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Regional Healthcare Strand Kath Bridger & Lynda Ross-Field. Building Pathways Annual Conference Thursday 21 April 2005. Background …. Link between employability & good health Impact on ability of NHS to recruit & retain skilled & diverse workforce

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Regional healthcare strand kath bridger lynda ross field

Regional Healthcare StrandKath Bridger & Lynda Ross-Field

Building Pathways Annual Conference

Thursday 21 April 2005


Background
Background ….

  • Link between employability & good health

  • Impact on ability of NHS to recruit & retain skilled & diverse workforce

  • Employment in healthcare sector to grow by 33% over next 5 years

  • Need for a diverse workforce to meet the needs of culturally diverse communities


Aims ….

  • Raise aspirations and attainment in school years 9 – 13 / post 16

  • Raise the profile of NHS career opportunities

  • Widen participation in healthcare professions & address lack of diversity and narrow socio-economic backgrounds of applicants

  • Ensure sustainability of activities


Key objectives
Key Objectives….

  • Facilitate progression into healthcare professions

  • Work in partnership with qualified and undergraduate healthcare professionals

  • Work in partnership with relevant agencies and organisations, eg PCTs, Acute Trusts, SHAs, WDCs

  • Strengthen vocational progression pathways

  • Develop mechanisms to ensure sustainability


Programme of activity
Programme of Activity

  • Curriculum Support for PSHCE – Years 9 to 13

  • Provision of Careers Information & Vocational Experience

  • Work Experience

  • Mentoring

  • Vocational Progression Mapping

  • Targeted Outreach for Specific Professions


Schools and Colleges Careers Programme

Health & Social Care

  • Year 9 (13-14yrs)

  • Group of about 10 pupils identified in each school by aim higher co-ordinators and science teachers

  • Each group offered a visit to the Thackray Medical Museum followed by an interactive careers talk - careers literature available

  • Individual pupils followed up for mentor support

  • Year 10 (14-15yrs)

  • Identified groups invited to take part in workshop based ‘careers days’ in the Trust

  • Careers literature available

  • Individual pupils followed up for mentor support

  • Year 11 (15-16yrs)

  • Identified groups invited to attend High Education focus days on medicine, professions allied to medicine and nursing and midwifery.

  • Individual pupils followed up for mentor support

  • Trust’s work experience programme explained


The Leeds NHS Health & Well Being Programme

  • Health Issues Unit:

  • Drugs

  • Contraception

  • Sexual Health

  • Pregnancy

  • Parenting

  • Personal Well Being Unit:

  • Transition into Adulthood

  • Mental Health

  • Personal Stress

  • Harassment

  • Help & Information

  • Support to others


RESULTS FROM EVALUATION

  • over 1500 young people gained accredited GCSE level certificates

  • young people enjoyed and said programme increased their enthusiasm for learning in general

  • school tutors confirmed positive effect of programme on achievement and behaviour

  • young people wanted more NHS input

  • Raising awareness, aspirations and attainment


Yorkshire and the Humber

  • Bradford (Example)

  • Tong School Year 9 30 students invited to Thackray day

  • Year 10 20 students invitied to Careers Day

  • Year 11 15 students attended a focus day at Bradford University

  • Professions Allied to Medicine, Nursing and Midwifery

  • Year 10 20 young people taking part in the Health & Well Being Programme

  • Other areas involved: Barnsley (Edward Sheerian School), Bridlington (Bridlington School), Scarborough (Pindar School).

  • Possibilities for next year: Scunthorpe,Wakefield and Airedale.


Schools and Colleges Careers Programme

Achievements (September 2003-present)

  • 300 young people received careers talks in schools

  • 261 young people have had Thackray Medical Museum Visits

  • 205 young people have had workshop based careers days in the Trust

  • 86 young people have attended University Focus Days

  • 55 NHS staff trained as mentors

  • 46 young people mentored by NHS staff

  • 419 clinical work experience placements


Regional IAG resource

  • Based at St. James’s University Hospital

  • Open to staff and public during office hours Monday-Friday

  • Comprehensive careers advice and information

  • Information on work experience and mentoring

  • Local college and university prospectuses

  • Information on NHS vacancies

  • Practical advice on filling in application forms and interview skills

  • Details of other statutory/voluntary agencies offering education/employment related help and information

  • Information on in-house staff development opportunities

  • Information on the Trust’s clerical bank and application procedures


NHSU Funded Careers Programme Pilot

(Non-Clinical areas)

Areas covered:

Portering Supplies

Administration and Clerical Medical Records

Schools involved:

Agnes Stewart Church of England High School

Elmete Wood School

Primrose High School

Rodillian School


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