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At some point in our lives we will probably all have to call upon the emergency services for help. One of the main reasons why people choose a career in the emergency services is the opportunity to make a real difference to other people’s lives.

Take a look at the various links and job roles below to see what could be in store for you.

  • The three most commonly used emergency services in the UK are the police, fire service and emergency medical service. Other services available include mountain rescue, cave rescue, coastguard and lifeboat. 
  • In 2021 there were approximately 160 thousand police officers in the United Kingdom.
  • In 2019 Approximately 279.5 thousand of the accident and emergency attendances that took place were by ambulance.
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Physical Education • Biology • Chemistry • Computing and ICT  • Languages • Maths • Physics • Business • Psychology • Law • English

Jobs ideas for this industry:

Police OfficerParamedic • Emergency Care Assistant • Fire Fighter Emergency Call HandlerEmergency Medical Technician • Life Guard • Emergency Medicine (For more, check out the Job Areas below!)

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Explore this industry in detail through the job areas below which include detailed job ideas, local employers and opportunities. 

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH)
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