Below is a list of the resources, documents and links to websites and organisations which can help you find out about roles in the NHS and plan your career path.
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The Careers Hub team have worked closely with our partners to create lots of profiles of current members of NHS staff. The profiles will tell you about the role they perform, what they get paid and what their career journey has been so far. You can also download the profiles to print and some contain links to video interviews.
These short videos give an insight into lots of different people and the job they do working in the NHS. This is a great way to find out about many of the roles that you could pursue in your career.
The Health Careers Website provides a great resource for anyone thinking about a career in healthcare. They have descriptions of 100s of different types of jobs in the NHS as well as information on how to train or progress into those roles. This is great place to find out about the options available and what is required. As well as role descriptions the site has career planning sections and personal stories and accounts from NHS staff. For those who want to find out about what they could do in the future or learn more about what they need to achieve their goals this a fantastic starting point.
The College of Occupational Therapists' website has lots of information and resources to help you find out more about being an OT. There are a variety of short videos to watch, a handy careers book to download and case studies from actual OT students giving you a really good insight into the role. There's also a useful FAQ guide with tips on how to apply for courses in occupational therapy.
The Careers Hub have worked in partnership with local schools and our partner organisations to create video interviews of NHS staff from around Greater Manchester. The link below will take you to a list of the profiles we have that have videos attached to them, most of which were produced by local school students.