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Employment Success for Sam!

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We are extremely pleased to share that one of our 2017-18 interns, Sam, has found employment! Sam applied for a job via the NHS jobs website in January, he was shortlisted, interviewed, and then offered a job in administration within the Estates team. Sam completed his induction in March before beginning his new role, where […]

Project SEARCH Graduates 2017-18

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Congratulations on our interns for completing their year on Project SEARCH Bradford. Here is what some of our mentors have had to say about their journey this year:   Sam “Communicated well within the team, he is a very sociable person. Sam has shown a tremendous commitment for his job. We are sure Sam will […]

Graduation 2017-18

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Project SEARCH Bradford celebrated our fifth graduation on Tuesday 26th June, to mark the end of the year for our 2017-18 interns. Eight interns graduated- all of whom have demonstrated during their time working in their rotations at Bradford Teaching Hospitals, that they are ready for paid employment. Professor Clive Kay, chief executive of the Foundation […]

Project SEARCH Partners Win National Award

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In March, Bradford Teaching Hospitals found out they had been shortlisted for the University of Bradford Award for Cross-Sector Working at the Healthcare People Management Association (HPMA) Awards 2018. These awards recognise and reward outstanding work in healthcare human resource management. As one of only four finalists in the category, the team presented to a […]

Interns on the Radio

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Project SEARCH Bradford Interns were asked to take part in an interview with Radio 119, as part of BCB’s About Bradford programme. The show was aired on May 3rd on 106.6fm. Joe, Jordan, Sam and Connor took part, along with Project SEARCH staff member, Bryony. They talked about what they are doing on the programme, […]

Brilliant Bradford Staff Award Successes!

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On Thursday 7th December, Bradford Teaching Hospital’s held their Brilliant Bradford Staff Awards. There were several staff members who have worked with Project SEARCH Interns over the year nominated for awards, but a couple were nominated specifically for their work with the Project and with our interns. Lorraine Cameron was nominated for the Excellence in […]

Update from our BAC

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We held our third Business Advisory Committee meeting with our 2017-18 Project SEARCH interns in February. We began the meeting with our BAC members catching up with Aidan, a graduate from last year. Aidan returned to talk about his experiences during and since his time with Project SEARCH. Aidan worked as a Ward Hospitality Assistant, then in M&S, […]

Leaders’ Quest Visit Project SEARCH Bradford

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Project SEARCH Bradford hosted a visit from 10 special visitors on the 30th November. Our guests were part of a 30 strong delegation from Leaders’ Quest, a social enterprise with a charitable foundation, whose mission is to work with leaders from business, government and civil society to bring about change. The Leaders’ Quest visit took place […]

Bradford Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust are winners!

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Bradford Teaching Hospitals has walked away with a top prize at an awards ceremony in the city for its ground-breaking Project SEARCH. Bradford Teaching Hospitals has now scooped the award for Best Practice in Employment of Disabled People in new awards set up by Bradford and District Disabled People’s Forum, supported by Sovereign Healthcare and […]

Project SEARCH Graduation 2016-17

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  On Thursday July 6th, we held our Graduation ceremony for 2016-17, in the Sovereign Lecture Theatre at Bradford Royal Infirmary. Eight interns have successfully completed the programme in order to graduate. The graduates, began their journeys in September 2016, and have completed three work experience placements, in a variety of roles and settings. The Graduation was […]