03/07/2014 by sleach860
Tuesday 24th June saw MCMA’s Year 12 health and social care students take a closer look at job opportunities in the world’s fifth largest employer, the National Health Service. A staggering 1.5 million people work for the NHS and as the sixth formers got to find out there is great diversity in the opportunities available.
The NHS Young People’s Event, held at the Nowgen Centre on the Manchester Royal Infirmary site was a showcase for many occupations. The Year 12’s got to meet and ask questions to a wide range of professionals including:
- DNA Researchers
- Medical illustrators
- Experts in Medical Information
- Mental Health workers
- Clinical photographers
- Experts in Infomatics
- Clinical Vascular scientists
- Childrens doctors and nurses
- Community Health workers
The Chairman of Central Manchester Foundation Trust was also on hand to speak to the students.
The MCMA learners left the event with very positive view of opportunities in the healthcare sector.