Engaging with young people around careers can be a fulfilling and enjoyable activity, but can also be daunting if you've not done it before. Below are a number of resources we think you might find useful when undertaking engagement which might give you some ideas or useful formats for the work you're doing
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This small flier provides contact details and information about us here at the hub and can be useful for NHS Career Ambassadors to print and take with them to careers events. This will help you to point learners and professionals you work with in the right direction for advice and support that you are unable to provide at the time.
Health Careers have developed a large range of booklets on key careers and work areas in the NHS which are great to take along to careers events and engagement sessions. They are freely available to order but you can also download PDF versions or refer learners to the online resources.
Young people have a host of highly transferable digital skills which may not be getting picked up when you are recruiting new staff. This useful guide developed by Business in the Community explores ways that you can uncover hidden digital skills that young people may have but are not prominent in their applications or responses at interview.
This infographic produced by NHS Employers gives some great introductory statistics to the current makeup of the NHS workforce. It's a useful introduction to the composition NHS staffing and how things have changed over recent years. This could help you prepare for a presentation or talk with learners about opportunities to work for us.