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Open event for those interested in a healthcare career in Scarborough, Ryedale and Whitby

Posted on: Friday 21 Jun 2019

People in Scarborough, Ryedale and Whitby who are interested in a healthcare career are being invited to an open event for a brand new podiatry apprenticeship degree.

From September 2019, Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Huddersfield, will be offering the degree to people, including those who are leaving further education and entering higher education this year – and the team is looking for people who are; caring, motivated, and compassionate, a team player and keen to help others.

The degree will provide students with an opportunity to work as a Podiatry Assistant across the areas and be funded to attend the degree programme at the University of Huddersfield. The paid three-year apprenticeship will see students spend three days a week at the University, and two based at Scarborough’s Springhill House, and there is a commitment to work for Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust for two years post qualification. Those who are interested in the apprenticeship degree can find out more about entry requirements by visiting https://courses.hud.ac.uk/2020-21/full-time/undergraduate/podiatry-bsc-hons.

Clare Brown, Podiatry Team Lead for Scarborough, Ryedale Whitby with Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust, said: “We’re delighted to be providing a brand new Podiatry Apprenticeship Degree, in partnership with the University of Huddersfield. We encourage anyone in Scarborough, Ryedale and Whitby who’s interested in a career in healthcare and wants to train as a podiatrist to book a place and come along to our opening evening on Thursday 25 July, where they’ll be able to find out more about the degree.”

The open event takes place on Thursday 25 July 2019, 6-7pm at Springhill House, Springhill Close, Scarborough, YO12 4AD. For more information and to book a place, email swrpodiatry@hdft.nhs.uk. Applications are to be made at www.jobs.nhs.uk/xi/vacancy/?vac_ref=915627241, and those interested are asked to attend the open event before applying.

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For further information please contact:

Jamie Wright, Communications and Marketing Assistant, jamie.wright@hdft.nhs.uk and 01423 557732.