Applications will close at noon on 15 October 2021
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;
The AHP Careers Fellowship Scheme will accept applications from registered and non registered staff from the following professional groups:
For more details about the scheme, how it works, the review panel and timeframes for 2021/2022 please see our FAQs [PDF]
An AHP Fellowship will fund your release for up to 2.0 days per week over 10 to 12 months (or it could fund additional hours if you currently work part time). You will be part of a cohort of Fellows participating in a learning programme and doing a work-based project.
Your work-based project should be something that…
It’s never too early to start discussing your work-based project ideas with your colleagues, team leader and, of course, with us. We recommend that you email AHP.Fellowships@nes.scot.nhs.uk to set up a time for an informal chat.
You can find the application form for 2021 here
If you are looking for inspiration here are some examples of the projects AHP Fellows have done in previous years. You can also look out for blogs from current Fellows on AHPs across health and social care. (wordpress.com)
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
NHS Dumfries & Galloway
You may also wish to make reference to local policies and initiatives.
AHP Leadership Fellows are an extension of our existing AHP Careers Fellowships Scheme and is a new initiative we will pilot during 2022/2023. They aim to offer future AHP leaders the opportunity to gain experience and develop leadership capability in the delivery of AHP strategic objectives at a national level. See AHP Leadership Fellows for more information
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