With a variety of job roles, working hours and locations available, there’s a career in health and care that accommodates every lifestyle.

Many jobs offer great career prospects, with opportunities to develop and progress. There’ll always be new and exciting roles for you to explore.

The information below includes specific roles and job descriptions, the qualifications you’d need and the ways you can progress in any field. Start your rewarding career, here…

Allied health professionals

e.g. physiotherapist, occupational therapist, radiographer

Ambulance service team

e.g. paramedic, call handler, emergency care assistant

Care and support work

e.g. care worker, activities worker, manager

Dental team

e.g. hygienist, nurse, dentist


e.g. anaesthetic, general practice, psychiatry

Healthcare science

e.g. pathology, toxicology, decontamination services

Information technology

e.g. clinical informatics, education and training roles, information management


e.g. registered care manager, human resources manager, practice manager

Medical associate professions

e.g. physician associate, surgical care practitioner


e.g. mental health nurse, children’s nurse, theatre nurse


e.g. pharmacist, pharmacy assistant, pharmacy technician

Psychological therapies

e.g. counsellor, psychotherapist, clinical psychologist

Public health

e.g. health visitor, public health nurse, school nurse

Social work

e.g. adult’s social worker, children’s social worker

Wider Services

e.g. catering, maintenance, domestic services

Work experience placements

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