The AHP careers fellowship scheme is now open for applications. We think that the scheme is an asset for AHPs in Scotland and that it can be used to support the COVID-19 recovery journey.
So, for this year only, we are opening for applications which focus on recovery and rehabilitation, which build on the learning from the pandemic and help AHP services plan for the future.
The scheme supports career development for the AHP workforce in the public health and social care sector in Scotland. It does this by funding AHP staff to;
Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 23rd October 2020.
We mean a project that is consistent with the scope and vision of the Scottish Government’s Framework for supporting people through recovery and rehabilitation during and after the COVID- 19 pandemic.
Or projects which support rehabilitation and recovery within services for children and young people.
The AHP Careers Fellowship Scheme will accept applications from registered and non registered staff from the following professional groups:
You may find the Healthcare Support Worker Toolkit a good reference for more details about the various levels of support staff:
You may also wish to make reference to local policies and initiatives.
The importance of justifying what you hope to get out of your learning experience and how these aims can be expressed in a clear way.
How to develop learning outcomes.
Identifying what you need in order to enhance care for people
To help you look at your learning needs and understand where your areas of development might be in relation to your level of practice.
Planning for Learning taking Equality & Diversity into account.
If you are looking for inspiration here are some examples of the projects AHP Fellows did last year.
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
NHS Dumfries & Galloway
Guidance documents to assist AHPs with management of projects
The following documents will provide AHP Careers Fellows and other AHPs with guidance in developing and managing projects.
Last updated: 30/07/2020