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Work Experience Placements

SRSB supports the local community by offering a variety of time limited work experience placements throughout the year.

We are pleased to continue our liaison with students who plan to work in fields that support our work. Their work with us is an important part of their overall training and also provides us with valuable help. We see this as an important relationship, because the students leave SRSB with more awareness of the impact of sight loss, which they will hopefully use in their working life wherever that may be.

We know that the students value their placements with us and find it very rewarding as many of them continue to volunteer with us after their placement has finished. One placement has recently been employed by us. Please see testimonials from students.

Medical Student Placements

SRSB takes medical students from the University of Sheffield for a six week placement; usually in their third year of studies. ‘Read More’

School Work Experience

SRSB takes work experience school students for a two week period during the time that their school is doing their work placement programme. ‘Read More’

Social Work Student Placements

SRSB takes social work students from both the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University and are with us for up to 6 months. ‘Read More’

Health & Social Care Student Placements

SRSB takes health & social care student placements from a variety of training providers including Sheffield College. ‘Read More’

Occupational Health Student Placements

SRSB takes occupational therapy students from Sheffield Hallam University for 3 days a week for a period of three months. Read More’

Other Work Placements

SRSB takes work experience placements from a range of other training providers and we are always looking to widen the range of opportunities available. Read More’

For further information or to discuss any placements please contact us, either by email or Tel: 0114 272 2757.

Sheffield Stays In logo

This is our annual event where we ask the people of Sheffield to 'Stay In' and hold their own event for SRSB

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Photograph of SRSBs Mobile Information Unit on Fargate

Our Community Engagement Team visit organisations and events across Sheffield and South Yorkshire to promote awareness about our services and about eye health

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