About the Healthcare Industry

The largest employer in the healthcare sector by far is the NHS, employing over 1.6 million people in the UK.

The NHS deals with over 1 million patients every 36 hours and with the UK population expected to increase to 71.04 million by 2020 this is likely to rise.

There are over 300 different job roles in the NHS from consultant doctors, nurses, midwives, radiographers, healthcare scientists through to non-clinical roles such as IT specialists, electricians, finance managers and engineers.

Norfolk is home to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, one of the largest hospitals in the UK. The hospital is a teaching centre for nurses (adult and children's), midwives, doctors, therapists and operating department practitioners. It hosts the Norwich GP speciality training scheme.

For further information on how to get a job in the NHS, take a look at the NHS careers website or try the ‘Step into the NHS’ careers tool which will introduce you to over 60 careers requiring a variety of academic abilities.

The NHS is not the only employer in healthcare, a quarter of the healthcare workforce is employed in the private sector working for organisations such as Bupa, Care UK, BMI Healthcare and Spire Healthcare.

Careers in healthcare can be challenging but they can also be very rewarding. If you have empathy for others and a strong desire to help other people with their physical health, this industry could be the one for you.

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The NHS in England deals with over 1 million patients every 36 hours.

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Performance and Information Apprentice
Closing Date:
26th March 2019
Salary:
£ 146.25 per week
Location:
Norwich
The Performance and Information Team are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated individual who will take a friendly and positive approach to dealing with staff, key stakeholders (both internal and external) and the general public.
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Medical Records Technician RPA 506163
Closing Date:
28th March 2019
Salary:
8.95 per hour
Location:
RAF Lakenheath, Suffolk
Full Time 37.50 hours per week. DESCRIPTION: You will perform records work concerned with reviewing, analyzing, processing and maintaining medical records; compiling or extracting medical records data to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements; and pe...
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Career Information Session at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust!
Location:
Norwich
We will be holding an 'Apprenticeship and Career Information Session' on Saturday 23rd March in the East Atrium (Level 1, East Block of the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital).
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Support Worker Vacancy Oaklands Residential Home
Closing Date:
29th March 2019
Salary:
Up to £8.40 per hour + £500 Welcome Bonus
Location:
Diss, Suffolk
A new month has just arrived! Why don’t you start yours with a new career at Kingsley Healthcare! Join us and help us change lives. We are looking for a compassionate, supportive and kind Support Worker to become part of our proud team at Oaklands Residential....
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Support Worker Vacancy Hadleigh Nursing Home
Closing Date:
29th March 2019
Salary:
Up to £9.00 per hour + £500 Welcome Bonus
Location:
Hadleigh, Suffolk
Fall in love with a career at Kingsley Healthcare! Are you looking to join a remarkable care home team? Join us and help us change lives. We are looking for a compassionate, supportive and kind Support Worker to become part of our proud team at Hadleigh Nursin...
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Support Worker Vacancy Allonsfield House
Closing Date:
29th March 2019
Salary:
Up to £8.50 per hour + £500 Welcome Bonus
Location:
Woodbridge, Suffolk
A new month has just arrived! Why don’t you start yours with a new career at Kingsley Healthcare! Join us and help us change lives. We are looking for a compassionate, supportive and kind Support Worker to become part of our proud team at Allonsfield House Res...
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