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NBHS Careers Event 28 September 2022

Our annual, and very popular, NBHS Career Evening returns. This is a whole school event where we welcome all year groups (S1-S6) to attend. We will have over 30 employers from a variety of industries willing to provide advice for applications, ideas, opportunities and much more!

Wednesday 28th September.

S1-S3 6:30-7:30

S4-S6 7:30-8:30

Below is a list of exhibitors for your information.
BROCHURE of exhibitors – 2022 Careers evening

We would appreciate it if you could complete the short questionnaire below to help us plan future events

North Berwick High School Career Evening 28 September 2022

The annual and very popular NBHS Career Evening returns!!!
Wednesday 28th September.
S1-S3 6:30-7:30
S4-S6 7:30-8:30

This event will be held in our new canteen extension.

There is still space for organisations to join our list of exhibitors. If you are interested in joining the lineup, please email the school on

Specifically we are looking for anyone who is willing to provide career insight on behalf of the NHS. If you are willing and able, please get in touch!

S4 Careers Talk 2022

Hello S4
Mick Burns
Careers Adviser

Today we will cover 3 things:
Career Management Skills
Resources to help you career plan
Collect some information about your ideas

Career Management Skills explained – quickly!

S4 Newsletter – download and keep a copy

This may help when you complete the form

If we have time, then a Kahoot is in order!

Medical Mavericks Workshop Facilitator

We’re recruiting for our delivery team and one of our current teams suggested asking all the teacher we know if they could help spread the word to anyone they might know that could fit the bill!

I’ve put all the details of the role below so feel free to share with colleagues, friends, family, children who’ve recently graduate that love science, education and want to make a difference in the world.

Job Summary

Role: Medical Mavericks Workshop Facilitator

Duration of contract: 1 Year

Salary £24k – £26k

Location: Ideally based in Midlands region BUT we travel all over the UK and happy to speak to anyone interested.

Job Overview
Medical Mavericks inspire the next generation of healthcare professionals and scientists by taking medical and sports science equipment into schools, colleges & events all over the UK. The medical workshops have equipment such as ultrasounds, phlebotomy arms and more. In the sports workshops, students can do activities such as virtually racing Usain Bolt and testing their strength.

This role is a fantastic CV builder for anyone interested in pursuing a career in education and teaching, science communication or any healthcare sector.

If successful, you will work as one of our workshop facilitators. You will travel to schools around the UK and run workshops for young people, from a wide range of ages (from 7 yrs old to adult learners) and backgrounds (inner city suburbs to private schools). A key part of your role will be to educate young people about the variety of careers within the NHS and promote the STEM subjects.

The role requires flexibility to travel nation wide as we aim to reach and inspire as many young people as possible.

Our workshops are hands-on as we encourage students use real medical kit in the classroom to help them discover the amazing careers in the NHS they never knew existed.

As one of our workshop facilitators you’ll be responsible for travelling to the school with our kit, setting up the workshop, speaking to groups of 30-60 students at time to launch the workshop and then helping them use the amazing medical and sports science kit we take in.

We have all sorts of equipment from ultrasound machines, ophthalmoscopes (to look inside the eyes!), key hole surgery simulators, phlebotomy training arms, ECG machines and more. On the sports science side we have reaction walls, timing gates, strength and jump tests, Watt bikes and speed cameras!

As well as delivering the workshops, you’ll learn about how a small business works, help write articles for our magazine Medical Mavericks World, produce content for our social media platforms and much more. This is what makes this job so exciting – lots of travel and lots of variation.

As a successful applicant, you’ll need to have studied a subject in any of these areas:

Medicine, nursing, health sciences, biological sciences, sport science, biomedical or any of the sciences. You must have a willingness to learn and develop areas that are not your expertise.

Essential Criteria

● Passion for STEM and working with young people.

● Comfortable with public speaking to large groups of students, often 30-60 at a time

● Company funded clean, enhanced DBS

● Willingness to travel during the week to various locations in the UK, sometimes on a Sunday evening

● Willingness to be away from home for up to a week at a time

● Willing to work outside the usual 9-5

● Full UK-driving licence

● Happy to drive own vehicle OR (age-dependent) drive our vehicles around the UK

Desirable Criteria

● First-aid qualification

● Coaching badges

With this we offer an extensive range of benefits for staff, accommodation and food paid for while away. Travel expenses funded, including mileage for own vehicle.

Opportunities to contribute to the Medical Mavericks World magazine and social media.

Full training provided as well as extensive amount of time of during non term time.

Send in your CV and cover letter to

SQA Appeals 2022

Once you’ve received your results, if any of your grades don’t seem right
or you did not perform as well as your school, college or training provider
expected, you may be able to appeal.
The appeals service is free, and you will be able to appeal to SQA yourself
or through your school, college or training provider from Tuesday 9 August.
There’s information on who is eligible on page 3 of this booklet.
Before you submit an appeal, you should discuss your decision with your
teacher, lecturer or another member of staff to determine whether your
estimate and alternative assessment evidence can support an appeal. They
will be able to advise you if an appeal is in your best interests. However, the
final decision is yours.
If you are unsure about any of the information in this booklet, speak to
your teacher or lecturer. You might also want to share this information
with your parent or carer. To stay up to date on appeals in 2022, visit