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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!

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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Support Worker : Homely House
Closing Date:
3rd April 2019
Salary:
£8.40 per hour
Location:
Ixworth, Suffolk
About Leaf Care ServicesWe are dementia care specialists who started out 10 years ago with one service user in Norfolk, we now look after over 250 people in their own homes and residential care. We have grown rapidly and now employ over 130 carers and offer a...
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Medical Records Technician RPA 506163
Closing Date:
28th March 2019
Salary:
8.95 per hour
Location:
RAF Lakenheath, Suffolk
Full Time 37.50 hours per week. DESCRIPTION: You will perform records work concerned with reviewing, analyzing, processing and maintaining medical records; compiling or extracting medical records data to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements; and pe...
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Supporting students
Location:
Ditchingham, Bungay, Lowestoft, Suffolk
We support students aged 14 years and over seeking work experience through their school or college and offer voluntary work placements for students taking part in the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme.
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Apprentice Receptionist - Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital
Closing Date:
17th March 2019
Salary:
£138.75 per week
Location:
Norwich
We welcome applications from individuals wishing to become an Apprentice and gain experience in the NHS. You will develop new skills and knowledge whilst working with an established team gaining valuable work experience and a recognised apprenticeship qualifi...
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Apprentice Administration Assistant - Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital
Closing Date:
17th March 2019
Salary:
£138.75 per week
Location:
Norwich
At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we...
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Career Information Session at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust!
Location:
Norwich
We will be holding an 'Apprenticeship and Career Information Session' on Saturday 23rd March in the East Atrium (Level 1, East Block of the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital).
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