The support services work experience programme will take place from 6th April – 16th April 2021.
The deadline for applications is March 29th 2021 and applicants will hear if they have a place on the programme on the evening of March 31st 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.
You’ll meet professionals in live
workshops and be able to ask
You’ll complete activities and work assignments to develop skills and knowledge.
Complete all work and assignments at times that are suitable to you.
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
During this free two-week virtual experience programme, you will meet a range of NHS Support Services from the wider healthcare team, who will give you an overview of their experiences within the industry, with opportunities for Q&A.
You will also learn about some of the key roles across the different functions from Administration, Estate Services, Clinical Support Staff, Corporate Services as well as Domestic and Support services.
The programme will also include a vital employability skills module to help you think about entering the world of work and a ‘Getting Career Ready with the NHS’ module, which will encourage you to think about your values, and how they align with the NHS. There will also be a range of quizzes and meaningful activities to spark your interest in Support Services, and give you a further insight into what it really means to become an employee of the NHS.
The virtual work experience programme involves around 10 hours of activity. You can complete the work over 2 weeks, meaning you can fit it around your schedule (whether that be school or college). There are live webinars to get involved in, but if you’re unable to attend these you can watch recordings on-demand.
The support services work experience programme will take place from 6th April – 16th April 2021. You do not need to be available full time during those dates, but you do need to be able to complete 10 hours worth of activity over the two weeks.
During this two week programme you will cover the following areas: