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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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Health Care Assistant
Closing Date:
1st June 2020
Salary:
£18,005-£19,337 pa pro ra
Location:
Great Yarmouth
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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Support Worker - Independence Plus Service
Closing Date:
8th June 2020
Salary:
£8.72 per hour starting rate (+up to 8% employer’s pension contribution)
Location:
Haverhill, Suffolk
Are you passionate about ensuring the best opportunities for vulnerable adults? Do you want to work for an award-winning social care company? Do you have the skills to support our customers to lead an independent life?
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Current Vacancies
Closing Date:
8th June 2020
Location:
Wroxham, Bury St Edmunds, Sudbury, Ipswich, Colchester
We are committed to providing the highest quality care possible, they take great pride in providing tailored care and support to meet the individual needs of each resident, in a friendly, warm, welcoming and supportive atmosphere.
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Part Time Support Workers
Closing Date:
1st June 2020
Salary:
£8.52 per hour
Location:
Fakenham, Norfolk
FitzRoy Registered Care service in Fakenham provides care & support for 7 residents with learning disabilities and physical disabilities. We are seeking exceptional new support workers to join our friendly team– could this be you? Day - Part Time (22.5 h...
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CAREGiver's - Various Shifts Available
Closing Date:
25th June 2020
Salary:
£9.50 - £19 per hour
Location:
Norwich, Norfolk
We are looking for friendly, kind, and compassionate people who like to spend time with older people and build a friendly and professional relationship. Don’t worry if you don’t have sector experience, we have extensive training and on-going development opport...
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Evening CAREGivers
Closing Date:
25th June 2020
Salary:
£9.50 - £19 per hour
Location:
Norwich, Norfolk
We are looking for friendly, kind and compassionate people to help our elderly clients living in and around Norwich with their evening routines, between 5pm and 10pm. Job responsibilities may include meal preparation, assisting with personal care and social ac...
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