Case studies

Find out more about what it’s like to work in health and care with these real-life stories from a range of staff. These interviews give you an insight into working in a particular role and what they love most about their job.

If you’re thinking about applying for work experience, an internship or volunteering but are not sure what to expect, hear how others have found the experience, what the benefits are, and how it’s helped them to find the right career for them.

If you would like to share any experiences you have in relation to your career journey, work experience etc. Please do get in touch we would be happy to help.

GMTS trainee Will tells us all about his Graduate Management Training Scheme (GMTS) journey

The focus of the recruitment is about your potential and how well you will match with the NHS, particularly around your values and approach.

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Hannah's personal experience inspired her into a role supporting people with dementia

Hannah followed in her parents footsteps to become a nurse and she is now an Admiral Nurse supporting people with dementia and their families.

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Hear from a student volunteer about their experiences

Each month, students aged 16-18 & in full time education can apply to take part in the SVP. The ward based programme is for 15 weeks (1x3 hour shift)

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Helen tells us why she decided to retrain as a midwife and why it is such a rewarding career

Helen was inspired to became a midwife after supporting a friend through the birth of their child.

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Ian tells us how the nursing associate role has opened many doors for him

The Nursing Associate Programme is a bridge between a Health Care Assistant and Registered Nurse.

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Jack and Amy tell us all about Physiotherapy

We recently spoke with Jack a Senior Physiotherapist in Stroke Physiotherapy and Amy a Physiotherapist in Orthopaedics & Therapy Services.

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Jamila was inspired by the great Florence Nightingale

Jamila is looking to inspire and encourage you to consider a career as a learning disability nurse.

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John explains how starting in the NHS as an apprentice has changed his life

The role of a Care Support Worker is often challenging but always interesting, exciting and satisfying.

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Julia tells us her experience of the NHS Graduate Management Training Scheme

This is a multi-award winning Scheme, where you’ll benefit from mentoring, support & first class training.

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Lauren Springham career journey interview tells us how an apprenticeship has helped her

Initially, my plan was to come to PAHT, complete my apprenticeship and move on - that was 12 years ago!

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Liz gives her advice on getting started in a nursing career.

Liz explains why she choose a career in nursing and how working in primary care allows her to combine a a job she loves with family life.

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Luke Hughes, a clinical trials practitioner with Princess Alexandra Hospital

Luke tells us more about his unique role, his favourite part of the role and what he likes to do in his spare time.

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