Work experience

As one of the largest employers in the area, the Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust acknowledges its social responsibility to engage with young people and students within the local community by offering work related learning opportunities.

We are committed to providing work experience placements for students to assist them in developing an understanding of working life in a health care setting.  If you are a student at a local school and thinking of a career in the NHS, then our work experience programme could be for you.  Having the chance to experience a working environment prior to making a career choice will prove very valuable in helping you plan your long-term future.

Norfolk & Norwich Career Information Contacts

Please remember all staff mentioned below are working professionals, and therefore they will respond to you as soon as they are able.  Please read carefully what experience is offered.


Contact is Angie Armitage on   NO PLACEMENTS OFFERED,
Offer Physiotherapy presentation, must be 16 years and over.


Contact is Francesca Kelly on  NO PLACEMENTS OFFERED,
Offer Occupational Therapy Talk,  must be 16 years and over.


Contact is Francesca Howe on  NO PLACEMENTS OFFERED,
Offer Dietitian Talk, must be 16 years and over.


Contact is Kate Richardson on  NO PLACEMENTS OFFERED,
Offer Speech & Language Therapy talk, must be 16 years and over.


Contact is Leah Cooper on  NO PLACEMENTS OFFERED,
Offer Informal Talk,  must be 16 years and over.


Contacts are Patricia Black and Kerrie Fox on or  NO PLACEMENTS OFFERED,
Offer prospective student visits, must be 16 years and over.


Contact is Claire Morgan on  NO PLACEMENTS OFFERED,
Offer prospective student visit, must be 16 years and over.


Contact is Rebecca Cozens on  NO PLACEMENTS OFFERED,
Offer Informal Talk & Tour, must be 16 years and over.


Contact is Lucy Spinks on  NO PLACEMENTS OFFERED,
Offer Informal Talk & Tour, must be 16 years and over.


Contact is  must be 16 years and over, must have high GCSE grades in Science, there are a limited number of medical placements offered each year.


Nursing Observation Programme

Thank you for all the applications we have recieved for our brand new exciting 2017  Nursing Work Experience Programme


The programme will run from Monday 10th April to Wednesday 12th April 2017..


This is specifically for 6 students who are considering nursing as a future career and are in either Year 12 or 13.


We hope to notify successful applicants before Christmas, the place will be guaranteed subject to occupational health clearance, reference and a clear DBS check.  If successful we will send you;


  • Occupational Health form to complete and return to us along with an academic reference
  • DBS Form for you to complete and send to the relevant place.  Please note due to financial pressures we will not be able to fund the DBS fee.

We are hoping to run a combined  Nursing and Midwifery 3-day Work Experience Programme during October 2017.

Year 10 Work Experience Non-Clinical Programme

This is aimed at Year 10 students. The Trust offers 3 individual weeks during the year for the NNUH work experience.

Dates for 2017 are the following;

  • March 20th – 23rd 2017
  • June 26th – 29th 2017
  • July 10th – 13th 2017

Each week is a structured, planned programme consisting of visits to departments, presentations, talks, tours, and some skill based learning. The programme covers careers such as physiotherapy, radiography, pharmacy, health records library, nursing, medical and sterile services.

How to Apply For Year 10 Work Experience Programme

The new dates for our Year 10 Work Experience have been added (please see above).

The date has now closed for receiving applications for Year 10 work experience.   

Students will be notified whether they have a place by the beginning of February 2017.  Thank you to all those who have applied we have been overwhelmed by the number of applications.

There is no guarantee of a place if you apply.  Places are extremely limited.  Please complete the Application and the Health & Wellbeing Form.  Applications will not be considered if missing one or the other of the required forms.

Please state the week you are applying for at the top of your application form.

Please send either by post to the below address or scan and email again to the below email address.

Please do not send any applications in before the stated dates above.

Application for a Non-Medical Observation Placement (under 16 years old)

Workplace Health and Wellbeing Form for Work Experience


If you have any further queries please contact Clare Fox (Career Facilitator) on Tel: 01603 286843 or email

Clare Fox
Training Department
Level 5
20 Rouen Road


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