Explore the tasks below to find out more about these different NHS careers & the skills and qualities you need to succeed in them.
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?
Try the following task to get a better understanding of the skills needed to be a psychologist.
Task: Listening is one of the most important skills a clinical psychologist needs to be able to help their patients.
Watch this short video about active listening & then try some of the listening exercises:
Try the following task to get a better understanding of the kinds of tasks a Legal Executive does.
Task: Create a ‘Head of Terms’ document. This is a document detailing all key points of a contract for easy reference. This is the kind of task you might be asked to do at an interview.