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Years 10-13 Virtual Work Experience Resource

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 have put together this virtual resource that will assist you in carrying out alternative work experience. The resource contains information on a variety of job roles within the NHS, both clinical and non-clinical.

The presentation includes:
• Personal experiences from STH staff
• Links to videos from the wider NHS
• Virtual Reality Work Experience Platforms
• Courses
• Useful links

We hope that you will engage with the resource and that you will find the information useful in considering a career within the NHS.

Resource Presentation

PowerPoint presentation to be viewed on computers/laptops
This format will play the presentation in its entirety, with recordings, You will need to use Google Chrome. This is not a suitable format for tablets and mobiles. If it does not download in a slidehsow format, please press shift and F5 when you open it to put it in a slideshow view.

Click here for the presentation 

PDF Format for mobiles and tablets. This format does not contain recordings as in the PowerPoint presentation above, however, if you do not have access to a computer/laptop, please use this version.

Click here for the presentation

Medic Mentor

For students that are interested in medicine or dentistry (please note that this is not an STH resource). Medic Mentors offer virtual work experience, which is a 30 hour commitment from a pupil over 6 months. Pupils recieve a certificate and they have a journal to complete for reflection, it covers 3 patient journeys: geriatric/adult and paediatric. Medic Mentor offers comprehensive support for pupils wanting to get into Medicine and Dentistry, including recommended reading lists.

If you would like any further information please visit

Link to virtual work experience 

The information is provided by Schools Team for Heath and Social Care Careers.

Danny’s Journey

This is an animated video by Health Education England, showing the various NHS Teams that are involved in Danny’s care after he sustains an injury. Click here for the video.


As part of the Education and Employers charity, the platform helps draw links between school subjects and jobs. It encourages young people to discover opportunities they may not have known about before. It shows what is possible in the world of work. Free and simple to use, the site features over 1000 videos of real people talking about their careers – explaining their job role, career path and how different factors have shaped their choices. Videos can be filtered by job type or subject and cover a range of sectors and levels.

Please click here - for healthcare related roles.

You can also visit career paths for guides and articles exploring issues at different career stages and decision points. These include GCSE options or university choices; exams and revision; and finding and applying for jobs. Please visit for more information.



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Winter Edition - Nov 2020

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