What can I do with my degree in Health and Social Care?
Health and Social Care careers
The occupations listed below are a selection of those which may interest students and graduates from Health and Social Care.
Human Resources Officer
Human resources personnel are tasked with developing policies and procedures related to all staff employed in that particular organisation. Duties include recruiting staff, organisational development and staff training.
Job profile of a human resources officer from the prospects website
Job description of Human resources officer from the Target Jobs website
Health Services Manager
Health Services Managers plan, direct and coordinate health services. They may oversee specific departments or entire faculties.
Job profile of a health services manager from the prospects website
Job description of a health service manager from Target Jobs
Youth workers engage with young people in a variety of settings to give support and guidance, generally to those between the ages of 11 and 25
A number of opportunities exist within charities and NGO’s including a number of administration roles. Duties will vary depending on the size and scope of the charity
Social workers help vulnerable people to cope better with everyday life. They help individuals, families and groups to cope better with their problems in order to improve their lives
Please note that some of these careers may require further study.
For further information on these careers, see also:
- I Want To Work In
- Information on types of jobs from Prospects
- Information on career sectors from TARGETjobs
People in some health and social care roles may be self-employed.
Thank you to Prospects for the content on these pages.
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