15 September 2015
Reece Wright is an engineering apprentice at the Royal Free London. Here he answers our questions about his work in the NHS.
What training/qualifications have you done to get to where you are now?
I completed my GCSEs then one year at college (studying media, electronics and CAD). I currently undertake planned engineering training – identified through my appraisal at the trust.
Why do you do what you do?
To gain knowledge and experience in the engineering field and find my chosen career path.
What is the best thing about your role?
I am working on a wide range of electrical and mechanical equipment and services, and I get to meet a wide range of people along the way.
Why do you like working at the Royal Free London?
I was born here! Joke! But seriously the organisation is ever changing, I did my work experience here and feel I am growing with it. With its achievements, growth and redevelopment I am proud to work here.
What would you say to someone considering a career in the NHS?
You are given opportunities and training to progress in your career. It can be bumpy at times but the outcome of acquiring the qualification and knowledge can open doors along the way.
What did you want to be when you were little?
An artist or footballer, I use to play in a club.