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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, […]

The HPMA Excellence Awards: Finalists!

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Project SEARCH Bradford is delighted to share that Bradford Teaching Hospitals (BTHFT) has been shortlisted in a category for The HPMA Excellence Awards 2018, for the collaborative work involved with Project SEARCH Bradford.   The University of Bradford award for cross-sector working has selected the nomination “Working together to improve employment for young people with […]

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 […]

Project SEARCH Graduates 2016-17

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Congratulations on our interns for completing their year on Project SEARCH. Here is what some of our mentors have had to say about their journey this year:     Damien “Damien is a very well liked person on the unit. He is very hard working and focuses on small detail in every job he does. […]

Umar Finds Employment!

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We are pleased to announce our first intern from our 2016-17 year has found paid employment! During Umar’s second rotation at Project SEARCH he applied for a vacancy as an Admin Assistant at the University of Bradford, was shortlisted for interview, and then offered the position! Congratulations Umar, we will look forward to celebrating with […]

Ben takes it to the next level!

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Huge congratulations to Ben, a Project SEARCH 2014-15 graduate, who has recently interviewed for, and was successful in being offered a new job at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. This will be a promotion Ben, who has been with the organisation since he graduated in 2015. “I was working as Data Improvement Officer and […]