Herts & West Essex Health (NHS) & Social Care VWEX: FOR HERTS & WEST ESSEX SCHOOLS ONLY

Health and Care Academy, Hertfordshire and west Essex ICS

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There are over 350 different roles working in health and social care across a range of care settings including hospitals, community, care homes and GP practices.

During this exciting opportunity you will find out more about the different roles what they do day to day and working in small teams will have the opportunity to design a recruitment campaign to encourage young people aged 15 - 19 to consider a career in health and social care.

Throughout the week you will hear talks from people working in the many different roles in health and social care, take part in sessions to help you design and create your campaign and other interactive sessions.

There will be dedicated time within the day to work in your small teams on your campaign plan and the Friday will be a presentation and award ceremony. This will all be held virtually.

Each day will run from 9.30 until 3.30 with times for breaks and lunch.

Skills/Experiences You Will Gain:

Understanding how the organisation operates
Decision Making
Public Speaking
Understanding more about the sector
Understanding how a business operates
Communication Skills
Problem solving
Interpersonal skills
Interview skills
Professional Etiquette
Time management
Giving presentations
IT skills
Team work
Project work

Great For Students Who Are:

Team Player
Interested in learning industry basics
Willing to work in a team
Willing to learn
Keen to try new things
Interested in problem solving

Candidate Questions

Below are a number of questions which you will need to answer to apply for this opportunity.
What would you consider a ‘great day’ at work?

What do you already know about our organisation?

Tell me about a time you achieved something you didn’t think you could.