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PLEDGE - We play a crucial role, we are experts – we are Allied Health Professionals

Organisation: Mid Cheshire Hospitals Foundation Trust

Age: 14 - 19

Duration: 3 days

Industry: Healthcare

Application deadline: 18/06/2024

Dates: 02/07/2024 - 04/07/2024

Timings: 10:00 - 14:00

Type: Virtual work experience

Interested to find out more about Allied Health Professional (AHP) roles within the NHS? Heard the titles but unsure what they are? Aged 14 – 18? then join this Virtual Work Experience to find out more.

Join Mid Cheshire Hospitals Foundation Trust, Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust,

Warrington and Halton Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Cheshire & Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

in a 3-day virtual work experience from 2nd – 4th July 2024.

During this virtual placement you will have the opportunity to investigate the variety of Allied Health Professional roles available,

work with professionals to expand your knowledge and develop your skills and understanding of working in an NHS Trust.


Each day will run from 10 am until 2pm (there will be set comfort breaks throughout the day). 

Participation in the full three days is compulsory. This session is ideal for anyone interested in science, medicine, or



Throughout the three days you will learn about Allied Health Professional roles and will be able to ask professionals

questions about their roles.


In this session we will cover the following:

  • Allied Health Professional roles - this may include: physiotherapists, dietitians, speech and language therapists, radiography
  • The patient journey linked to AHP roles
  • Key skills needed for the NHS
  • Develop team and communication skills
  • Get an understanding of next steps, to start your career within the NHS

Over the course of the 3 days you will get involved in - taking part in quizzes, creating word clouds, creating presentations, developing posters, working in groups and presenting and have the opportunity to ask questions. We want you to really benefit from this virtual experience so would like every student to have their camera on and participate in all activities.


You will be expected to work in a team with your peers and develop communication and team working skills which are essential for the NHS.

Please note: Application deadlines may be brought forward if we receive high volumes of applications therefore we encourage students to apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

When applying, answer the following questions

  • Tell me about a time you achieved something you didn't think you could.
  • Which of your skills would you like to improve?
  • What does the NHS mean to you? Describe it in 5 words.

More about what we do:

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Foundation Trust is an award-winning organisation working hard to give the community it serves the best possible healthcare. Our focus is on delivering high-quality, safe, cost-effective, and sustainable healthcare services that everyone can be proud of.

Organisational website:

Experience You Will Gain:

  • Experience and learning of the opportunities that a career within the NHS in particular Allied Health Profession(AHP) will provide.

Skills You Will Gain:

Problem Solving
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