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Due to the Covid-19 Virus, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals is unable to offer physical work experience to school aged students currently, this is to protect you, our patients and our staff.

Live Virtual Event for students in School Years 11-13

If you are in Y11, Y12 or Y13 or equivalent, living in the UK, and are interested in a career within the NHS, you might be interested in the information below.

We are offering the opportunity for you to attend a live virtual evgent to listen to proffesionals talk about their career and answer questions put to them by the attendees. Proffesinoal areas taking part are Dentistry, Medicine, Midwifery, Nursing, Pharmac, Apprenticeships, Allied Health Professionals, Healthcare Science and non clinical careers.

The events will be delivered using the Microsoft Teams platform, the time for all sessios is 2pm - 3:15pm. There will be 3 proffesional areas presenting at each event for a period of 20 minutes each, including question and answer.

You will need the approval of your schools career representative or form tutor. Their name and email address must be included on your applications form. We will discard any application form that does not contain this information.

If you would like an application form, please email sth.workexperienceyears10-13@nhs.net

If you would like to attend the event, please complete and return the application form to sth.workexperienceyears10-13@nhs.net

STH Live Virtual Event 11 February 2021

We are pleased to make available the recording of the above session.

The professional areas presenting are:

  • Apprenticeships
  • Midwifery
  • Nursing

Click here for the session recording

There are a couple of technical issues during the presentation, however, this in no way detracts from the hard work of the team.

Please also note that there is an error on the “Being a Nurse” slide, the required placement hours for nurses should read 2,300.

Virtual Resource

We have put together a virtual resource that will assist you in carrying out alternative work experience. You will find this on the Virtual Resources page

We will update this page to inform on any changes to work experience at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals and any of any other virtual opportunities that may arise.

The Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is committed to providing an area that is safe, supportive and affords an insight into the vast array of jobs available. In accordance with Hospital Policies, there are some restrictions to student access as stated below.

  • Years 10 & 11 are not allowed in any clinical area
  • Years 12 & 13 are allowed in clinical areas under supervision
  • Areas restricted to all young person’s years 10-13 are Theatres, Intensive Care, areas where patient consent cannot be gained and areas where students may be put at risk of exposure to Hepatitis B or risk of TB infection

Years 10 to 13 Young Person’s Work Experience

Students are the workforce of the future and should be encouraged to have an introduction to the world of work in a safe and appropriate environment. Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers a limited amount of placements to students Years 10-13 who live and attend school/college within the city of Sheffield.

Applications must be submitted through the work experience representative of the school/college to which the student is affiliated.
Applications will not be accepted directly from students.

Application Timetable

Students may apply three times within the year as shown in the Table below. Applications must be submitted in the relevant month for the period in which the student would like to carry out their work experience.

Request to Start Work Experience Placement in Months Student Applications to be Submitted to Sheffield Teaching Hospitals in:
January, February, March or April October
May, June, July or August February
September, October, November or December June

 

Contact Details

Young Persons’ Work Experience Co-ordinator
 

Abby Nicholson

Tel: 0114 226 6657

If you are not in Years 10-13 and are enquiring about placements at the Trust, you should make contact with the relevant department manager.

Please refer to STH switchboard on 0114 243 4343 for any contact query. Please note that any placements are unpaid and will be at the manager's discretion as to whether the request can be accommodated.
 

 
 

Additional Information

Contact us

Young Persons’ Work Experience Co-ordinator
 

Abby Nicholson

Tel: 0114 226 6657

If you are not in Years 10-13 and are enquiring about placements at the Trust, you should make contact with the relevant department manager.

Please refer to STH switchboard on 0114 243 4343 for any contact query. Please note that any placements are unpaid and will be at the manager's discretion as to whether the request can be accommodated.

 
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