To be booked onto our Innovate course, clients will need to be aged between 18-29 years, be able to obtain 1 employer or person of professional standing reference and have suitable levels for literacy and numeracy.

Course Content

This course supports clients with confidence building, understanding job vacancy details, team building skills, NHS application form support, interview preparation, mock interview and CV writing skills. Following successful completion of the programme clients may be given an opportunity to experience a work taster placement depending on DBS and occupational health clearance.


Innovate is a 12-15 week training package (Depending upon need) that includes 1 week of intial classroom training in NHS awareness and job search skills, as well as a 4 week series of shorter specialist training and a 3 week work placement within an NHS hospital. This placement is earned through good attendance and willingness to learn and will not be offered to anyone who does not show those qualities. There will be full support and mentoring throughout the duration of Innovate.

Hours within classroom will be 9.30am - 2.30pm, but will vary throughout rest of training. This will be discussed with you on a one-to-one basis.