Overview

Age: 14-19

Duration: 1

Industry: Healthcare

Application deadline: 17/04/2023

Dates: 24/04/2023 – 24/04/2023

Timings: 10:00 – 14:30

Are you interested in exploring a career in nursing? Do you want to prepare for one of the most common university interview question by hearing from real nurses?

Then look no further! We’re offering a unique work experience opportunity for aspiring nurses to get a glimpse into the daily life of a nurse. 

You’ll have the chance to listen from a variety of nurses about their care for patients, assisting with procedures, and working as a team to provide the best possible care. You’ll get first-hand testimonies of the compassion and dedication that it takes to be a nurse, and learn about the various roles and responsibilities that are part of this rewarding career. 

Not only will you gain valuable experience and knowledge, but you’ll also have the opportunity to ask questions and get advice from our experienced staff. We believe that work experience is one of the best ways to determine if a career in nursing is right for you, and we’re excited to offer this opportunity to those who are passionate about making a difference in the lives of others.

When applying, answer the following questions

Passion: What cause(s) are you passionate about? Please also explain why.
What would you consider a “great day” at work?
What skills do you think you need to be a nurse?
More about what we do:

NHS England and NHS Improvement leads the National Health Service (NHS) in England.

Skills/Experiences You Will Gain:

 Listening
 Speaking
 Staying Positive
 Leadership

About Speakers for Schools

Having access to leading figures disrupts this pattern and allows state school students to engage with influential people who can share inspiration on pursuing their ambitions and broaden their horizons. That’s why we specifically reach state schools, academies and colleges that have students affected by area deprivation, disadvantage and lack of networks. We’re here to connect the dots and shake up the current system to change the status quo. Our aspirational engagements, put young people in touch with the very best, to spark their ambitions and the belief in what is possible for the future. Speakers for Schools brings together eminent figures of today, from FTSE 100s and arts leaders to CEOs and tenured professors, creating a dynamic network of thousands of school talks and esteemed work experience placements – all for free. So far, we have reached over 1,000,000 students nationwide through our school talks and work experience programme. Speakers for Schools facilitates over 2,500 engagements and placements a year, having reached over a third of all secondary schools and colleges across the UK. Founded by Robert Peston and chaired by Andrew Law with a board of trustees, it is funded by the Law Family Charitable Foundation.