UHNM provides staff with opportunities to learn, train and thrive not only in your role but also preparing you for the next steps in your career with us.
The Trust offers opportunities from the day you join us and throughout your career here. Our Organisational Development team and Learning, Education & Widening Participation team are based in The Academy at the Royal Stoke site and offer a wide range of services and opportunities to support you. We work closely with our teams, directorates (departments) and divisions in supporting them to achieve their annual delivery plans.
As well as updating job-related skills by undertaking statutory and mandatory learning, you will also have the opportunity to access a number of internal mentors who encourage colleagues to learn, develop and grow. We also offer external qualifications delivered by our college or university partners.
Locally, our education partners we work closely with are Staffordshire and Keele Universities and Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group and Stoke-on-Trent Colleges, to provide excellent placements for students and course opportunities for all our staff. Purpose-built, modern facilities at Keele University, Staffordshire University and UHNM attract our next generations of doctors, nurses, allied health professionals, healthcare scientists and support staff to train and work at the hospital.
The Trust connects with our local communities by a ‘get in’ to UHNM by offering a number of available routes including, work experience, volunteering, step into UHNM programme, a multitude of apprenticeship offers from Business Administration, Healthcare Support, Pharmacy and Nursing.
And it doesn’t stop there! You can boost your leadership and management skills through leadership development training, mentoring and coaching. Our Organisational Development team is focused on developing behaviours and capabilities in our people and the team offers a range of key programmes, campaigns and networking events that can help you to flourish as a leader in the organisation.
This includes a range of training offerings through our CONNECTS leadership development programme which is open to anyone in any role within the organisation. The Trust also has a Coaching Network and provides leaders with access to coaching to help with personal development.
New Health Careers website
Health Education England is inviting visitors to explore the new Health Careers website.
Health Careers brings together the very best content from the NHS Careers, Medical Careers and PHORCaST (public health careers) websites.
The new site provides detailed information on more than 350 roles in health, a number of real-life stories and videos, as well as a comprehensive course finder which lists more than 1000 courses leading to a career in health.
Health Careers also has some great new tools such as a personalised homepage based on your interests. Other exciting features include:
- A ‘compare roles’ tool enabling users to compare bite-sized information on up to three different roles
- A ‘related roles’ function so users can explore roles similar to the ones they are interested in, but may not have considered or even heard of before
- An events calendar for information on career related events across the country such as university open days or careers fairs
The new website has been built following in-depth research and user testing and created with the user experience firmly in mind. There’s information for everyone – those of any age thinking about a career in health, to those who’ve already started a career in health and are thinking about their next step.
The Health Careers website has been designed to be compatible with all browsers and devices, including mobile phones and tablets.
Visit www.healthcareers.nhs.uk today and register to receive ongoing information about careers in health.