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Careers in Health & Social Care

Interested in a career in health and social care? You’re in the right place; there are hundreds of different job roles within the sector, and we can help find the right one for you. From doctors and nurses, to management roles, to social workers, to care workers – and everything in between – the opportunities on offer are nearly endless.

For anyone working within health and social care in Suffolk and North East Essex, each day is different, and rewarding in its own way. Everyone within the multidisciplinary teams that work in the sector has something to offer, each of them playing a vital role in the health and wellbeing of people in their local community.

Here you can find some useful information about the many career paths within the health and social care sector in Suffolk and North East Essex; click through to find out more about each career profile, jobs within that area, resources, testimonials, links for support and more.

Find out more about individual career paths in health and social care, including entry requirements for a range of job roles within the sector, below…

Allied Health Professionals

Currently the third-largest clinical workforce in health and care, click through to find out more about Allied Health Professional roles…

Ambulance Service

The Ambulance Service is more than just blue lights and sirens; click to discover more about the multi-skilled teams providing emergency care to patients…

Dental

Dental care is an important element of healthcare for all – and there is a range of career opportunities within the sector. Click to find out more…

Doctors

A career as a Doctor takes a lot of training, but the personal and career rewards are notable – knowing you’re making a real difference in patients’ lives. Click to discover more…

Health Informatics

Health informatics is the practical application of information technology within the healthcare sector, to transform the delivery of patient care. Click below to read more…

Healthcare Sciences

If you’re passionate about helping others and have an interest and aptitude for science, one of the 50 specialisms of healthcare science might be for you; click below to explore…

Management and Non-Clinical Roles

The healthcare sector relies on more than medical and clinical professionals; management and administrative staff are integral to the effective delivery of patient care…

Medical Associate Professionals

The emergence of Medical Associate Professional roles within the health and care sector supports doctors in maintaining continuity of patient care. Find out more…

Midwifery

Midwives play an important role in providing invaluable knowledge and care to women and their families throughout pregnancy and childbirth. Click through to explore the role

Nursing

A career in nursing can be extremely varied and rewarding, providing essential care to patients with all kinds of health problems. Click to explore nursing roles…

Pharmacy

Pharmacists are highly knowledgeable about medicine and how to apply it safely and appropriately to treat a range of conditions effectively… discover more about pharmacy roles

Psychological Professions

Psychological professionals help people with mental health problems to develop ways of coping with and managing their conditions. Click to read more details about this career path…

Public Health

Professionals in the field of public health work hard promote a healthy lifestyle to patients in the community and make positive differences in their lives. Click for more info

Social Care

Social care focuses on non-medical areas of patients’ lives, providing social and emotional, as well as physical, support to people in the community. Click to find out more