Healthcare Horizons

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About the programme

Through our work we aim to encourage and help young people to take the first step on their career in the healthcare sector by:

  • Increasing awareness of NHS careers
  • Raising career aspirations
  • Promoting Barts Health as a local employer
  • Helping with recruitment to higher education, apprenticeship programmes and employment
  • Improving careers advice and guidance provided to young people

Our offering to schools and colleges

We are currently working with 32 schools within the boroughs of Tower Hamlets, Newham, Hackney and Waltham Forest offering a wide range of activities:

Years 10-13

  • Career talks in small groups
  • Attending Parents Evenings to increase awareness of existing career pathways

Years 12-13

  • Barts Health summer school
  • Career events
  • Work experience
  • Mentoring programme

16 - 29 year olds

  • Apprenticeship recruitment
  • Pre-employment training programme

 

Participating Schools:

Hackney:

  • BSix College
  • Clapton Girls' Academy
  • Our Lady’s Catholic High School
  • Petchey Academy
  • Stoke Newington
  • The City Academy
  • Cardinal Pole Sixth Form

Newham

  • Brampton Manor Academy 6th form
  • London Academy of Excellence
  • Newham Sixth Form College (NewVic)
  • St. Angela's Sixth Form
  • St. Bonaventure's Sixth Form
  • Newham College
  • Newham Collegiate 6th form

Tower Hamlets

  • Bishop Challoner Catholic Collegiate School
  • Central Foundation Girls' School
  • George Green's School
  • Morpeth School
  • Mulberry School for Girls
  • Oaklands School
  • Sir John Cass's Foundation and Red Coat Church of England Secondary School
  • St Paul's Way Trust
  • Swanlea School
  • Langdon Park School

Waltham Forest

  • Leyton Sixth Form College
  • Norlington School for Boys
  • Sir George Monoux College
  • Waltham Forest College
  • Walthamstow Academy
  • Highams Park School
  • Lammas School
  • Walthamstow School for Girls

Work experience opportunities

Due to a high demand, we are unable to accept requests from individual students. All our work experience placements are offered directly to schools and colleges participating in our programme (please see list of offering schools and colleges tab). If you are attending one of the schools listed, please speak to your Careers Advisor to log your request. 

Apply for our pre-apprenticeship training programme

Our pre-employability training programme will provide eligible 16-29 year olds the opportunity to access entry level jobs and any upcoming apprenticeship vacancies (as and when available) at the Trust. More information about the typical vacancies on offer and the programme can be found within the following Pre-Apprenticeship-Employment Training Programme Booklet.pdf[pdf] 539KB .

Eligibility criteria (all requirements must be met):

  • Age 16-29
  • Resident of one of the following boroughs: Tower Hamlets, Newham, Waltham Forest, Hackney
  • Good GCSEs in Maths and English (A*-C) or equivalent
  • EU/UK resident for a minimum of 3 years
  • Must not be in education at the point of application for the programme

All candidates interested in applying for the pre-employability training programme must send an email stating the cohort number as well as attaching an updated CV to healthcare careers team

Those eligible will be invited to an information and assessment day, and successful candidates will be selected following a short interview. Candidates must be available to attend all dates in their specified cohort.  

Upcoming Pre-Apprenticeship Dates 2020

Pre-Apprenticeship training Programme

 

PATP Dates

 

INFORMATION DAY

 INTERVIEWS

TRAINING 

COHORT 6

20th January 2020

13:00-16:00

 27th – 31st January 2020

3rd-14th February 2020

COHORT 7

2nd March 2020

Time TBC

9th-13th March 2020

16th-27th March 2020

COHORT 8

25th May 2020 (Provisional)

Time TBC

1st-5th June 2020

8th-12th June 2020

COHORT 9

7th September 2020

Time TBC

14th -18th  September 2020

21st Sept – 2nd Oct 2020

COHORT 10

2nd November 2020

Time TBC

9th-13th November 2020

16th-27th Nov 2020

COHORT 11

25th January 2021 (Provisional)

Time TBC

1st-5th February 2021

8th-12th February 2021

 

Please specify which cohort number you can attend on your CV. You must be free for the information day, at least one day in the interview week and the full 2 weeks of training from 9am to 5pm (Mon-Fri).

Eligibility Criteria:

• Aged 16-29 years old

• Lived in the UK/EU for the past 3 years or over

• Have good GCSEs in Maths and English (A*-C) or an equivalent Level 2 qualification

• Live in Newham, Hackney, Waltham Forest or Tower Hamlets

• Out of education at the point of application or during the training