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Nursing Personal Statements

Entering the nursing profession? Our UCAS personal statement examples cover mental health, adult, child and learning disability nursing.

A personal statement applying for Child Nursing, talking about their college subjects, personal skills and work experience.
Child nursing is a very challenging and demanding career, however the rewards would be amazing and I am ready to embark on this career. Nursing has always been a desire of mine. Ever since a young girl, when being asked what I wanted to be when I grew up, my response was to be a children’s nurse and to help others...
A personal statement applying for Adult Nursing, talking about their Occupational Therapy degree and other relevant qualifications and experience.
My initial interest in caring for people derived from a voluntary trip to Romania during my secondary school years in which I had the responsibility of looking after orphans and children with disabilities...
A personal statement applying for Adult Nursing, talking about their background and why they want to change career.
After graduating from Northeastern University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, my first job was with Enterprise Rent-A-Car as a management trainee. I had not really thought about a career path because I expected my BS and my internship would lead to a successful career in the computer industry...
A personal statement applying for Adult Nursing, talking about their relevant extracurricular activities and work experience.
Nursing is a very challenging and demanding career, however I feel the rewards would be great and that I am ready to embark on this career. I am eager to pursue a career in which I am able to help and care for people, becoming a nurse would allow me to fulfil this ambition...
A personal statement applying for Adult Nursing, covering relevant work experience, future goals, qualifications and hobbies.
For the past fourteen years I have been working in the caring profession; almost twelve of those have been with the NHS. Throughout this time I have gained various caring skills working in a hospital and community setting, which have also improved my people skills and how I interact with others...
A personal statement applying for Adult Nursing, covering hospital work experience, challenges to their career progression and motivation for wanting to become a nurse.
I am so very proud to be able to share aspects of my life that are not apparent from my academic record. After being encouraged to pursue my degree by both friends and family, I found that going back to school is a character-defining time in my life, causing me to face many challenges such as financial hardship and manage responsibilities associated with family and school...
A personal statement applying for Adult Nursing, covering their relevant family background, work experience and personal skills.
Nursing, in my opinion, is a career where you never really finish training. It is a highly demanding career that brings new challenges every day, but with it comes many rewards and a real sense of job satisfaction...
A personal statement applying for Adult Nursing, covering relevant work experience, personal traits and skills learned from hobbies.
I want to study nursing because I believe it will be the start of a long and successful career in working in the medical field. My goal is to work in operating theatres. I want to develop a set of skills which will stay with me for the rest of my life and kick start a career doing something I love...
A personal statement applying for Adult Nursing, covering relevant work experience and personality traits.
I want to be a nurse to do something worthwhile with my career, I don';t want to waste my days working behind a computer, I want to be a nurse to utilise all of the best parts of my character. I want the challenges that come with the job, always learning and developing better methods of care...
A personal statement applying for Adult Nursing, talking about their upbringing, and why they want to become a nurse.
"To me, fearless is not the absence of fear. It's not being completely unafraid. To me, fearless is having fears. Fearless is having doubts. Lots of them. To me, fearless is living in spite of those things that scare you to death"...
A personal statement applying for Adult Nursing, talking about their volunteering experience, qualifications and why they want to become a nurse.
Nursing is a profession I have always looked upon with respect. I believe that the role of a nurse can be very challenging and hectic at times, as well as rewarding and fulfilling. In my opinion a person who is willing to become a nurse needs to have very good interpersonal skills, be a good listener, empathetic, eager to learn and strive to improve themselves...
A personal statement applying for Adult Nursing, covering Healthcare work experience, personal traits, and relevant skills/qualifications gained.
Nursing is a lifelong learning experience, a vocation and a profession that I really wish to join. My ambition is to become a fully qualified registered nurse, building on the foundation of previous training and my current position as a Haematology health care assistant and a member of staff bank within the Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS trust...
I would like to study nursing because I feel it will lead me directly to one of the most emotionally fulfilling careers available, as well as giving me the chance combine helping people's mental well being with their physical health...
A personal statement applying for Adult Nursing, covering why they want to become a nurse and their work experience with children and the elderly.
My desire to do this course is because I have always shown a growing interest into nursing as it strikes me as a worthwhile and satisfying career to choose. I am a confident student willing to provide the university with good communication skills, supporting others, and being able to interact closely with them...
A personal statement applying for Mental Health Nursing, covering their qualifications, experience as a Health Care Assistant and personal qualities.
I work in an NHS hospital and have been a Health Care Assistant for over five years. During this time, I have helped different clientele groups in the health care industry. I have looked after people with drug abuse, alcohol abuse, substance abuse problems and clients with depression...
A personal statement applying for Adult Nursing, covering their Access to Nursing course and relevant experience.
I have been interested in the nursing profession since I was a child, but due to my parent's financial hardship, I was unable to achieve the necessary qualification at school. The birth of my last child who is asthmatic and suffers from severe eczema has precipitated my return to education in order to realise my ambition and dream...
A personal statement applying for Adult Nursing, covering knowledge from their qualifications, charity event experience and hobbies.
My chosen courses to apply for study are BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing and Paramedic Science and BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science. I have chosen these courses for many reasons. At first I was heading towards a forensic science course and have studied at great length in this field from books (such as Hidden Evidence by Thomas T...
As soon as I had finished my GCSE’s I had no particulare career pathway but I decided to get into health and social care.I was always a patient and caring person but during my BTEC first diploma in health and social care course at MCAST in Malta I had further developed these skills and learned how to deal with children and the elderly...
A personal statement applying for Adult Nursing, covering their personal experiences, employment as a supply teaching assistant and inspiration from their relatives.
"The greatest mistake you can make in life is to continually fear you will make one. It is difficult to say what is impossible for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and reality of tomorrow". Hubbard Goddard Nursing is a very challenging and fulfilling career...
A personal statement applying for Adult Nursing, covering their role as an Enhanced Support Worker, qualifications and why they want to become a nurse.
There has been many occasions during my life that I have spent hours sitting at a hospital bedside. My mother battled a long term illness and as I sat with her trying to keep her spirits up, the Nurses who cared for her always drew my admiration...
Nursing is a very challenging and demanding career that can also be both rewarding and interesting; and has been my passion since I was a child. However, in the last few years I have wanted a career in nursing that involves caring for sick young children...
My desire to take a course in adult nursing was established after my first work placement at a nursing home where I later acquired a paid job as a Domestic Care Assistant. During my time at the nursing home, I enjoyed talking to and caring for residents and developing relationships with them and this is something that really attracts me to nursing...