Health and Social Care

CAREER PATHS: Youth & Community Worker, Health Visitor, Nursery Nurse, Dietician, Social Worker, Midwife, Health Care Assistant, Teacher, Occupational Therapist, Nurse and Paediatric Nurse.

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The Health and Social Care sector covers a variety of services across a range of organisations within the Public, Private and Voluntary sectors. Healthcare is a leading employer in the South West - 172,820 people in the region work in the sector.

There are around 8,500 people employed in Health and Social Care in Swindon and a further 20,000 in Wiltshire, with a wide variety and level of jobs and careers available.

The sector is one of the UK’s largest employers with two million currently working across the country making up 13% of the South West’s workforce, and employment numbers are predicted to continue to grow steadily. There is a world-wide demand for people with professional qualifications in Health and Social Care, so you could travel and work in other countries after training in the South West.

Health and Social Care Courses

Level 5 Healthcare Assistant Practitioner

An apprenticeship for individuals employed within the Health and Social care sector looking to upskill and train to become a qualified Healthcare Assistant Practitioner. The apprentice will be providing, supervising and co-ordinating high-quality and compassionate Health and Social Care for various people. Apprentices will achieve a Level 5 Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care

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