Person Specification

We welcome expressions of interest from all individuals aged 14 years (in Year 10) and above, who are interested in working in healthcare and would like to discover the range of job roles within the NHS. Submit an enquiry today!

Work Experience Details

There are over 350 different job roles in the NHS and work experience is a great way to find out which role is right for you. If you’re not sure where to start, we recommend taking a look at the Health Careers website, which also has a helpful careers quiz.

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust offers a range of work experience opportunities. So, whether you have a specific career path in mind or would like to shadow in a few different departments, use the form below to submit an initial enquiry and we will be back in touch to discuss suitable opportunities.

Our work experience opportunities vary from location to location and throughout the year, so please ensure that you complete form in full and provide as much information as possible.

Here are some of the Trust’s work experience opportunities:

Musgrove Park Hospital (Taunton)

  • Medical work experience programme (Year 12 or equivalent and above)
  • Midwifery work experience programme* (Aged 17 years or over)
  • Physiotherapy work experience days (Aged 17 years or over)
  • Year 10 work experience weeks (2023/24 details have been sent to local schools and colleges)

Yeovil Hospital (Yeovil)

  • Allied Health Professions (5 days, Mon-Fri)
  • Business Administration (5 days, Mon-Fri)
  • Healthcare Experience (5 days, Mon-Fri)
  • Hospital Support (5 days, Mon-Fri)

This is not a complete list of our work experience opportunities, so please get in touch if you are interested a different professional area or geographical location.

*All places on the midwifery work experience programme at Musgrove Park Hospital have been filled for 2023/24. Please complete the form below to be added to the notification list for new placement dates.