Age: 14-19

Duration: 1

Industry: Healthcare

Application deadline: 11/04/2023

Dates: 20/04/2023 – 20/04/2023

Timings: 10:00 – 14:30

Do you have what it takes to make patients feel cared for even in their final moments?

Death is an inevitable part of life, but making sure our patients are treated to the highest standards of compassionate and professional healthcare right up until they pass is a job that not everyone is cut out for.

Nurses represent a critical part of the NHS workforce and there is a high demand for young people to join the profession across all the different fields of nursing, including End of Life nursing. In Honour of National Grief awareness week, we will be take a more in-depth look into Community Nursing. Join us for a special Virtual Insight Day where you can:

·        Meet nurses already working in this field

·        Hear more about this particular specialism

·        Take part in live, interactive activities with NHS England

·        Learn what key skills are needed in the workplace

·        Find out how you can get started in a nursing career

If you’d like to make a real difference to our patients and their families, this could be the ideal role for you!

Please note: You will need to have internet and computer access with a quiet place to work from between 10am to 2.30pm to take part in this session.

When applying, answer the following questions:

What skills do you think you need to be a nurse?

What cause(s) are you passionate about? Please also explain why.

What would you consider a “great day” at work?

About Speakers for Schools (NHS)

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.