Work Experience Tasks

Explore the tasks below to find out more about these different NHS careers & the skills and qualities you need to succeed in them.

Careers in the NHS: Art Therapy

Try the following task to get a better understanding if a career in Art Therapy might be for you.

Task: Set a timer for 20 minutes, gather magazines and art materials to create a collage about “What is Art Therapy?”. 

During that time try to be led freely by the materials rather than focusing on what your collage will look like at the end. There is no right or wrong way to make the college and it can be very experimental, subjective and personal to your own reflections.

Once the time is up – reflect on what you have created. What do you notice? Have you got further questions about art therapy that you want to explore? What most interests you about art therapy as a career?

To explore a career in Art Therapy further the following websites might be useful:

Careers in the NHS: Sustainability

Check back here soon to try a work experience style task that you can do from home to see if a career in sustainability is something you want to find out more about.

In the meantime, if you want to find out more about sustainability at Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust you can visit this webpage: https://www.southernhealth.nhs.uk/about/sustainability/

Careers in the NHS: Psychology

Check back here soon to try a work experience style task that you can do from home to see if a careers in psychology is something you want to find out more about.

Careers in the NHS: Legal Executive

Check back here soon to try a work experience style task that you can do from home to find out more about the work a legal executive does.