This page signposts to resources and services to support and develop you in your choice of career.

Useful Links (click on a heading to view further information)

Health Careers

https://www.healthcareers.nhs.uk/

This website contains information on working in health including pay and benefits and the range of roles available.   This website also includes a simple quiz to help you find your health career and also advice on career planning to help you take the next step in your career progression.

Advice is also available from the Health Careers service on 0345 60 60 655 or advice@healthcareers.nhs.uk  

Click on a link below for specific publications

 

National Careers Service

https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/

Provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work.  You can explore careers, take a skills health check to find what kind of jobs may be right for you of find a course.

Advice is available on 0800 100 900 (8am-10pm, 7 days a week or via webchat -https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk/webchat/chat

Step Into the NHS

https://www.stepintothenhs.nhs.uk/

This website is aimed at people who are thinking of working in the NHS.  It includes a careers A-Z, information about apprenticeships and real life stories


Profession Specific Information

Nurses, Health Care Assistants and Midwives (RCN)

https://www.rcn.org.uk/professional-development

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) provides career guidance and support to RCN members including the following publications:

 

The RCN also offers various services to members including:

 

If you're a RCN member and have to write a supporting statement as part of your job application, you can book an appointment with a member of the Careers Team, to get advice, suggestions and feedback before you submit it.  Please call RCN Direct on 0345 772 6100 to book an appointment.

 

Dietitians

British Dietetic Association - CPD

https://www.bda.uk.com/training/cpd/home

Occupational Therapists

Royal College of Occupational Therapists - CPD@RCOT

https://www.rcot.co.uk/cpd-rcot?r= 

Physiotherapists

Chartered Institute of Physiotherapy - Career Development

https://www.csp.org.uk/careers-jobs/career-development

Radiographers

The Society of Radiographers - Career Progression

https://www.sor.org/career-progression

Speech & Language Therapists

Royal College of Speech & Language Therapy - Becoming a SLT

https://www.rcslt.org/speech-and-language-therapy/become-a-speech-and-language-therapist/