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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?
In Essex, East Suffolk and West Suffolk there are 177 dental practices, 81 pharmacies and 104 GP practices.

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Apprentice Dental Nurse : Haver Hill Dental Centre
Closing Date:
23rd September 2019
Salary:
To be agreed upon appointment
Location:
Haverhill, Suffolk
Provide efficient and reliable chair-side support to Practice Clinicians. The role will also require working in other areas of the practice such as reception, dealing with patient queries, answering the phone, taking payments and booking appointments.
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Care Support Worker (Flexible) - Robert Kett Court
Closing Date:
1st October 2019
Salary:
£8.66 per hour
Location:
Norwich, Norfolk
At Robert Kett Court, we are currently recruiting for a Care Support Worker to work days for full time or part time hours per week on a flexible rota. Robert Kett Court is a popular Housing with Care scheme, with 40 attractive, self-contained flats, which have...
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NNUH Skills Academy
Closing Date:
27th September 2019
Location:
Norwich, Norfolk
The broad programme offers 1 day per month work experience for aspiring nurses, made up of half day teaching and half day placement in clinical setting. Aimed at Year 12 students.
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Current Apprenticeships with Poultec
Poultec delivers Apprenticeships in over 20 subject areas, spanning a number industries and employers throughout the UK.
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Volunteer Activity Support Worker
Closing Date:
30th September 2019
Location:
Ipswich, Suffolk
This is an opportunity for someone who would like to share their interests and skills and supporting mature customers with learning difficulties with a range of daytime activities.
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Free Emergency Services introduction course for 16-25 year olds - Wymondham
Spend 5 days at Wymondham Fire Station. Take part in hose running, Police engagement and a road traffic collision exercise. You will also gain a First Aid at Work qualification. Enjoy a fun week Improving your Teamwork, Communication Skills and Confidence
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