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A Question of Care

This online quiz will help learners to find out whether they have the right skills and values to work in care.

National School of Healthcare Science

For careers in healthcare science, delve into this website for relevant events and training information, as well as the different roles.

NHS Jobs Notifications guide 2020

This easy 5-step guide tells applicants how to set up Health and Social Care vacancy notifications.

Supporting Information Guide 2020

Supporting information, as you probably know, is often an employer's main focus when recruiting. This handy guide shows how to make a learner's application the best it can be.

NHS Jobs Web Guide

Find out how to get the most out of the NHS Jobs site with this useful guide.

The Wow Show Health Careers Special

There’s much more to a career in health than being a doctor or nurse. Find out about the exciting and fulfilling roles of 150,000 Allied Health Professionals that make up a third of the NHS workforce.

The Wow Show Health Careers Video Library

The WOW Show is an award-winning live online channel made to inspire young people about their futures. Their shows shine a spotlight on different healthcare sectors and the opportunities they offer people.

Health Education England Video Library

Find out how Health Education England (HEE) delivers excellent healthcare to patients and how they train their workforce.

Allied Health Professionals - A Universe of Opportunities for your AHP Career

This video aims to inspire, motivate and unleash an often untapped talent amongst Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) across the country. Find out what roles are in this diverse sector.

BBC Bitesize - Careers in Healthcare

Meet individuals who have found their dream career in Health and Social Care and see first hand what they do day-to-day.

Empathy: the Human Connection to Patient Care

Find out what empathy really means with this video. Patient care is more than just healing - it's building a connection that encompasses the mind, body and soul.

Health Careers Video Library

The Health Careers channel offers careers information on a range of career opportunities in the health sector. As well as offering careers information to anyone interested in working for in health, it offers materials and resources that support employers, schools, colleges and careers advisors.

NHS England and NHS Improvement Video Library

Whatever their skills, qualifications or interests, there is a career for everyone in the NHS and there’s never been a better time to join. Find out why here.

From the Cradle to the Grave – Explore roles in the NHS

A beautiful insight into the world of Health and Social Care and why it's one of the most worthwhile sectors you can work in.

Alison Agboola - Directorate Manager of Adult Theatres and Sterile Services

I’m Alison, Directorate Manager of Adult Theatres and Sterile Services, which means I am in charge of a large department of operating theatres within the Manchester Royal Infirmary and Sterile Services.

Chris Davidson - Dementia Nurse Specialist

Chris is a Dementia Nurse Specialist working with patients in both the Royal Bolton Hospital and the Bolton Community as part of Bolton NHS Foundation Trust.

Chris Naylor - Administration Assistant

Chris is an Administration Assistant and works as part of a team within the Programme Management Office, based at the Trust Headquarters at Bolton NHS Foundation Trust.

Ester Steel - Associate Director of Corporate Governance and Public Engagement

Esther is the Associate Director of Corporate Governance and Public Engagement/Trust Secretary at Bolton NHS Foundation Trust and reports directly to the Chair and Chief Executive of the Trust, working closely with them to ensure that the business of the Trust runs smoothly.

Joanne Cowie - District Nurse Team Leader

Joanne is a District Nurse Team Leader at Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

Katie Cortvriend - Care Assistant

Katie is a care assistant in a dementia unit, a role she earned through the Step into Care recruitment programme.

Molly Johnson - Office Administrator

Molly is an office administrator working within the team of the Management Secretariat and is based at the Trust Headquarters at Bolton NHS Foundation Trust.

Michelle Barber - Secretary and Accommodation Officer

Michelle is a Secretary and Accommodation Officer based at the Facilities Management Office for Bolton NHS Foundation Trust.

Emily Heyes - Care Assistant

Emily is a care support worker for adults with learning difficulties, a role she gained through the Step into Care recruitment programme with WEA.

Bridge GM

Bridge GM supports young people by closing the skills gap between education and employment, so that they can be successful in their Health and Social Care career.

GMCA Apprenticeships

Find a range of high-quality Greater Manchester apprenticeship opportunities on GMCA.

GM Higher

Find a higher education healthcare course with GM Higher. They’ve researched all the factors and finances already; everything is in one place - here.

The Growth Company

The Growth Company provides high-quality education and skills to help anyone achieve their future goals.

Health Careers

Explore the vast range of healthcare careers available and read first hand accounts of what it means to work in the sector.

National School of Healthcare Science

Find out how the National School of Healthcare Science supports education, training and development in healthcare science.

Working for the NHS

Explore the thousands of different roles that make up the NHS.

Not Going to Uni

University isn’t for everyone, and there are many more paths to choose from. Find out what else is out there.

Radiography Careers

Could you be a radiographer? Learn what skills and values you need to do the job, as well as where a job in radiography can take you, here.

Allied Health Professionals

Consider a career with one of the UK’s leading care providers. Find a range of vacancies to suit you on their website.

Clinical Academic Careers

From doctors and dentists to midwives and healthcare scientists, find out how HEE can support individuals on their journey to an academic healthcare career.

British Dental Association

Dreaming of becoming a dentist? This site has everything you need on becoming a dentist and advice on how to get there.

Royal College of Anaesthetists

Find out what it means to become an anaesthetist with the Royal College, including a wealth of information on training, safeguarding and careers.

Royal College of Emergency Medicine

The Royal College of Emergency Medicine can advance your education and show you how to maintain a high quality of care for patients - find out more on their website.

Royal College of General Practitioners

All the information you need on becoming a GP is here, including the diverse opportunities and the support they offer.

Internal Medicine Training CT1 Level Programmes

This website contains detailed information on internal medicine training (IMT), including UK training programmes anyone can sign up for and how to make a standout application.

Royal College of Physicians

The Royal College of Physicians supports and represents individuals throughout their medical career, from student to professional.

The College of Podiatry

Are you interested in science, biology, chemistry or medicine? On their website you can find a variety of roles to suit you and all the information on training you need.

Health and Care Professions Council

The Health and Care Professions Council keeps a register of professionals who meet the standard for their profession, and lists the fifteen professions that come under the council.

Health Careers Quiz

This is an interactive tool that narrows down careers to consider based on a series of questions.

Buzz Careers Quiz

Anyone can take the Buzz quiz to find out what job is right for them and what their strengths are.

Careers Cloud Quiz

Individuals can get their own personalised career cloud by answering just a few questions on this free and easy quiz.

Careers Pilot Quiz

There are a few quizzes to take on this site, including finding out where your strengths lie and what useful skills you have!

Step into the NHS Quiz

Individuals can take this multiple choice quiz to find out which of the many NHS careers is the perfect one for them.

Career Planning Quiz

The About Me quiz helps to build a clearer picture of anyone's future with a series of questions.

Career Fitter Quiz

Individuals can discover their personal strengths and the best career for them with Career Fitter's free career report.

Wheel of Strengths

Find out which skills are the most useful when applying for work experience, courses, or jobs.

Careers Wales Job Matching Quiz

Individuals can take the quiz to find a detailed report of which jobs are right for them and why.