For Hospital Staff Information for Hospital Staff Walter Cooper Professional Development Bursary Walter Cooper is donating £10,000 worth of continuing professional development to East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust staff. This is a dream opportunity, open to anyone who works for the Trust, for learning, training or qualifications that might not have been considered possible due to cost. The total bursary may go to one candidate or divided between several. Please complete this form to apply. Alternatively, you can email your application to [email protected] or post it to East and North Hertfordshire Hospitals' Charity, Frogmore Building, Flat 63, Lister Hospital, Coreys Mill Lane, Stevenage, SG1 4AB Applications are invited using any media - video, email or letter - and will be assessed by a panel representing all Trust departments. Shortlisted candidates will then be invited to a face-to-face interview. Closing date for applications is 17 November. Your application should include: What training or development course you would like to undertake Why this opportunity would make a difference to you personally, your career and to your role within the Trust The expected start and completion dates The cost Details of other routes you have investigated to pursue this development opportunity and reasons why you haven’t been able to do it before. Reasons may include cost, childcare commitments, caring duties etc. If you have any questions or would like to chat before you apply, please contact either:Natalie Pattison on [email protected] or 07543 220056George Stephens on [email protected] or 07879 114976 Terms and conditions The panel’s decision is final. The training or development opportunity must have your manager’s approval. The £10,000 may be awarded to one applicant or divided among several applicants. If you leave the Trust within 3 months of the end date of your training, you will be required to pay back the full cost; if you leave within 18 months, you will be required to pay back 50% of the cost. The successful applicant(s) will be required to provide photos and quotes to be used in marketing materials for East and North Hertfordshire Hospitals’ Charity. Closing date for applications is 17 November.