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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 Events for students in School Years 10-13

Application for the live virtual events February to July 2021 is now closed. There will be opportunities to apply for further events when new dates are released later in 2021.

If you are in Y10 to 13 or equivalent, living in the UK, and are interested in a career within the NHS, you might be interested in the information below.

You will need the approval of your 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.

Please request an application form from

February to July 2021 Virtual Events Scheduled


Professional Area
Delivery Platform
11 Feb 2021 Apprenticeship
2.0pm – 3.15pm Microsoft Teams
15 April 2021

Allied Health Professionals
• Physiotherapy
• Occupational Therapy
Non-clinical Careers

2.0pm – 3.15pm Microsoft Teams
6 May 2021 Healthcare Sciences
2.0pm – 3.15pm Microsoft Teams
7 July 2021 Allied Health Professionals
• Speech & Language Therapy
• Dietetics
2.0pm – 3.15pm Microsoft Teams
29 July 2021 Medicine
2.0pm – 3.15pm Microsoft Teams


Session Recordings

We are pleased to make available the recording of our virtual events as they become available. 

Professional Area
Recording Link
11th Feb 2021



Nursing (Please note that there is an error on the "being a nurse" slide, the required hours for nurses should read 2,300.)

Click here for recording
15 April 2021

Allied Health Professionals - Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy


Non - Clinical Careers

Click here for recording
6 May 2021

Healthcare Science



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Presentation Containing Links to Various Virtual Resources

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

PowerPoint presentation

With audio recording to be viewed on laptops/computers. Click here for the presentation 

PDF Format

For mobiles and tablets, without audio recording - Click here for the presentation


Additional Resources


Medic Mentor

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

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

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.

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 click here

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for more information.






Additional Information

STH Work Experience Newsletter (for students interested in working within the NHS)

Summer Edition - Jun 2021

Spring Edition - Mar 2021

Winter Edition - Nov 2020

Current STH Apprenticeship Vacancies

Contact the Work Experience Team

Mobile: 07974636518



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