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Healthier Futures - Calling all A-level students

Calling all A-level students

As students receive their A-level results today, local NHS leaders across the area are calling on young people to consider a career in the NHS.

With over 350 different roles available, the NHS is one of the top 10 employers in the world, employing more than 1.3million people.

Degrees in nursing, midwifery and allied health subjects are all varied, exciting and challenging in equal measure.

Once qualified, you could work directly with patients, in hospitals, an ambulance trust, or in the community and your supportive NHS team will work with you to develop your career opportunities.

Jonathan Fellows, Independent Chair of the BCWB Integrated Care System, Healthier Futures, said: “The NHS is undoubtedly one of the most rewarding places to work, where you can make a real difference to people’s lives.

“A degree in child, adult and mental health nursing, midwifery or an allied health profession not only allows you to help people every day, but also offers some of the best rates of employability and a guaranteed job for life.

“As students receive their A-level results today, we’re asking young people wondering what path to take, and anyone thinking about a career change, to consider a career in the NHS.”

Healthcare support worker roles that are accessible without a degree or any previous healthcare experience are also in demand.

Search NHS Careers to find out more about the nursing, allied health professionals, and healthcare support worker roles available within the NHS.

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