Reach your #futuregoals.
Health and Social Care is one of the UK’s fastest growing employment sectors looking for many people who can make a difference to those in need.
Registered General Nurse, Operating Department Practitioner, Doctor and Health Care Assistant are just some of the jobs roles you could do and with the average salary in the health industry being £33,000 a year, it’s a great career option.
Skills or knowledge you may need for some of these jobs include: being able to work with lots of different types of people and patients and knowing how best to communicate with them, strong planning and organisational skills, a good understanding of mental health, leadership skills and the ability to train and teach others.
Want to know more about job roles?
Search for more health and social care job roles to learn about what skills you’ll need for each role, what tasks you’d do in an average day at work, what you could earn and what steps to take next.
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Not ready for full time work yet?
For some jobs you may need more qualifications than you’ve already got so an apprenticeship or university course will help you get the skills, qualifications and training you need to start your career.
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