The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust is the main provider of district general hospital services for nearly half a million people in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid Wales.
Our main service locations are The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford and The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, which together provide 99% of our activity.
Both hospitals provide a wide range of acute hospital services including accident & emergency, outpatients, diagnostics, inpatient medical care and critical care.
Alongside our services at these hospitals, we also provide community and outreach services such as:
- Consultant-led outreach clinics
- Midwife-led units
- Renal dialysis outreach services
- Community services including Midwifery, Audiology and Therapies
We employ almost 7,000 people and are one of Shropshire’s biggest single employers. With over 350 different careers to choose from within the NHS, there will almost certainly be something to interest you at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust!
You can view our current opportunities here: NHS Jobs in Shrewsbury | NHS Jobs in Telford | NHS Recruitment (sath.nhs.uk)
Find out more about the different types of apprenticeships we offer here: NHS Apprenticeships | Hospital Apprenticeships | NHS Careers (sath.nhs.uk)
Ascendancy is an award-winning digital agency focused on business-critical websites.
We build websites for search engine success, using our expertise to craft websites with strong results. We also use our expertise in SEO to help grow traffic and online sales, and are a leading agency in the field of paid search engine advertising.
Our philosophy is about excellence – being the best possible agency in terms of the service and the results we deliver to clients, and offering the best possible working environment for our staff.
We offer on-site work experience on request, subject to availability (Y10 upwards), to help young people understand whether a career in digital marketing is suitable for them.
Apprenticeships available as above – we normally look to take on one Digital Marketing apprentice per year, in the summer, but occasionally opportunities arise at other times of year. Details would be available on our website at ascendancy.agency
Digital Marketer (Level 3) Apprenticeship, provided by SBC Training.
We look for candidates with strong GCSE results including Grade 5+ in Maths and English
Degree Apprenticeships (Level 5-7) are also available for suitable candidates after completing an initial trial period or Level 3 apprenticeship.
J&PR is an award winning PR and content creation agency in Shropshire.
We offer a full range of services including:
- PR campaigns
- Social media management
- Content creation
- Website copywriting
- Social media and PR training
- Event management
J&PR was launched in 2012 by two former colleagues who had spent many years working together as journalists.
Rhea and Kirsty started as two sole traders working from their kitchen tables and now boast a team of eight talented PR account managers and a digital team at their offices in Wellington, Shropshire.
The team includes Kirsty, Managing Director, who did A ‘levels and a journalism degree and entered the world of print media where she enjoyed being a crime correspondent for 10 years. Rhea, Operations Manager, did an NVQ through an in-house training course with one of the biggest regional daily print publications in the UK.
Their team includes a marketing graduate; a digital marketing apprentice who is now the Digital Manager and a digital marketing apprentice who moved from a full time role in a business where she wasn’t receiving any training to a full-time digital marketing apprenticeship at J&PR.
All employees can experience all areas of the business from social media management, content creation, copywriting, media training, guest speaking, video creation, interviewing, case studies, blog writing and more.
Buy-From Creative Agency is a full-service marketing agency dedicated to growing businesses by
delivering creative and innovative solutions.
Find out more about Buy-From and the work we do here:
We have five core areas of expertise:
• Marketing & Brand Strategy
• PR & Communications
• Social Media
• Training, Coaching and Mentoring
We have had one apprentice in the company to date, who joined us a Marketing Assistant and now
works with us full-time, recently promoted to Digital Marketing Executive. She was initially brought
on to support all our marketing accounts, specifically social media marketing and digital
administration. We believe passionately in education, experience and professional development and
she has absorbed all the opportunities presented to her. She is a key part of our team now.
Programmes “opportunities” offered to students including:
• Apprenticeship / Graduate programmes
Digital Marketing Apprenticeship 18+
• Work experience programmes 16+
We have one week a year available for work experience opportunities
• Workplace visits 16+
Happy to offer workplace visits
First established in 1919, Dyke Yaxley has enjoyed over 100 years of business. We are intensely
proud of our Shropshire based roots, and are dedicated to working with our community.
Dyke Yaxley is one of the leading independent chartered accountancies in Shropshire, with offices in
Shrewsbury, Telford and an office based in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Our services range from accounts
preparation, drafting, bookkeeping, to payroll processing, through to business development, tax
advisory and includes HR consultancy and training. We offer a wide range of services to meet our
clients ever changing needs.
