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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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Care Assistant Apprentice - Chilton Croft
Closing Date:
17th July 2020
Salary:
£150
Location:
Sudbury, Suffolk
Chilton Croft is a 32 bedded home that houses over 65s with dementia and/or physical difficulties. Desired skillsGood communication skillsGreat customer service skillsWillingness to learn and develop within the roleDemonstratable interest in working with the e...
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Apprenticeship In Dental Nursing : Christchurch Dental Practice
Closing Date:
27th July 2020
Salary:
£145.25 p/w
Location:
Ipswich, Suffolk
This dental practice is looking to recruit a dental nursing apprentice. As part of this role you will be required to study towards the Dental Nurse Level 3 Apprenticeship with Colchester Institute, attending college one day per week.
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Business Administration Apprentice
Closing Date:
6th July 2020
Salary:
£155.62 per week
Location:
Norwich, Norfolk
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Level 2 Business Administration Apprentice to work for NCHC NHS Trust within Autism Service Norfolk. This is an Adult Autism Diagnostic Service that offers diagnostic assessments alongside some pre and post diagnostic s...
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Celebration of Achievement
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Event Date:
29th June 2020
Location:
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
We would be delighted if you could join us to celebrate the successes and achievements of our students at West Suffolk College, at this year’s Celebration of Achievement digital event on Monday 29 June. Due to the circumstances, we are hosting this event onlin...
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Year 10/11: Introduction to the Allied Health Professions
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Event Date:
26th June 2020
Location:
ONLINE WEBINAR
This webinar is designed for students in years 10 and 11 and will provide participants with an overview of the 15 AHPs, the benefits of being an AHP and answer any questions that students may have.
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Support Worker HL2
Closing Date:
3rd July 2020
Salary:
£9.00 per hour
Location:
Wroxham, Norwich, Norfolk
You will be an essential part of the team, promoting the well-being and providing the highest quality of care to residents.
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