Chance to win some prizes

The Step into the NHS schools’ competition offers students in years 8 and 9 the chance to win a tablet or a £50 Amazon voucher!

What’s it all about?

There’s much more to working for the NHS than being a doctor or nurse. In fact there are more than 350 different careers in the NHS and, with that many careers on offer, there’s a job to suit anyone, no matter what your interests and skills are. That is where the Step into the NHS competition comes in.

How to get involved

We want students to choose an NHS career that interests them and create a job description and an advert to tell their friends and other young people about it. Students can work on their own or in teams of up to four.

Our new video will tell you all about it.

Download materials for 2016/17

Resources for 2016/17 competition are available to download.

A range of support is available to teachers including:

  • a teachers' pack
  • differentiated resources for lower ability, SEN and EAL students.

2016/17 winners

The Step into the NHS schools' competition has now closed. We'd like to thank all the students and schools that submitted entries into the competition. As always, the competition was extremely popular and the judges were very impressed with the entries.

The national and regional winners have been notified and will be announced shortly.

Handy guide for NHS school volunteers

Are you an NHS employee signed up to Inspiring the Future or working with your local secondary school? Take a look at our handy guide which has great ideas on how you can use the Step into the NHS competition to help engage students during your visit.