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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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Apprentice Medical Receptionist
Closing Date:
31st May 2019
Salary:
£144.30 per week
Location:
Norwich, Norfolk
The Trinity and Bowthorpe Medical Practice are looking for an apprentice to join their current reception/admin team. The role will include working on reception and speaking face to face with patients and visitors along with working in the back office, answerin...
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Environmental & Logistics Operative Apprenticeship
Closing Date:
24th May 2019
Location:
Gorleston, Norfolk
The James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust serves a population of around 230,000 people in the Great Yarmouth, Lowestoft and Waveney areas. The Trust provides an integrated hospital and community children’s service.
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Healthcare Assistant Apprentice
Closing Date:
26th May 2019
Salary:
£146.25 per week
Location:
Norwich, Norfolk
We are looking to appoint enthusiastic and well-motivated people to various Apprentice Health Care Assistant positions studying towards a nationally recognised Healthcare Support Worker Apprenticeship at Level 2 for a 14 month fixed term post.
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Nurse Associate Apprentice
Closing Date:
26th May 2019
Salary:
£18,813.00
Location:
Norwich, Norfolk
This is a developmental role for 2 years. The Apprentice will work towards progression into the post of Nursing Associate through successful completion of the Nursing Associate training programme which includes the attainment of a level 5 Foundation Degree equ...
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DROP IN - TUESDAY & FRIDAY 9AM - 3PM. IT for Beginners - Food Hygiene - Self Employment - CSCS (Construction Health & Safety) - CV Writing and more...
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Apprentice Brain Injury Rehabilitation Assistant : Headway Suffolk
Closing Date:
24th May 2019
Salary:
£136.90 p/w
Location:
Ipswich, Suffolk
Assisting all clients within the Ipswich hub with activities, personal care, meals, drinks, etc, and working with the team of staff, paying attention to policies and procedures to ensure compliance with regulations.
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