Working in the health or social care sector can be extremely rewarding. Health care can include caring for patients in a hospital, dentist, opticians, pharmacy and in people’s homes but there are also support roles which are essential to the day-to-day running of the health service.
Social care involves looking after people in different locations such as residential care or in their own home. There are opportunities to work with people with learning disabilities, physical abilities, mental health, and elderly people.
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- Health and social care is one of the largest employment sectors across Norfolk and Suffolk with over 103,000 jobs
- Adult social care is growing and the number of social care jobs will increase by 350,000 by 2020
- There are around 150,000 full-time equivalent doctors, and over 300,000 nurses in the NHS
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