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Work Experience

NELFT offers a number of work experience programmes to support both young people and adults that aspire to a career in health. Our aim is to give a helping hand to those within our local community that want to learn more about working in the NHS.

Junior Physiotherapist at Porters Avenur Health Centre


  • Leads to more informed choices about future careers – putting their preconceptions to the test
  • Demonstrates the huge variety of jobs – clinical and non-clinical – within the NHS
  • Increases awareness of what’s involved in delivering healthcare

Work Experience Programmes:

  • Step into the NHS
  • Pre-medical school Summer School
  • We offer placements outside of these programmes throughout the year in both clinical and non-clinical settings
  • Non-clinical opportunities include: IT, HR and other corporate services
Read more of work experience opportunities

Work Experience Feedback

  • “I found this week really useful. It helped me decide on my career path.”
  • “I originally wanted to work with athletes but after shadowing a physiotherapist, I now really want to help those that really need me.”
  • “This programme gave me a huge insight into the NHS.”
  • “I was amazed at the amount of different careers there are within the NHS. It has given me a lot to think about.”
  • “I learnt a lot during my work experience and am now 100% sure I want to become a nurse.”

Please visit this website to explore the different careers within health & social care across North East London. You will find helpful advice about CV writing and submitting an application for work experience or volunteering, as well as insightful case studies to give an insight into different roles.

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