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Overview

The Health and Social Care industry has a huge range of career opportunities for people from all academic backgrounds.

Healthcare is all about helping people who have problems with their physical health this could be in a hospital, surgery, dentists, opticians, pharmacy and in people’s homes. Some job roles will require professional qualifications whilst others will have on the job training.

Everybody at some point in their lives will be dependent upon the skills of a healthcare professional, in fact the NHS is one of the largest employers in the world.
The Social care side is more about helping people in the community and giving them support to improve their lives. A career in social care may involve working with children, young people, the elderly, people with disabilities, people with mental health issues and offenders.

Care is the key, if you care about the well-being of others, have excellent interpersonal skills, bucket loads of patience and you want to make a difference, a career in health and social care could be for you!

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Did You Know?
Ongoing improvements in medicines and care mean that life expectancy in the UK is increasing - currently 79 years for men and 83 years for women which almost 30 years higher than a century ago.

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Dental Nurse Apprentice - Dentata Charter
Closing Date:
25th January 2021
Salary:
£300 per week
Location:
Newmarket, Suffolk
Employer DescriptionDentata Charta Dental Centre Is a Private and NHS practice based in Newmarket Suffolk. We have an opportunity for an apprentice dental nurse to join our team. The role will involve: Chair side support for the Dentists and Hygienists in the....
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National Apprenticeship Week 2021 Online Live Q&A
Event Date:
9th February 2021
Location:
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
Join us for an Online Live Q&A Event 9 February at 7pm Perfect for anyone interested in starting an apprenticeship. Register to join at www.wsc.ac.uk/naw2021 Join us to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week 2021, our videos will be released during the week b...
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Morning CAREGivers
Closing Date:
16th February 2021
Salary:
£9.50 - £19 per hour
Location:
Norwich, Norfolk
Home Instead Senior Care provides high quality care to the private client market. We care for our colleagues as much as we care for our clients; we treat them like family.
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Night Work CAREGiver
Closing Date:
16th February 2021
Salary:
£9.50 - £19 per hour
Location:
Norwich, Norfolk
We are looking for Night Work CAREGivers to join our team. The role would be based in our clients' house throughout the night. You will be required to assist the clients during the night, but would be able to sleep when the client is asleep.
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Evening CAREGivers
Closing Date:
16th February 2021
Salary:
£9.50 - £19 per hour
Location:
Norwich, Norfolk
Home Instead Senior Care provides high quality care to the private client market. We care for our colleagues as much as we care for our clients; we treat them like family.
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Weekend CAREGivers
Closing Date:
16th February 2021
Salary:
£9.50 - £19 per hour
Location:
Norwich, Norfolk
We build great friendships and assist older people who need a little, or a lot of help to complete the activities we may take for granted in our daily life.
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