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No Face to Face Work Experience Placements Currently

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.

We will update this page as soon as the Trust apporves the retrun of face to face work experience. Please see the link below to explore our virtual events. 

Virtual Resource

If you would like to take advantage of of our virtual resopurces please click the link below

Virtual Resources page - link

Face to Face Work Experience for Students in Years 10-13 

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.

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

Application Process

  • 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.

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
May, June, July or August
September, October, November or December


Current STH Apprenticeship Vacancies


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Additional Information

Contact the Work Experience Team

Mobile: 07974636518


Summer Work Experience newsletter available here and also more virtual event dates upcoming.

Adult Placements

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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