Careers and Employability Service

What can I do with my degree in Health and Social Care?

Other careers

A Health and Social Care degree may be useful in the following career areas:

Advice Worker/Personal Adviser

Advice workers provide advice and guidance to people on a range of issues. As an advice worker you may work in a variety of settings including community centres and call centres.
Job profile of an advice worker from the prospects website

Civil Service Administrator

The Fast Stream is a development programme designed to prepare graduates for careers at the highest levels of the Civil Service and Diplomatic Service
Job profile of a civil service administrator from the prospects website
Job description of a civil service administrator from Target Jobs website

Counsellor

A counsellor is a trained listener who will provide support in a confidential setting. They help people to deal with negative thoughts and feelings
Job profile of a counsellor from the prospects website

FE Lecturer

FE lecturers teach adult learners over 16 and students aged 14-16 on work related learning
Job profile of a further education lecturer from the prospects website

Health Promotion Specialist

Local Government officer

Local government officers develop council policies and procedures which allow local services to be delivered
Job profile of a local government officer from the prospects website
Job description of a local government officer from the Target Jobs website

Probation Officer

Probation officers work with ex offenders to rehabilitate them into society
Job profile of a probation officer from the prospects website

Medical Sales Representative

Medical Sales Representatives are the link between pharmaceutical companies and medical professionals. It is a sales role.
Job profile of a medical sales representative from the prospects website
Job description of a medical representative from the Target Jobs website

You may be interested in graduate roles outside of Health and Social Care. There are many employers who are looking for graduates with good degrees but that don’t have a preference for the subject studied. To explore different career options see:

 

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Last Updated: 10/09/2019