Careers in Health and Social Care
Below are a range of links to useful websites to support you with your job search.
Comprehensive website with information on NHS careers, courses, financial support in education.
NHS jobs + careers advice, NHS values, making successful job applications.
An NHS careers website aimed at young people; includes a questionnaire to help you decide which NHS careers would suit you.
Nursing and Midwifery
Royal College of Nursing
Nursing and Midwifery Council
Course finder for clinical courses - use to find out about nursing courses
To search for postgraduate courses in nursing/midwifery
Social Work (Children and Families) Graduate Scheme
Social Work (Mental Health) Graduate Scheme
Social Work training scheme for graduates (also see NHS Careers website)
To search for postgraduate courses.
General Health and Social Care Job Search
Skills for Care National Graduate Training Scheme
Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner
The independent regulator of health and social care in England
Information on a wide range of job roles, post graduate courses and careers support (CV writing, interviews etc.)
A more general site with A-Z of job roles.
Career planning exercises
Careers-in-care/Think-Care-Careers.aspx - a wide range of information on various social care careers
Information about roles in the Allied Health Professions, e.g. Physiotherapy, Dietitian, Chiropody
Jobs with Charities
When looking for your next role, keep an open mind as what and where it may be. There are many charities that offer interesting (paid) opportunities within the health and social care sector. Below are listed a few that may be of interest, for a more comprehensive directory of charities, see https://www.charitychoice.co.uk/
Scope - disability charity.
Charity which supports people with cystic fibrosis.
Charity which supports children with disabilities.
Charity supporting deafblind people.
Charity supporting children with learning disabilities.
Charity supporting older people
Charity supporting children
Charity working against human slavery and trafficking
Supports homeless people, particularly those with mental health issues, drug or alcohol dependency.
Supports homeless people.
London based charity supporting homeless people.
National charity supporting homeless people.
St Christopher’s, a charity which works with vulnerable children and young people.