Career Planning for Healthcare Professionals - e-Learning for Healthcare
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This programme is in partnership with...
  • Health Education England

About the Career Planning for Healthcare Professionals programme

This e-learning programme has been designed for healthcare professionals, to help you make informed career choices and effective applications for your next career steps.

The outcomes:

On completion of the programme, you will:

  • Have gained a deeper level of understanding of how you can ensure your future career planning is informed, realistic and robust.
  • Have compiled a distinctive, thorough personal portfolio of research and reflections contained in a downloadable workbook, that can be utilised for job applications and interviews.

More information

Who is it for?

The programme is aimed at healthcare professionals who are in the early stages of their careers. It is designed to encourage exploration of career options, within healthcare, to support you in achieving your career goals.  Courses are being developed for specific professions as follows:

  • Career planning for Foundation trainee doctors (available now)
  • Career Planning for Core trainee doctors (coming soon)
  • Career Planning for trainee pharmacists (coming soon)
  • Career Planning for a multi professional healthcare workforce (coming soon)

Programme Structure

The programme is based around five sessions, with the first being an introduction to each course and the remaining sessions concentrating on the four stage SCAN career planning model as shown below.

Each course within the programme is accompanied by a downloadable workbook in which you can undertake some of the exercises helping you to create a record and reflections of your career planning which can be used to support applications.

Advice will be given throughout as to how you can access individual careers support where you need this to complement your online learning.

  • Stage 1

    Self-awareness
  • Stage 2

    Career Exploration
  • Stage 3

    Arriving at YOUR decision
  • Stage 4

    Next Steps

Meet the team

The programme has been compiled and designed by:

  • The Careers team within Health Education England – London and South East
  • Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare

How to access

In order to access any e-LfH programme, you will need an e-LfH account. If you do not have one, then you can register by selecting the Register button below.

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If you already have an account with e-LfH, then you can enrol on to the Career Planning for Healthcare Professionals programme by logging in to the e-LfH Hub, selecting My Account > Enrolment and selecting the programme. You can then access the programme immediately in the My e-Learning section.

e-LfH is a Health Education England Programme in partnership with the NHS and Professional Bodies