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Community Career Events

NHS Careers – Explore the Roles

East Lancashire Teaching Hospitals organises career events held in the local community which offer the opportunity for school/college students, university students, seeking employment or a career change an interactive opening to engage with professional staff and to understand the variety of job roles and the pathways for their aspired careers.

For further information, please contact:

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Taster Tours into Healthcare

We offer opportunities for school students, aged 14-16 years, a tour of out departments to help students develop, see and understand a range of different careers within the NHS.

The Taster Tours will enable students to understand the next steps they need to take for their aspired career.

For further information:

If you are currently at school, please contact your school careers advisor.

If you are not in education, please contact

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Work Experience

At East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust, we aim to offer a variety of short-term work experience in both clinical and non-clinical areas.

Included in our work experience programme we also offer work shadowing and medicine work experience.

Work experience at ELHT offers an excellent insight into the wide range of healthcare professions, You will develop skills, contacts, and learn more about your aspired career.

All requests for work experience are subject to successful applications and availability. 

For more information please visit WORK EXPERIENCE - Directorate of Education, Research and Innovation (