Virtual work experience available across BSW

Wiltshire Health and Care is pleased to be taking part in the BANES, Swindon and Wiltshire Integrated Care System Virtual Work Experience Programme.

Do you know someone who may be interested? Here's what you need to know:

Experience overview

Health and social care is one of the largest and most exciting industries in the country. Integral to making sure that we’re healthy, happy, and cared for when things go wrong, there are over 350 dedicated and varied careers available. In this programme, you’ll have access to insight into the world of health and social care, so that you can see the opportunities available and make informed career decisions for your future.

What’s included?

This programme will cover everything from an introduction to the different areas of health and social care to an insight into the distinct roles, responsibilities, and progression opportunities that can be found within areas such as allied health professions, medicine, and non-clinical roles. You’ll have the chance to take part in some great quizzes and amazing activities, and you’ll even have the chance to speak to leading experts along the way!


The programme dates will be 11th July - 22nd July and the application deadline is Wednesday 6th July. The programme can be completed in school (with permission from your school) or in evenings and on weekends at your own pace – it takes approximately 10 hours to complete the programme. Most of the content is via online modules to work through at your own pace however there are four webinars as part of the programme which are live you can join to ask questions and hear from professionals in a range of roles. These are scheduled for the early evening to enable you to take part in them after school.

If you are interested in learning more about a career in health or social care, in a clinical or non clinical role, this programme is for you! Please follow the link below for information on what's included and to complete an application form: