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Nursing North West London NHS

April 6, 2021

In partnership with:

Register Interest

When is it?

The Medicine Virtual Work Experience Programme will take place from 6th April – 16th April 2021.

When is the deadline?

The deadline for applications is March 12th 2021. Applicants will hear if they have a place on the programme on the evening of March 19th 2021.

Am I eligible?

The nursing work experience programme will take place from 6th April – 16th April 2021. Applications are open to students from years 10 – 13 who attend a school or college based within the following local authorities: Hammersmith and Fulham, Camden, Hillingdon, Ealing, Westminster, Richmond-upon-Thames, Harrow, Barnet, Hounslow, Kensington and Chelsea, Hampshire, Wokingham, Surrey, Windsor and Maidenhead, Oxfordshire, Bracknell Forest, West Berkshire, Berkshire, Reading or Slough.

What’s involved

Live workshops with employers

You’ll meet professionals in live
workshops and be able to ask
them questions.

Work and assignments

You’ll complete activities and work assignments to develop skills and knowledge.

Fits into your schedule

Students aged 14-18 are welcome to apply.

Benefits

This programme is free for students.

Add the experience to your CV and Personal Statement.

You’ll get practical skills and knowledge.

You’ll earn a certificate if you complete the
programme.

Overview

Trusts in North West London are collaborating to run a two week Nursing Virtual Work Experience. This work experience programme will give you the chance to see life inside the NHS. You’ll learn about day-to-day life, the values you’ll need to succeed and how you can begin a career in nursing. All you need to access this programme is a computer that you can use for 10 hours over the 2 weeks. You can fit the work around your schedule.

The Medicine Virtual Work Experience Programme will take place from 6th April – 16th April 2021. There will be around 10 hours of activity for you to complete with 5 or 6 live workshops. If you can’t attend those live you’ll be able to catch up by watching recordings and you’ll still be able to enter the competition

Programme Provided by:

North West London NHS Trusts

What you’ll cover

The programme is spread over two weeks in April. There is around 10 hours of activity which you can fit around other obligations that you have. There are live webinars but once they have taken place a recording will be available to watch. During this work experience programme you’ll cover the following areas:  

  • The World of NHS
  • A Career in  Nursing
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Adult Nursing
  • Children’s Nursing
  • Learning Disability Nursing
  • Midwifery
  • The art of communication

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Virtual Work Experience

Common Questions

Please take a look at the FAQs below; and If you still need help, you can speak to our team on Live Chat. Monday to Friday (9am - 6pm).
What device should I use?
Use a desktop computer if you’re able to and use the Chrome browser.
What if I can’t attend a live talk?
Don’t worry if you can’t attend a webinar a recording will be added for you to watch on-demand.
What times are the webinars and where can I watch them?
You can find all the webinars within the live webinar section of your virtual work experience programme. You can resume your virtual work experience programme by going to our work experience platform and signing in below.

The webinars typically last for about 40 minutes to an hour, and you will have the opportunity to ask questions to the speakers via a Q&A function.

https://experience.springpod.co.uk/users/sign_in
Do I need to watch the webinar to do the activities?
We recommend that you watch the webinars live where possible, as the industry experts and professionals will be able to give you insights that you may wish to use for the activity. However, for most programmes, you should be able to complete the activities and quizzes with the information that has been provided too.
What software do you use for the live talks?
We use a tool called BigMarker & YouTube Live for our live talks that won’t require you to download anything.
What if I can’t upload my work?
Please try saving your work as a PDF before uploading it.
I can’t sign in because my password isn’t working
If you forgot your password then you should be able to reset it here:

https://experience.springpod.co.uk/users/password/new

Don’t forget your work experience account is different from your main Springpod account so your passwords won’t be the same.
Where do I resume the programme?
You can resume your virtual work experience programme by going to our work experience platform and signing in here:

https://experience.springpod.co.uk/users/sign_in
I never received an email inviting me to join a programme?
If you completed the application process before the deadline then you should have received an email informing you whether or not you have a place. If you did not then please email: hello@springpod.co.uk
Do I need my camera on for Live Talks?
No, not at all! You do not need your camera on at any time. Just be sure you have a good set of speakers or headphones for the live talks.
Will I receive a certificate?
Yes, you will receive a certificate on completion of your programme. This will be emailed to you.