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Work experience option 2 - for University Applications

Work Experience for University Applications

Medical Students

  • What do Leicester's Hospitals offer
    A maximum of 5 days work observation specifically tailored to aspiring medical students. This is an annual course, advertised in January.  Places are limited to a maximum of 104.
  • Who is it aimed at?
    Principally 6th Formers with some post A2 undergraduate/post graduates. Catchment area strictly limited to Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
  • How do I apply
    A leaflet will be circulated to all schools / colleges with a sixth form in catchments area
  • What do I need
    Aged greater than 16, a minimum of 8 A*/A at GCSE and a reference from school / college
  • Who do I contact 
    Yvonne Rees via e-mail: yvonne.rees@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

Occupational Therapy

  • What do UHL offer? 
    1/2 day shadowing opportunities to ask questions about occupational therapy as a course and career.
  • Who is it aimed at?
    People that are 17yrs and over, and who have an interest in embarking upon Occupational Therapy as a chosen career path or who have already applied for Occupational Therapy at degree level. Or seeking a job within Occupational Therapy or assistant level.
  • How do I apply?
    All queries are sent to Helen Sheard (Occupational Therapist), an application form is sent out to the applicant to complete and return.
  • What do I need?
    A-levels/ A/s Levels, previous degrees and other qualification related to Health and Social Care.
  • Who do I contact? 
    Helen Sheard via e-mail: helen.sheard@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

 


Radiology

  • What do UHL offer?
    2 days maximum observation of the different imaging modalities provided within UHL
  • Who is it aimed at?
    Students wanting to apply for radiography degree courses
  • How do I apply?
    Via direct contact to staff working within Imaging
  • What do I need?
    To be over 16 years of age.
  • Who do I contact? Kay Cleaver via email: kay.cleaver@uhl-tr.nhs.uk     

Medical Physics

  • What do UHL offer?
    Observation of the different Medical Physics services provided within UHL and where applicable we also arrange short term (1 – 2 week) project based assignments
  • Who is it aimed at?
    Students with a long term interest in a career within Physics / Healthcare
  • How do I apply?
    Direct contact to staff working within medical physics
  • What do I need?
    To be over 18 years of age for placements within Nuclear Medicine
  • Who do I contact?
    Kumar Ramnarine via email: kumar.ramnarine@uhl-tr.nhs.uk  


Physiotherapy

  • What do UHL offer?
    A full 1day to experience a variety of workplace settings with some of the specialist physiotherapy teams. 2 students each time. Every Wednesday.
  • Who is it aimed at?
    6th formers who have a particular interest in pursuing a physiotherapy career.
  • How do I apply?
    Enquiries to the physiotherapy departments.
  • What do I need?
    The assumption is that they would be studying the kind of subjects required for entry onto a physiotherapy degree course.
  • Who do I contact?
    Gillian Grant via email gillian.grant@uhl-tr.nhs.uk  


Nursing & Midwifery

Please see Option 3.