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A Career in Health Care Rotherham

In May 2019 Sheffield Hallam University, in partnership with Rotherham Hospital, organised and delivered the ‘A Career in Healthcare’ event at the Rotherham Hospital Education Centre

Tuesday 23 July 2019

A Career in Health Care 

In May 2019 Sheffield Hallam University, in partnership with Rotherham Hospital, organised and delivered the ‘A Career in Healthcare’ event at the Rotherham Hospital Education Centre. 

The aim of the event was to inspire and educate school/college students, members of the community and the current workforce around the vast selection of Health and Social Care courses and career paths. 

The guests worked their way around an interactive exhibition space where they got to meet academics from SHU and clinical professionals from the Rotherham Trust who showcased their profession to the students using interactive equipment and personal insight into their career and the courses to get there. 

Overall, the event was a great success, with many prospective students stating they felt more knowledgeable and confident about their options in Health and Social Care. 

Feedback from 'A Career in Health Care'

  • ‘I learnt a lot about courses and careers I didn’t even know existed’
  • ‘Everyone was really friendly and I learnt loads’
  • ‘Extremely useful event, was helpful to speak to practitioners. I have arranged some shadowing’
  • ‘Gained further knowledge. It was nice to meet students from the course’

Future Events 

Following the huge succes of 'A Career in Health Care' Rotherham, we will be hosting a similar event in September 2019 in conjunction with Sheffield Teaching Hospitals. 

'A Career in Health Care' Sheffield will take place on the 20th September 2019 at the Northern General Hospital. 

Healthcare’ is designed to give students an insight into the breadth of Health and Social Care courses and careers available. With an exhibition space and a series of talks, potential students will be able to find out more about courses and career paths in a relaxed and friendly environment. Alongside Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals will be on hand to talk about potential career options in the Trust post study. There will also be representation from The University of Sheffield, The Sheffield College and Student Finance England.

Bookings will be available via our event page soon and you can learn more about out Health and Social Care offer by emailing sclo@shu.ac.uk

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