• 01 January 2020
  • 2 min read

Maxine Obeng, Operational Manager

  • Maxine Obeng
    Assistant Director NHS Trust

Maxine founded Niche Careers Consultancy to help BAME Nurses with targeted consulting on navigating career pathways and practical skills to achieve career progression success.

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Why BAME Nurses Are Struggling To Progress Their Career

Maxine highlights the racial imbalance within nursing, and discusses why more Senior BAME Nurses need to speak up.

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The Challenges I Faced Progressing To Band 8A As A BAME Nurse

Maxine, highlights the everyday difficulties she has faced as a BAME Nurse as she has progressed through the NHS bandings.

About the author

  • Maxine Obeng
    Assistant Director NHS Trust

I’m a registered Mental Health nurse, MSc, and a Senior NHS manager. With over 10 years experience in mental health care, I’ve managed a variety of services including Forensic specialist mental health, and a Psychiatric Intensive care unit. My passion is improving the representation of diversity in healthcare leadership. I have founded Niche Careers Consultancy to help BAME Nurses with targeted consulting on navigating career pathways and practical skills to achieve career progression success.

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  • Maxine Obeng
    Assistant Director NHS Trust

About the author

  • Maxine Obeng
    Assistant Director NHS Trust

I’m a registered Mental Health nurse, MSc, and a Senior NHS manager. With over 10 years experience in mental health care, I’ve managed a variety of services including Forensic specialist mental health, and a Psychiatric Intensive care unit. My passion is improving the representation of diversity in healthcare leadership. I have founded Niche Careers Consultancy to help BAME Nurses with targeted consulting on navigating career pathways and practical skills to achieve career progression success.

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