explore different types of occupational opportunities in health and social care
These are examples of the occupational groups in which Health & Social Care graduates first gain employment.
Associate Professional & Technical Occupations
Clerical & Secretarial
Management & Administration
Professional [ Occupations
Employers of UK Health & Social Care graduates
Below are some examples of the typical employers with whom Health & Social Care
graduates first gain employment.
Health & Social Work
Public Administration (NHS, other Civil Service departments)
Jobs where a Health & Social Care degree may be useful
Here are some examples of jobs where a Health & Social Care degree may be useful. You can research more information about these occupations by looking at the Occupational files in the careers library at the CAS or by visiting the Prospect website at
Advice Worker/Personal Adviser
Civil Service Administrator
Health Promotion Specialist
Health Service Manager
Local Government Administrator
Sales Executive, Medical
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Skills developed studying Health & Social Care
The QAA Benchmark Statement for this subject includes the following two sets of specific skills:
The nature of health studies entails interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches and the indication of specific subject skills acknowledges this. A health studies student will develop the skills necessary to the assimilation and understanding of the complex and diverse nature of the subject, as well as more general skills which will be widely transferable. ]
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