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Work with us

Opportunities for adults (aged 18+)

Work experience

Work experience placements are available for school, college, and sixth-form students aged 16 and over.

Current opportunities

All work experience opportunities (including placements and taster sessions) are advertised on Talent Academy. To find out what is available with the Trust, and to apply for any opportunities, please visit Work Experience | NHS Talent Academy

Work shadowing

Adults thinking of an NHS career can apply for work shadowing at our Trust. This provides an opportunity for a 'day in the life' experience of a variety of NHS roles. It's a good insight for anyone looking at employment or a career change.

Find more information on work shadowing opportunities.

Apply for work shadowing via this form. You may find it helpful to read this work shadowing application guidance beforehand.

Update 04/03/2024: We have received a high number of requests for shadowing and are working through a backlog of applications. Thank you for your patience.

Other opportunities

Volunteer with us

Alternatively, or additionally, you could apply to be a volunteer at the Trust. This is open to any student aged 16+ and includes direct contact with patients in wards. Volunteer applications require background checks. Click here for more information on volunteering.

Useful information

There over 350 roles in the NHS – it’s not just doctors and nurses. To find your future career, visit

There are also many routes into the NHS. You could start in an entry level job with the Trust, do a further education qualification like a T-Level, do an apprenticeship, go to university, or do a post-graduate qualification.

For information on entry level (Band 2) roles there are in the Trust, please visit our vacancies page.

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