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Here you will find information about work experience for health and social care across Nottinghamshire.

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The Nottinghamshire Work Experience Hub provides a centralised process for those seeking work experience placements in the health and social care sectors.

This is a perfect opportunity for anyone thinking about a career in Health or Social Care to try a work experience placement at an acute hospital, in a mental health Trust or in a placement in our community services. Our Work Experience Hub offers a variety of work experience placements.

The Nottinghamshire Work Experience Hub is available to everyone, whether you are at school thinking about your future career, people taking career breaks and wanting a change of direction or people wanting to try something completely different.

Working in the NHS and social care is an extremely rewarding career and offers an experience like nowhere else. Every role, whether it is clinical or non-clinical plays a vital role in making a difference to patients, service users and families and carers. You will learn a lot about yourself as well as developing professionally.

Please note that, due to the demand for placements and the limited number of available work experience placements, placements are restricted to Nottinghamshire residents only. Applicants will be required to take a lateral flow test before and during the placement. For some placements, applicants will be required to be vaccinated against Covid-19. Please check the criteria/restrictions for each placement

For all general enquiries please contact the Work Experience Co-ordinator:

sfh-tr.nottsworkexperiencehub@nhs.net
01623 622515 ext 4423

Advice for Students

We are slowly starting to offer work experience placements again after the pandemic. There are only a few choices at present but we hope to increase the options soon. Applicants will be required to take a lateral flow test before and during the placement. For some placements, applicants will be required to be vaccinated against Covid-19. Please check the criteria/restrictions for each placement.

Please look at the links section and our Events pages to see online work related learning alternatives.

For students applying to university

Universities understand that it may still be difficult to obtain work experience placements. They will expect to see in your personal statement that you have researched the different areas available in your field of study e.g. adults, paediatrics, older people.

Tips for Students

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Advice for Teachers

We are slowly starting to offer work experience placements again after the pandemic but places are very scarce. Please look at the links section to see online work experience alternatives.

Please also see this handy guide


Advice for Managers

We are slowly starting to offer work experience placements so would welcome a discussion with you if you would like to support placements. Please contact the Work Experience Co-ordinator sfh-tr.nottsworkexperiencehub@nhs.net 01623 622515 ext 4423

We are always looking for ways to offer online alternatives. If you are willing to offer your time and expertise for a pre-recorded video or maybe a live Q&A session please get in touch.


What is on offer

Example work placements

RoleLocation
AnaestheticsQueens Medical Centre
Rheumatology ResearchKings Mill Hospital

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Videos

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Clinical Assistant

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Resource
Observe GP online interactive video platform providing insights into general practice
Follow Patient Journey at a GP Visit

Reflective Diary for Aspiring Doctors
Allied Health Professionals Virtual Reality – Technology Enhanced Learning
Why be a Doctor?
Step into the NHS
Advice for Work Experience during the Pandemic
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BBC Bitesize
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