Are you interested in a work
experience placement within our Trust?
Do you have aspirations of becoming a doctor,
surgeon, nurse or even a midwife? Are you interested in
physiotherapy, pharmacy, carpentry or even catering as a career?
The NHS offers a wide range of different career
What we can offer.
A wide range of work experience placements
are available, they are between 1-3 days
only. All placements reflect the requests and
requirements of each individual student while taking into account
any relevant age restrictions, eligibility and restrictions that
may be applicable for certain areas. Placements are available
for students aged 14 years and above, also people who are in higher
What would you choose?
Work experience at the Trust can include observing
and shadowing clinical staff in a nursing or midwifery setting,
visiting our extensive laboratories or experiencing the role of an
occupational therapist. You may even be eligible to accompany
a doctor on a ward or shadow a surgeon in theatre depending on age
16 +. We also have administration areas such as our finance,
HR or communications departments, we still need plumbers, painters
and; decorators; it's not just about clinical roles and
professions. Places are limited and
allocated on Nominations only via Schools Colleges &
Universities within our local catchment areas. Any ad hoc email or
telephone enquiries will not be processed.
What happens next?
A Nomination letter is emailed to the
Work experience coordinator or Careers advisor to all School
College or University requesting nominations. If you would
like to be considered for a placement then you will need to contact
your Work experience coordinator or Careers Advisor and ask to be
nominated. If you are nominated your email address will be sent
to the UHBristol Work experience
coordinator. Once received an email with relevant forms will
be sent to the student's nominated email address. It is the
student's responsibility to complete all forms and email back to
WEX Coordinator. On receipt of the completed forms the references
will be requested. Once the file is complete you will be
contacted for a face to face interview however, this does not
guarantee a placement. You are required to bring to the
interview Photographic ID i.e. in-date passport or photographic
full driving licence. Once you have attended your interview and the
placement has been agreed theWEX Coordinator will send
out an email. Which will have all the relevant
Exciting schools activities
For teachers, as an addition to our work
experience programmes, we offer a diverse variety of schools
activities. Bristol clinician led sessions, career
events, conferences, mock interviews, workshops, Students can
also visit the Medical Simulation Centre where they can change into
theatre clothes and walk into a mock operating theatre and
experiment on life size manikins. This will be arranged via:
WEX Work experience Coordinator.
For further information regarding our schools
activities please contact Julia Hudson the Trusts work experience
co-ordinator email; firstname.lastname@example.org.