Working outside health

Are you looking to change to a career in health?

Did you know there are more than 350 different careers in health? You can work in the NHS, a charity or a partnership between the NHS and a local authority department, such as social care or children’s services, and there's a wide range of roles in private healthcare too.

Whatever your background, previous work experience or qualifications there will be a full-time or part-time healthcare role for you.

Here are just some of the reasons you may wish to move into healthcare:

Whatever you have been doing in a previous job or career, you will undoubtedly have transferable skills and experiences valuable to the healthcare sector. 

Follow these links to further information to help you:

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