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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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Apprenticeship - Adult Social Care
Closing Date:
31st December 2019
Salary:
At least national minimum training salary
Location:
Suffolk
Various appointments with employers / opportunities across Suffolk. Are you considering an apprenticeship in Health and Social Care but not sure where to start? If you consider yourself to be a caring, compassionate individual, then we can support you in fi...
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Care Support Worker (Dementia) - High Haven
Salary:
£8.28 per hour
Location:
Downham Market, Norfolk
High Haven is recruiting a passionate Care Support Worker who has a keen interest in Dementia Care. This position requires you to work days for 30 hours per week. High Haven is a purpose-built residential home, situated in the historic West Norfolk town of...
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Care Support Worker (Nights) - High Haven
Salary:
£8.28 per hour
Location:
Downham Market, Norfolk
High Haven is recruiting a Care Support Worker to work nights for various hours per week. High Haven is a purpose-built residential home, situated in the historic West Norfolk town of Downham Market. The home provides excellent care for up to 39 residents w...
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Care Team Leader - Lloyd Court
Salary:
£9.30 per hour
Location:
Holt, Norfolk
Lloyd Court is a Housing with Care scheme with 40 attractive, self-contained flats, which all have twenty-four-hour access to care. The scheme enjoys a great location on the North Norfolk coast, in the quiet village of High Kelling. The flats are within easy r...
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Flexible Care Team Leader - St Nicholas House
Salary:
£9/.30 per hour
Location:
Dereham, Norfolk
St Nicholas House is a purpose-built home located in the South Norfolk town of Dereham. The home provides excellent residential care for up to 38 people and there is a specialist Dementia Care unit for six people. Other facilities include a range of communal a...
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Care Support Worker - Green Lane View
Salary:
£8.28 per hour
Location:
Aylsham, Norfolk
Green Lane View is a popular Housing with Care scheme with 30 flats, which all have 24-hour access to care. We provide care and support to the tenants, who live in their flats under a tenancy agreement. Green Lane View is located on the outskirts of the market...
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