Career stories

Peter

Working in a large maintenance team, Peter says that communication is an important skill for his role.

Lisa

Lisa is a prosthetics and orthotics technician with the Mobility and Rehabilitation Service (MARS) at NHS Grampian.

Siobhain

Working as a community midwife, Siobhain provides support to women and their families during pregnancy, labour and after the baby has been born.

Rohan

Rohan's job as a health economist combines his background in life sciences and clinical research with social policy.

Ebonny

Ebonny is a children's nurse. Find out how she got started in her nursing career.

Tom

Tom is a paediatric audiologist and says the most rewarding thing about his job is making a difference. Find out more about what Tom does.

James

James is a catering production assistant. He tells us how he got started in the NHS and his future career goals.

Rebecca

Rebecca is a prescribing support pharmacy technician, who started her career in pharmacy by doing a Modern Apprenticeship.

Zara

Zara decided to become a nurse because she wanted a hands-on role where she was caring for people.

Sheona

Sheona initially wanted to be a palaeontologist but decided on a career as a biomedical scientist. Find out what makes her smile at work.

Zita

Zita became an audiologist to help people with hearing loss and improve their quality of life. Find out more about her role.

Daniel

Daniel says doing a Modern Apprenticeship is a step in the door with the NHS. Find out more about Daniel's story.

Elle

Elle says the most rewarding part of her job is helping someone who is stuck or confused. Find out more about her Modern Apprenticeship experience.

Lewis

Lewis wasn't sure what he wanted to do before starting his Modern Apprenticeship. Find out why he decided to do an MA.

Tamara

Find out how doing a Modern Apprenticeship is helpingTamara work towards her dream job as a nurse.

Toni

Toni says the most rewarding thing about her job is helping colleagues publish content on the NHS Inform website. Find out about her Modern Apprenticeship experience.

Lydia

Lydia is an elearning and multimedia modern apprentice at NHS Tayside. Find out why the Modern Apprenticeship programme is a perfect fit for her.

Johnny

Johnny is a paediatric audiologist. He says that each day can be vast and varied. Read more about Johnny's role.

Philip

Philip is a clinical engineering technologist. Find out about his experience as a Graduate Apprentice and how getting a degree will help his future career plans.

Paula

Paula is a management accounts assistant at Dykebar Hospital. Find out about her experience as a Modern Apprentice led to a full-time job.

Sarah

Sarah says the communications team at NHS 24 have been so lovely and welcoming and always provide support with her apprenticeship!

Larissa

Find out how doing a Graduate Apprenticeship is getting Larissa valuable experience of working with different departments at NHS Education for Scotland.

Hayley

Find out why Hayley thinks doing a Modern Apprenticeship is an excellent opportunity to help her progress in her career.

Phil

After a 22 year career in the Army, Phil joined the NHS through a management training scheme.

Richard

Richard is a healthcare support worker in a busy mental health service.

Graeme

Graeme is an educational resource developer. Discover how the skills he developed in the RAF helped him to find his ideal role in the NHS.

Callum

Callum is a modern apprentice mechanical engineer. He always wanted to go into engineering and an apprenticeship in the NHS provided the perfect opportunity.

Jamie

Jamie says the most important skills for his job are communication, attention to detail and time management.

Ellise

Ellise is a pre-registration trainee pharmacy technician working in an NHS hospital.

Derrick

Derrick is a receptionist working in an NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde hospital.

Kelly

Kelly says the key skills she needs to do her job well are good communication, team work and attention to detail.

Alex

Alex is a domestic supervisor working in an NHS hospital. He tells us how he got started in the NHS and is career goals for the future.

Cheryl

As well as working as an early careers and project support manager, Cheryl is doing a Business Management Graduate Apprenticeship.

Amy

Amy is a healthcare support worker modern apprentice, working in the Physio at Home team in NHS Lothian.

Megan

Megan started her career in the NHS by doing a Modern Apprenticeship. Find out about her career journey so far.

Aidan

Aidan decided to do a Modern Apprenticeship to get work experience and additional learning to help him reach is career goals.

Thomas

Thomas says that working as an apprentice mechanical engineer is a very rewarding job.

Mira

Mira recently became a qualified dental nurse after completing a Modern Apprenticeship programme.