clocked off. And with the current shortage of nurses across the country, there are plenty of dynamic roles you can sink your teeth into.
Summer is officially upon us, and Australian summers in particular are known for being some of the best in the world. And with the La Nina potentially easing off this year, there’ll hopefully be plenty of sunny days you can spend outdoors, whether you’re at the beach or enjoying a bushwalk. As an agency nurse, you can use your flexible schedule to your advantage and organise shifts around days and times of the day you’d like to spend outside.