Want to progress your career in health and social care – or wondering how to get started? Here you can find information and links to organisations that can help you take your next step – or your first step – in your career in the health and care sector in Suffolk and North East Essex…
You can explore a vast array of roles and career paths within the NHS here. You’ll also find more information about the NHS and what it’s like working within the sector including case studies, FAQs, news, glossary and more!
Helpline: 0345 60 60 655
Health Education England
Health Education England (HEE) works with a range of partners to ensure that the NHS workforce has the necessary skills, knowledge and values they need for staff (and the NHS as a whole) to succeed. On the HEE website, you can find information and advice on the types of training available in your area, as well as wider guidance about healthcare careers.
HEE’s Health and Care Academies gives students and young people the chance to find out about life working as a healthcare professional, learn skills, gain experience and plan for their future careers.
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Here you can take the careers quiz to find what NHS job role might be for you based on your skills and interests, as well as potential career opportunities in Suffolk and Norfolk. You’ll also find vacancies and careers resources (such as their CV wizard) on the website.
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Skills For Care
There are lots of different roles within social care – from direct care roles (working directly with people, of any age and background, who need support and care), management roles, and a wealth of other regulated professional roles – so if you like working with others and want to help people in your community, this sector offers a rewarding, long-term career for almost everyone.
Skills for Care is an excellent resource for candidates interested in getting started in social care or wanting to find out more about the sector. On their website, you can find information about some of the various job roles available, case studies, employment advice, personality quizzes, key contacts, and a lot more.