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Working in Health & Social Care

Working In Health

Working in health care is about supporting people with their health needs. Health roles can be clinical for example a doctor or physiotherapist and non-clinical like a hospital receptionist. Health roles can be in hospitals, GP practices, health centres and clinics.

Visit NHS Health Careers to read about some of the many roles in health.

Allied Health Professionals are the third largest workforce in the NHS, with 14 different roles.  Click here to find out more.

Speech and Language Therapy is one of the  Allied Health Professionals roles, which offers an exciting and varied career. Hear from local speech and language therapists and assistants about why they chose this rewarding profession, their varied routes into their roles, and tips to help you consider a career in this field.

Hear also from other local health professionals about their different jobs.

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Working In Social Care

Working in social care is about providing personal and practical support to help people live their lives. Social care roles can be in a care or nursing homes, councils, schools, charities and small community based organisations.

Visit  Skills for Care to find out about the many roles in social care.

Also visit A Question of Care: A Career for YOU? to find out what it’s like to work in social care and hear from care workers who share their own experiences.  You will also find information to help you find a rewarding job that can turn into a long-term career.

Hear from local social care professionals about their different jobs.

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