We currently have over 110 staff, and a board of 12 Directors. Our company ethos surrounds that of
a ‘team’ environment, our staff will always note that everyone is more than happy to help others
and this is a cultural phenomenon which is imbedded from the ‘top – down’. We are also committed
to our corporate, social responsibility, fundraising for local charities, improving our carbon footprint,
and engaging with the local community.
Link to our website videos – Working at DY | Dyke Yaxley | Shrewsbury
As mentioned previously, Dyke Yaxley have a culture that is rare amongst medium sized businesses
in 2022. We enjoy a team based culture, where no job is ‘below’ anyone working here. Trainees will
enjoy working with Directors, Consultants, and Client Managers as well as their peers, as we expose
them to the wealth of knowledge these staff members have to offer.
There is also a humanistic based approach, where we appreciate that our staff are human beings
first for foremost. Our staff have lives outside of the business and we are well aware of the need for
a good work life balance. Employee wellbeing and good mental health is a key at DY, and we ensure
our staff have the various outlets required to ensure they are happy at work.
We also offer a great training and study support package, which is available to all staff. DY
acknowledge that our services are a reflection of our expert staff, so we ensure they are updated
with all new legislation and CPD requirements are met and maintained.
Dyke Yaxley offer apprenticeships and trainee programmes for people of all ages. Minimum entry
requirements are five GCSE’s, A* – C, and two A-Levels, A* – C, with maths based qualifications being
desirable but not essential. Typically, we recruit for around 6-8 trainees every July to commence on
the Trainee Training Programme, and this entails are robust programme which lasts around 3-4
weeks. We utilise our expert staff to teach our trainees everything they need to know about
accounts, we also set them up on all our software including QuickBooks, pro-audit and Xero, so they
can easily assist our client’s queries.
We enrol trainees onto AAT or ACA to help with their development; this is all at the cost of the
employer and ensures the trainees get a formal qualification at the end of their study.
The Wrekin Housing Group is a socially minded organisation that prides itself on making a difference
to people’s lives, we do this by
• Providing over 13,000 homes for rent and low-cost home ownership
• Delivering care and support ranging from domiciliary care for the elderly to supported
housing and care for adults with learning difficulties, as well as dementia nursing care.
• Channelling social investment – key priorities being employability, inclusion, resilience, well-
being and the environment.
You might think of Wrekin as ‘just’ a housing and care provider, but we’re so much more than that.
We’re all about making a difference in people’s lives, whether that’s by building good quality,
affordable housing, providing the highest standard of care and support, or helping our customers
boost their income and secure job opportunities. Only the best people can help us continue to do
We are passionate about being inclusive and are recognised as a disability confident employer. We
are really proud of the positive outcomes we achieve for our customers on a daily basis – which is all
down to the hard work and effort of our staff.
We can promise you a positive working environment, flexibility and the tools and training you need
to thrive. We think you’ll like it here.
We are committed to promoting Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI). We recognise and
understand differences, promoting inclusive practice and ensure that every individual has an
opportunity to make the most of their lives and talents.
We have employment opportunities right across Telford & Wrekin, Shropshire and Staffordshire
including apprenticeship programmes.
we have apprenticeships in Business Admin, Construction and Build Environment and associated
trades, Grounds Maintenance as well as Housing, ICT, HR, Marketing, Health & Safety
Purple Frog Systems is an award winning global Data Analytics consultancy in the UK with multi-national clients in a variety of sectors from finance, retail, leisure to logistics and aerospace. We are based in The Marches at our head office on Hadley Park East in Telford, Shropshire.
What we do
We specialise in big data. Working with big brand names, we architect and design data analytics systems allowing organisations to make better use of their data through cloud based reporting solutions. We also utilise emerging technologies such as Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence to help our clients predict patterns in their data and make more informed decisions.
We support schools
We regularly sponsor STEM activities through the STEM Ambassador programme and also give talks in schools through the Enterprise Advisor scheme run by the Careers and Apprentice Company supported by Telford & Wrekin Council. Please contact us through our website if you would like us to deliver a talk in your school. We also organise and deliver talks around the World at conferences and user groups.
Work experience opportunities, apprenticeships and graduate placements are on a first come first served each year. All placements are at our offices so the ability to commute by car is essential, free parking is available on site. Our latest apprentice, Annabel, won Apprentice of the Year 2022 at Telford College.
More detail about opportunities is available here: https://www.purplefrogsystems.com/vacancies/work-experience.html
Job opportunities on our vacancies page: https://www.purplefrogsystems.com/vacancies.html
Get in touch
Purple Frog are looking for enthusiastic people who are good with numbers and puzzles. If you enjoy figuring things out, are good with computers and love working with statistics, a career with Purple Frog could be for you.