Allied Health Professions Careers and Employability Fayre

DATE: Monday 05 December 2022

TIME: 4:30pm - 7:30pm

LOCATION: Heart of the Campus (HC 0.06)

Sheffield Hallam Students' Union

Calling all Allied Health Professions students!

Whether you've secured a job, are looking for jobs, want to improve your CV with CPD, or just want some careers inspiration, the AHP Careers and Employability Fayre is designed to support you on your journey.

Guest speakers will share their career path since graduating from their health and social care degrees, and you'll have the opportunity to take part in two workshops which will help you to think about your future career, develop your CPD portfolio, and support you with applying for jobs.

There will even be free hot drinks and cake!

Please note, this event is open to students on the following courses: Physiotherapy | Occupational Therapy | Operating Department Practice | Paramedic Practice | Diagnostic Radiography and Ultrasound | Radiotherapy and Oncology | Dietetics | Art Therapy

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  • Gemma Hayden - SY ISDN Clinical and Workforce Lead
  • Michelle Agus - Advanced Clinical Practitioner
  • Joe Lee - Lecturer in Operating Department Practice, SHU
  • Claire Arditto - Regional Head of AHPs Health Education England North East & Yorkshire
  • Jackie Gelder - AHP Workforce Development Lead, Barnsley Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


  • Insights and preferences: How we can all learn to work together (Based on neuro linguistic programming) - Gemma Hayden (SY ISDN Clinical and Workforce Lead)
  • Job Applications and Networking - Mary Macfarlane (Employability Consultant, SHU) and Luke Jenkinson
  • How to set up on your own and run a business (Graeme Tidd, Enterprise Adviser for SHU's Enterprise Team)
  • Leadership in early AHP careers - Ursula Macfarlane (AHP Workforce Supply Strategy Project Lead for South Yorkshire ICS) and Fiona Leahy
  • Careers in research - Rachel Young and Louise Patterson
  • Interview preparation and techniques - Dr Mark Collins (Principal Lecturer, SHU) and Vignesh Murali
  • Graduate Panel

View full schedule and workshop details

Book your place

Registration closes Wednesday 30 November at 12pm (noon).