HNY Ambassadors

Inspire our future workforce and become a health and care ambassador.

HNY Ambassador programme 

Inspiring the future health and care workforce 

Young people enjoy learning when it involves employers. They value their expertise and are exposed to careers they may never have considered. Engaging with young people through the HNY Ambassador programme can help them become more confident and better prepared for the world of work. 

The HNY Ambassador programme provides access to employers and their staff who will share their experiences of working in a variety health and social care roles. Take a look at the career pathways in health and social care for more information on the roles available in Humber and North Yorkshire. The pathways information also include a variety of local video case studies which help bring many of the roles ‘to life’. 

About the programme

The ambassador programme aims to:  

  • Attract the future health and care workforce by getting young people interested in different roles and professions within the sector  
  • Develop the talent pool and ensure a skilled workforce in the future  
  • Help young people make informed choices and consider the full range of roles and professions within health and care, help to dispel myths and  
  • Ensure young people have a realistic view of the world of work and the routes into it ensure the future workforce is representative of the communities it serve 

Who are our ambassadors? 

  • Aged 17+ and at various stages of their career or study  
  • People who want to make a difference  
  • From a vast range of health and care careers – more than just Nurses!  
  • Have taken a variety of different pathways – university, apprenticeship or direct employment 

What do they do?  

  • Complete at least one voluntary activity each year – though many do much more!  
  • Deliver a range of activities, from career talks to practical workshops  
  • Visit or host primary and secondary schools, colleges, and youth and community organisations  
  • Help find the right people to work in health and care 

Registration and requests

If you would like to request an ambassador, or, would like to register your employer as an ambassador, please complete the relevant form below and email it to the team at [email protected]