Gateway into Health Careers for young people
Gateway opens a new pathway from school to the world of work. It's a great opportunity to blend school study with workplace learning and experience. Units are assessed in the workplace, counting towards national qualifications.
Tertiarty Education Commission
Gateway into Health is a programme for medium to long term Workforce Develoment for young people - through a collaborative approach between Lakes DHB, Rotorua District Council, Rotorua Secondary Schools & Tertiary Education providers.
The objectives of this programme is to:
provide the opportunity to gain an insight into health professions inthe reality of the practise setting
ensure the student and the patient are kept safe at al times during the placement
deliver structured and individual work experience programmes which include personal objectives
ensure organisational risk relating to this programme is eliminated
We have had great success with this programme since it started in November 2007.
We offer placements across most areas within the hopsital and these placements are flexible.
If you are interested in taking part in this programme or have any queries please contact your school Gateway Coordinator or contact me:
Shelley Solomon Ph 3499009 ext 8461