Category Archives: Employment and Training

NHS clinical support worker posts

CLOSING DATE 18 JANUARY 2018

We are delighted to announce we are recruiting to a number of entry level clinical support worker posts at Band 2. These posts within various sites across Mental Health Service Areas and will be Modern Apprenticeships.

We are recruiting to these posts based on your potential to contribute to our high quality patient care as well as demonstration of personal values aligned to those of our organisation: NHS Lothian Values.

To be considered for the Modern Apprenticeship programme candidates must be between 17-24 years of age and hold a National 4 or above in English and Mathematics. In addition to this we are also interested in your values attitude and ability to learn and how this will enable you to become a valued member of our team. Your supporting statement is therefore extremely important and should reflect how you feel you match our desire for enthusiastic and dynamic people who demonstrate a can-do attitude.

More details here

A career with Jaguar Land Rover

Meet former North Berwick High student James and his colleague Emily, both apprentices with Jaguar Land Rover.

J&E Presentation 17 Dec

Find out more about Jaguar Land Rover apprenticeships here

You can use the resources at MWOW here to help with your career planning.

More on STEM careers at Futuremorph here

Information and resources at Tomorrow’s Engineers here

Podcast from James and Emily on applying for their apprenticeships

Screenshot of the S3 responses to the talk

Report on the session including some interesting responses!

STEM 17 December 2018 updated

NBHS parents and carers careers update

I have delivered talks to the following year groups and you can view the sessions by visiting the individual links.
S1 here
S3 here
S4 here
S5 here
S6 here
The S2 talk will take place next term.

In addition to the above talks I am delivering an employability programme to S6 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and you can follow these here

All S3 students will receive a careers interview this term to help prepare them for subject choice next term with my colleague, Chris Trotter, Careers Adviser

Other activities.
We held a very successful Careers Convention at the school on Wednesday 26 September with over 300 individuals visiting and speaking with 30 employer/education and training representatives.

I have posted a podcast of former school student George Elderfield and his journey through engineering and current role as a STEM Ambassador here

We continue to develop our Developing The Young Workforce agenda by supporting departments across the school and you can view our creative approach to this here