About the NHS

The NHS was launched in 1948 with a view to providing the residents of the UK with a good healthcare service regardless of their financial circumstances.

With the exception of some charges for prescriptions and optical and dental services the NHS remains free for anyone who is a UK resident.

With over 350 different career options within the NHS, there is almost something to suit everybody. You could work directly with patients, out in the community, in an ambulance trust or in hospitals, this could be in a clinical or non-clinical role.

You can enter the NHS whatever your background, previous work experience and qualifications and there is plenty of potential for progression once you are in, which will allow you to develop and fulfill your potential.

Follow the various career pathway links to find out what steps you need to take to start your NHS career!

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Business Administration Apprenticeship - Ixworth Surgery
Closing Date:
20th March 2024
Salary:
£ 10158.72 per year
Location:
Ixworth, Suffolk
Employer Description Ixworth Surgery is a Medical Practice in Ixworth that aims to provide a high standard of medical care in a friendly and professional manner. Main description Ixworth Surgery is a general practice dispensing medical surgery, with an onsite....
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Business Administration Apprentice with Wickham Market Medical Centre
Applications for this role are now closed
Closing Date:
20th January 2024
Salary:
£9,609.60 a year
Location:
Wickham Market, Suffolk
We are looking for an administrator to train up to become part of the Admin Team. Preparing medical reports, making reminder letters on the clinical system, and dealing with discharge summaries transmitted electronically from the hospitals. Interesting role co...
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Next Gen - Health & Care
Are you aged 16-30 and want to work in Health and Social Care?
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Suffolk One Careers Event (online)
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Event Date:
17th February 2022
Location:
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hello all! As you all know we are now in more of a process of becoming a Certified Training Centre, as part of this we are beginning to see the start of our Granduate Programme for young people to take shape, this new scheme will be known as "UGrad+" Why UGrad...
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NEW 'SUPPORTED' EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
From November 2021, East Coast Community Healthcare are looking to take on 18 individuals to complete a 6-month paid employment programme with them.
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'A fantastic opportunity' - Work to start on new Norfolk nursing school
Work is set to start soon on a new school of nursing in west Norfolk.The £600,000 facility will be run at the College of West Anglia in partnership with the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) in King's Lynn.
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