People are at the heart of healthcare and social services. If you have a passion for improving lives, a career in this field could be for you. There’s plenty of hard work and long hours but the rewards are worth it. These jobs bring the unique satisfaction of knowing you're helping people who need it.
In healthcare, you could work with the public or provide behind-the-scenes support. As well as doctors, nurses, and other care-giving roles, there are opportunities for accountants, chefs, software designers and more.
In social services you'll find roles in social work and social care, working with adults or young people with a variety of needs and in different settings. You could support vulnerable people in overcoming their personal issues and achieving their aspirations.
Want to know more from people with experience?
My World of Work Live hosted virtual Meet The Experts sessions to find out about professions across various industries, from people with first-hand experience
We’ve picked out some of the best advice from Healthcare professionals working across the sector. Check out the videos below to find the answers to questions like:
- What subjects would you recommend for someone interested in Healthcare?
- What skills are required for your role in Public Health?
- What’s the best way to get work experience to enhance my CV?
- Do you need to go to university to get a job in Healthcare?