Healthcare Careers Health Careers is the information service about the range of 350 or so careers available in health.
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NHS professionals Flexible options for NHS employment
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Study and Training Opportunities Information on accelerated programmes (professional qualification for those with degree-level study) are available in several professions – Therapeutic and Diagnostic Radiography, Dietetics, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Nursing (Adult, Children’s, Learning Disability and Mental Health), and Speech and Language therapy.
Speech and Language Therapy Course
Healthcare Science Graduate programme (Clinical Scientist)
The NHS Scientist Training Programme (STP) may be for you if you are a science or engineering graduate.
You can train to work in a senior healthcare science role in one of the following areas:
- clinical bioinformatics (including genomics, physical sciences and health informatics)
- life sciences (including andrology, cancer genomics, clinical biochemistry, clinical immunology, genomics, genomic counselling, haematology/transfusion science, histocompatibility and immunogenetics, histopathology, microbiology and reproductive science)
- physical sciences and biomedical engineering (including clinical engineering (eg rehabilitation engineering), clinical pharmaceutical science, medical physics (eg nuclear medicine, radiotherapy physics, radiation safety, imaging (ionising), imaging (non-ionising), MRI and ultrasound) and reconstructive science)
- physiological sciences (including audiology, cardiac science, critical care science, gastrointestinal physiology, neurophysiology, ophthalmic and vision science, respiratory and sleep science, urodynamic science and vascular science)
Sheffield Hallam University Centre for Leadership in Health and Social Care
We are living in unprecedented times and our national health and social care services have rarely been so much in the hearts and minds of the people of the UK. You will undoubtedly have faced many new and immediate challenges in both your work and home life, which have demanded rapid change and adaptation.
You will also still have long-term plans to develop your career which you may have put on hold during the pandemic, so we just want to let you know that we are still here to provide the Leadership and Management, education, and support you require to develop your career to the next level. We have been working hard in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to provide you with the most flexible study options we can, to support your continued development.
So whilst this is undoubtedly the largest public health emergency we have ever faced together, it is also fair to say that there are positives about choosing to study at this time. Our flexible postgraduate study programmes can therefore provide you with the opportunity to develop your career to the next level, even in these challenging times.
NHS Graduate Schemes
NHS Graduate Management Scheme
You can specialise in one of six areas:
During the Scheme you are employed on a fixed-term contract and receive a salary.
NHS Graduate Digital Data and Technology Scheme
NHS Graduate Digital, Data and Technology is a fast track scheme for IM&T graduates interested in a career in health informatics and technology, one of the fastest-growing areas in health.
NHS Graduate Surveyor Scheme (Property Services)
As one of the largest property companies in the UK, NHS Property Services offers a specialist graduate programme to help the NHS get the most from its estate and provide a solid foundation for your career. The scheme is planned and delivered in partnership with the professional body of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
Physician Associate for those with a bio-science related first degree (also available as an apprenticeship)
Physician associates support doctors in the diagnosis and management of patients.