Resources & Videos
Sustainable Transformation Partnership – It’s all coming together: information on job roles within the NHS
Why choose physiotherapy? Becoming a physiotherapist means you can play a key role in enabling people to improve their health, wellbeing and quality of life, take a look at the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy page for more information.
It’s a profession that works with people to identify and maximise their ability to move and function – an essential part of what it means to be healthy. Once you have a physiotherapy degree you are eligible to register with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). You can also join the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) as a qualified member and enjoy the chartered status that inspires public confidence and provides an advantage in the jobs market. So if you want an academic qualification and professional status, physiotherapy can be a great choice of career.
Science / Medical Physics
Medical Physicists research and develop techniques and equipment used to diagnose and treat illness, covering areas such as imaging techniques, radio therapies, electronics, and laser technology. Interested in Biomedical Science – Take a look at the Institute for Biomedical Science pages for more information.
Hear from some of our very own scientists:
Clinical Engineers design, develop and maintain equipment used for diagnosing and treating patients. Find out more – Clinical Engineering – UCAS
Medicines are the most common form of treatment in the NHS and pharmacies are where medicines are stored, prepared and dispensed. Pharmacies can be found in hospitals and the community, in health centres and GP surgeries and in high street shops and supermarkets: Find out more:
Admin and Clerical
Our Admin & Clerical placements can provide you with a fantastic opportunity to gain valuable administration experience in the NHS across different clinical settings such as acute, mental health or community hospitals to local health centres and practice surgeries:
Dieticians are qualified and regulated health professionals that assess, diagnose and treat dietary and nutritional problems at an individual and wider public-health level. They use the most up-to-date public health and scientific research on food, health and disease which they translate into practical guidance to enable people to make appropriate lifestyle and food choices: The Association of UK Dietitians
Radiographers take images of the insides of patients’ bodies to diagnose injury or disease. They also care for and treat people with cancer. Radiographers look after people who are unwell or in pain, and may be anxious or uncertain about what is going to happen. They use their wide range of skills and training to deliver a sensitive, patient-focused healthcare service in imaging and radiotherapy. Radiographers use high-tech, expensive equipment and are an important part of a large medical team: What is a Radiographer
Course finder tool – Health Careers – use this link to find a course that suits you.
HCPC – The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) protect the public by regulating 15 health and care professions. To do this they set standards for professionals’ education and training and practice, keep a register of professionals (known as ‘registrants’), who meet their standards, and take action if professionals on the Register do not meet their standards:
NHS values for healthcare e-tool -Try the NHS ‘Values for healthcare’ challenge e-tool which has been developed for anyone who is thinking of applying for a support role [Bands 1-4] in the NHS in order that they can assess how well their values match the 6 NHS Constitution Values. The e-tool, which also aims to raise awareness of Bands 1-4 roles, can be accessed by a computer, tablet and mobile. Any one of the 4 support worker job roles featured in the Values for healthcare challenge can be chosen even if it doesn’t match the type of job role you are aiming for or thinking about. Find out whether you have what it takes to work in the NHS by going to NHS Values Tool . On completion, you will receive your results and feedback by email which you can then download. It is up to you whether you share your results with anyone. The link to ‘Values for healthcare’ is also available on NHS Jobs
Step into the NHS – Take the quiz. This is designed to help you find a career that may be suited to you. Step into the NHS is an interactive website which gives a great introduction to the NHS and the careers available in the industry.
For Schools – This link is for teachers and provides resources for the different key stages Step into the NHS – For Schools
Nursing, Midwifery or Healthcare Support Worker – Find out more:
- Careers at CUH – Healthcare Support Worker
- Careers at CUH – Nursing & Midwifery
- Careers at CUH – Nursing Apprenticeships
Health Careers – Explore the huge variety of healthcare roles available Careers in Health
Interested in what else is available at CUH? – Please see our Careers site for more information