What job can I apply for to get me into the health and social care sector without any qualifications?
I am 22 years old, and have worked in a financial services company for nearly 4 years in the learning and development department. I am currently in my second yr of an open university course, leading to a degree in health and social care. I would like to get a job relating to my degree, but I don't know where to start as I have no qualifications or experience? Can anyone advise?
Asked By: Fran H - 10/23/2009
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Health care is really low paid. If you want like 14K a year, then you could apply to be a healthcare/rehab assistant. Or, I know a guy that applied to work in a head office for NHS, just a normal healthcare job (e.g. Healthcare promotion). These desk jobs are much more better paid.
Answered By: dividedselfhood - 10/23/2009
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It really does depend what you are looking for. You could certainly get a job in the NHS or private sector as a Health Care Assistant if you want to be on the "caring" side. But your best bet is just to look at your local jobs and see what is available, you might prefer something on the admin side, or some kind of... More
Answered By: camembert - 10/23/2009
The most popular route into a health care job is as a health care assistant - the money's not great, the work is hard, but it's experience in the sector and is well thought of by future employers.
Answered By: Neely O'Hara - 10/23/2009
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