Career stories

Tom

Tom is a paediatric audiologist and says the most rewarding thing about his job is making a difference. Find out more about what Tom does.

Zita

Zita became an audiologist to help people with hearing loss and improve their quality of life. Find out more about her role.

Johnny

Johnny is a paediatric audiologist. He says that each day can be vast and varied. Read more about Johnny's role.

Sheona

Sheona initially wanted to be a palaeontologist but decided on a career as a biomedical scientist. Find out what makes her smile at work.

Daniel

Daniel says doing a Modern Apprenticeship is a step in the door with the NHS. Find out more about Daniel's story.

Elle

Elle says the most rewarding part of her job is helping someone who is stuck or confused. Find out more about her Modern Apprenticeship experience.

Lewis

Lewis wasn't sure what he wanted to do before starting his Modern Apprenticeship. Find out why he decided to do an MA.

Tamara

Find out how doing a Modern Apprenticeship is helping Tamara work towards her dream job as a nurse.

Toni

Toni says the most rewarding thing about her job is helping colleagues publish content on the NHS Inform website. Find out about her Modern Apprenticeship experience.

Lydia

Lydia is an eLearning and Multimedia Modern Apprentice at NHS Tayside. Find out why the Modern Apprenticeship programme is a perfect fit for her.

Philip

Philip is a clinical engineering technologist. Find out about his experience as a Graduate Apprentice and how getting a degree will help his future career plans.

Paula

Paula is a Management Accounts Assistant at Dykebar Hospital. Find out about her experience as a Modern Apprentice led to a full-time job.

Sarah

Sarah says the communications team at NHS 24 have been so lovely and welcoming and always provide support with my apprenticeship!

Larissa

Find out how doing a Graduate Apprenticeship is getting Larissa valuable experience of working with different departments at NHS Education for Scotland.

Hayley

Find out why Hayley thinks doing a Modern Apprenticeship is an excellent opportunity to help her progress in her career.

Phil

After a 22 year career in the Army, Phil joined the NHS through a management training scheme. His is now Director of the Public Health and Intelligence Business Unit.

James

James has dyspraxia, but it doesn't stop him from doing an amazing job as a Housekeeper at the Golden Jubilee National Hospital.

Alex

Alex is an Apprentice Joiner at NHS Lothian. Find out about a typical day is like for Alex and what he enjoys most about being a Modern Apprentice.

Isabel

Isabel is a Commis Chef at the Golden Jubilee National Hospital. Find out about her experience as a Modern Apprentice and how this led to a full-time job.

Jamie

Jamie is a Business and Administration Modern Apprentice at NHS Forth Valley. Find out why the Modern Apprenticeship programme works for him.

Anne

Anne is a Medical Secretary working for NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde. Find out more about Anne's work and what she enjoys most about her job.

Jonathan

Jonathan is a Clinical Scientist. He uses test results and data from the labs to prepare reports for medical colleagues. Learn about Jonathan's passion for genetics.

Fiona

Find out about Fiona's role as an Occupational Therapist Assistant Practitioner, working in a community mental health team in NHS Forth Valley.

Francesca

Francesca is an Orthotics Technician working for NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. Discover the skills and experience she needs to make orthosis for patients.

Graeme

Graeme is an Educational Resource Developer. Discover how the skills he developed in the RAF helped him to find his ideal role in the NHS.

Jennifer

Jennifer is a Laundry Assistant working for NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. Find out what she loves most about her job.

Leanne

Leanne is a Paediatric Dietitian in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. Find out how she became interested in the profession of dietetics.

Lorna

Lorna is a Physiotherapy team leader in NHS Forth Valley, working with adults with learning difficulties in the community.

Peter

Find out how Peter started his career as an Electrician, what he likes most about his job and the many opportunities for starting a career in the NHS in Scotland.

Rachel

Rachel is a Specialist Paediatric Oncology Dietitian working in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. She works closely with patients to support their nutritional needs.

Sandie

Sandie is a Medical Photographer working in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. She takes photographs of patients to make accurate records of their conditions.

Shaun

Find out about Shaun's work as a Respiratory Physiologist in a busy hospital in NHS Lothian.

Sheena

Find out what led Sheena to become a Physiotherapist in NHS Forth Valley and what she enjoys most about her job.

Vicki

Vicki is a Speech and Language Therapy Support Worker in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. Find out more about her role.

Emma

Find out how Emma, an Orthotist in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, uses her practical and problem-solving skills to make and prescribe support aids.