A Levels and University

Completing A Levels then university degree is the traditional route into many of the clinical health and care careers and is still a very popular choice. The university route would be self-funded and student loan maybe required.

When choosing your A Level subjects you may need to check whether the university course you are considering has any specific requirements. The Health Careers and Step into NHS website provide lots of useful information about the requirements for each career. These may vary slightly between different universities so you should still check individual courses.

Top tip – Gaining relevant experience

If you are considering a university course make sure you find out what sort of experience they’re looking for. Ideally you should try to gain experience in the area of health or care that interests you. However, any experience in healthcare can be useful because just being in a health environment can give you an insight into the work.

Contact them or visit their website to ensure you are arranging the type of work experience they are looking for.

Already have a degree

Once you have a degree or if you already have a degree the best way to start your journey with us is to look at the recruitment pages of our organisations for entry-level roles across the region.

You will find these on the current vacancies or apprenticeship pages which are on our explore careers pages.