Healthcare

Curious About Chiropractic?

It’s a regulated primary healthcare profession. It requires a four-year Master’s Degree to qualify. There’s a practice in almost every town. Most people know someone who swears by theirs. But do you know exactly what a Chiropractor does, and whether this might be a career path for you…? To find out more, we went direct to local experts, Willow Chiropractors, who have teams working in clinics [...]

February 23rd, 2018|Categories: > Focus On Careers, Healthcare|

Thinking of becoming a children’s nurse?

Undergraduate degree courses at the University of the West of England – UWE Bristol - include four different types of nursing:  Mental Health Nursing, Learning Disability Nursing, Children’s Nursing and Adult Nursing – all of which are very different disciplines. To find out more about the BSc (Hons) Children’s Nursing, we asked the Senior Lecturer for Children's Nursing at UWE, Carole Irwin, who is based at [...]

September 14th, 2017|Categories: > Focus On Careers, Healthcare|

Working in a Care Home is extremely rewarding

If you’ve ever thought you might like to work in the Healthcare sector, did you know there is a wide variety of roles to consider including Care Assistant, Activities Coordinator, Housekeeping Assistant, Laundry Assistant and working on Reception in a care home? To find out more, we spoke to Capita who provide a Traineeship which includes two level 1 qualifications and a work placement.  They work [...]

July 3rd, 2017|Categories: > Focus On Careers, Healthcare|

Thinking of becoming a nurse?

The University of the West of England – UWE, Bristol - is the largest provider of nursing and midwifery education in the UK and it’s right here on our doorstep! The Nursing and Midwifery department is based at two locations; one in Gloucester city centre and the other at the Glenside Campus, near Bristol, where Rakhee Rankin is Associate Head of Nursing and Midwifery.  We asked [...]

April 27th, 2017|Categories: > Focus On Careers, Healthcare|

Careers in the care sector

What is health and social care? At a very simple level, Healthcare is looking after people with physical or mental health difficulties, whilst Social Care is looking after those who are vulnerable and at risk in society. The key word to focus on is ‘care’ as you try to work out which aspect of these careers you might prefer: it’s a lot broader than you might [...]

January 26th, 2017|Categories: > Focus On Careers, Healthcare|
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