Work experience placements
Work experience placements
We are excited to be able to offer face-to-face work experience placements at Queen’s and King George hospitals, following the pandemic.
As we have not been able to offer work experience during the pandemic, we are aware there will be a huge demand for placements. Whilst we endeavour to meet the demand, we may not be able to accommodate every request.
While medical work experience has previously been managed separately and has been suspended for some time, it will now be managed together with all requests for clinical work experience.
Please be advised this type of placement is for university students only. We are currently unable to accommodate any nursing elective placement requests for clinical areas. For any further queries please contact Mary O'Connell.
Elective placements for medical students currently provide observership only. Those interested in applying should contact the Medical work experience team.
Did you know?
Are you aware of how many job roles exist within the NHS? At a young age, it is vital to keep your options open as your opportunities are endless with more than 350 different job roles to choose from. You might find another interest and another career path. Please visit the Step Into The NHS website for more details.
Virtual Work Experience Webinars/Live Talks
Are you interested in a career within the NHS, but unsure which career pathway to take?
We are excited to be able to offer the opportunity to register and attend a virtual work experience webinars/live talks with an NHS Healthcare Professional. This will provide you with the opportunity to join an information session to find out more about a particular profession and ask any questions you have at the end of the session.
The following live talks that are currently available to book onto:
- Palliative Care Nurse - 10 July (4pm to 5pm)
- Therapeutic Radiographer - 11 July (4pm to 5pm)
- Emergency Department Doctor -13 July (4.30pm to 5.30pm)
To register your interest and or find out more on how to reserve your place, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Educational clips for students
Non-Medical and Medical Work Experience ‘GET IN’ Programmes
Non-Medical Work Experience ‘GET IN’ Programme (aged 16+)
Medical Work Experience ‘GET IN’ Programme (aged 17+)
Expression of interest for work experience
Please do not submit an expression of interest if you are under the age of 16 as we will be unable to consider your application.
To ensure we accommodate requests from our local community, please only submit an expression of interest if you study or reside in the following boroughs:
- Barking and Dagenham
If you meet the essential criteria, please submit an Expression of Interest by completing the form below.
Please ensure you include all the information required. If you do not meet the criteria or do not send all the necessary information, we will not be able to process your request.
If you do not receive a response within three months of your initial request, you should assume that there is no availability at this time.
Medical work experience for the 2022/2023 academic year is now full. We are no longer taking applications. It will re-open in August 2023 for the 2023/2024 academic year.
We only offer a structured work experience programme or medical and nursing placement. Medical work experience programmes are only available to students in Year 12 and above.
We receive a high volume of applications. The Widening Participation team will try to accommodate placements where possible, however please be aware that this application does not guarantee a placement and is dependent on department availability.