Whether you’ve always wanted to work in the health sector or have never thought about it before, the huge range of careers in the sector will amaze you! 

There are medical and non-medical careers available. You could work on the front line on a ward or never see a patient and still make a difference to people’s lives.  From the person who manages the finances, to the medical staff on the wards, or the maintenance workers keeping the buildings safe and operational, and to the chef making superb meals for all, every single person contributes to these vital services.

The Health and Care sector is one of the largest employers of staff in the UK. 

This page has been designed to walk you through the various steps when considering studying for a career within the Health & Care Sector and the routes available to you.  You will be able to establish what role most suits your skills, experience, and ethics, navigate around the roles available and understand the application process and how to make a good impression.

Facts & Figures

1.4 million people work directly for the NHS in the UK
1.6 million work in Adult Social Care in the UK
251 NHS Trusts in the UK
10 Ambulance Trusts in the UK
7,454 GP Practices in the UK
55,554 jobs in Health and Social Care in Cheshire and Warrington
£23,906 average salary Health and Social Care in Cheshire and Warrington

Have you considered sharing your skills and knowledge by working in a further education college?

Further Education colleges offer a range of job opportunities and need more people with skills and knowledge to help them to train young people and adults so they can progress successfully into jobs. With opportunities on a full time or part time basis, a lecturer, assessor or demonstrator role could be the job you never knew you wanted until now! Use the buttons below to explore current opportunities in your area

See below the video highlighting the fantastic facilities available at Warrington & Vale Royal College