DFN Project Search Charing Cross Hospital Internship


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This award winning internship is run in partnership with NHS Imperial Health Care Trust, West London Alliance and Brent Local Authority and is based within Charing Cross hospital in Hammersmith, using the DFN Project Search model.

You will attend lessons with your tutor in the base room at the hospital every morning from 9am – 10am. You will then be in your work rotation until 3pm. You will end the day with daily reflection with your tutor and class mates.

This programme may be suitable for you if you are interested in:

  • Administration
  • Scientific or Technical activities
  • IT
  • Caring for others

Placements may include the Microbiology lab, Pathology call centre, Patient Dining, the Post Room or working as a Ward Host.*

Graduates have gone on to paid roles as Porters, Laundry Technicians and Patient Dining Supervisors within the hospital and other paid work and apprenticeships externally.

“The DFN Project SEARCH Supported Internship helped me to get new skills and I loved that when I got a little bit stuck, I got help and after that I could do it independently” - Will Smith Graduate 2020, employed as a Catering Assistant at Charing Cross Hospital since 2020. 

Information Event

Find out more about our DFN Project Search Charing Cross Hospital Internship

Reserve a spot

How to apply?

Please click on the button below, complete the application form and return it to rachael.heppenstall@cwc.ac.uk.

You can contact Rachael for any enquiries, to book a site visit or to receive an application form over email or post. Applications can be completed using text, audio or video.

Download Application Form

Find out more

Take a look at our Guide to Supported Internship to learn more, or check out our frequently asked questions.

Supported Internship Guide     Supported Internship FAQs

*Placements listed are illustrative examples and may not be available every year. Every effort is made to match interns with placements suited to their aspirations.

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