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

Useful Links

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National Careers Service


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


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

Health Careers


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



Leeds Libraries for Health have a wide range of books on the following topics to support your career and development.

Contact your local library if you would like to borrow any book.

Profession Specific Information

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Royal College of Chiropractors - Training to become a chiropractor



British Dietetic Association - CPD


Nurses, Health Care Assistants and Midwives (RCN)


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.

Occupational Therapists

Royal College of Occupational Therapists - CPD@RCOT



Royal College of Podiatry - Careers in Podiatry

Career opportunities (rcpod.org.uk)


Chartered Institute of Physiotherapy - Career Development



The Society of Radiographers - Career Progression


Speech & Language Therapists

Royal College of Speech & Language Therapy - Becoming a SLT