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Starting your career

Looking for a career change, returning to work, or starting your working life? There are many opportunities for career development in care and health.

If you want to make a difference, somewhere in your community there’s a job that you can do to help others. You don’t need any previous qualifications or experience, as you will be supported in the workplace.

For information on starting your career, visit Skills for Care.

For information about a career in health, visit Health Careers.

Need support looking for a job?

The National Careers Service offer a range of support services, including advice on how to produce a CV, interview skills, and job search techniques. This free service is available to all adults who are in receipt of a Job Centre benefit.

To request support, visit the National Careers Service.

Opportunities for students

Gaining valuable experience as a Care and Support Worker, alongside your studies, you can earn money and support your career development.  You might be thinking of becoming a Social Worker, an Occupational Therapist, a Psychologist, a Midwife, a Nurse, a Registered Manager or starting a vast number of exciting roles in health and social care.

Apply for a job in care and health now.