Allied Health Professions with the Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin ICS
*This programme is on-demand, so if you meet the criteria you can apply and complete the programme once the programme is live*
If you're intrigued about a career where you can help other people every single day then this Virtual Work Experience is for you. The Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Integrated Care System and Health and Social Care Partners will guide you through an exploration into the roles held by allied healthcare professionals throughout the healthcare system. You'll have your mind opened to the scope of these roles and be able to speak to real professionals to find out deeper insights about the realities of working in healthcare. Kickstart your career in the allied health professions and apply today!
During the programme, you'll cover each of the 15 allied health professions in depth, including patient journeys and multidisciplinary care, the art of communication and its importance in these careers. You'll learn about what it's like to work in health and social care, including what it's like to work for your local ICS and the wider NHS.
This programme will be available for 12 months after the 13th of June. We do encourage you to complete within 10 days of starting the programme.
Introduction to the Allied Health Professions
In this module you will learn about each of the 15 allied health professions. You will find out more about entry requirements, responsibilities and training and development opportunities linked to roles including paramedic, osteopath, orthoptist and operating department practitioner. You will also learn more about the skills required to perform therapy roles, such as: occupational therapist, physiotherapist, art therapist and speech and language therapist.