Work experience



Searching for a work experience placement?

The UKTS might just be your perfect fit!

Who can apply?

This role is open individuals ages 16 and above- some duties will only be open to university students.

During your work experience placement, you will contribute to the flow of office procedures and support the Management Team and the Trustees by carrying out common office duties. In addition, the UKTS will provide experience that enhances your learning prospects and professional development for future employment.

Please note we will specifically set you tasks to match your preferred field.

What subject areas are being covered?

Human Sciences

Reviewing scientific papers, NICE guidelines research, NHS events in hospitals, making and editing patient leaflets, writing science articles for our newsletters and marketing platforms.


Quality of Life data, depression and cognitive and behavioural therapy (CBT)/behavioural change, Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and motivational interviewing.


Operation of a non-profit business.


Department, Legal Policy, International Law, Health Ministers & government, All Party Parliament Group (APPG) Project.


Introduction to teaching, planning and delivering sessions and webinars for individuals with thalassaemia and their families. Conduct awareness presentations on behalf of the UKTS.

Computer Science

Front-end and back-end developing, coding, MS Access database.

Photography, Art & Design

Videography, editing and photography, interior design in office, Presentation at events.

Media and Marketing

Promotional material including patient leaflets and event posters, social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Social Media, blogs and website content, magazine articles, emailing newsletters.


Research and design meal plans for those living with thalassaemia.


Gain experience in print, broadcast and photojournalism.

What will the UKTS expect from me?

        • Come as scheduled and on time
        • Have passion, dedication and drive
        • Be reliable and responsible
        • Have patience and empathy
        • Be a team player
        • Carry out tasks efficiently and honestly
        • Ask for help when you need it
        • Keep internal information confidential
        • Be authentic
        • Comply with the policies and procedures of UKTS

I am interest what are my next steps?

If a work experience placement with the UKTS interests you, please apply by email to: office@ukts.org

Your application must include an up-to-date CV and a cover letter explaining how your experience, skills and knowledge make you suitable for the role.