The AHP Careers Fellowship 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;
We will re-open for applications at the end of summer 2021. In the meantime we encourage you to think about how the scheme could support your career development and the type of project you might want to lead. There are ideas and resources on this page to help you to do that and look out for blogs from current Fellows on AHPs across health and social care. (wordpress.com). It’s never too early to start discussing your ideas with your colleagues, team leader and, of course, with us. Please don’t hesitate to email AHP.Fellowships@nes.scot.nhs.uk to set up a time for an informal chat.
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