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Welcome to NHS Careers

The information service for careers in the NHS in England.
The National Health Service offers a huge range of exciting and challenging opportunities for people who are passionate about making a difference. With more than 300 different careers on offer, there is a job for you no matter what your interests, skills or qualifications.


Further information is available if you’re interested in working or studying elsewhere in the UK.


Working in the NHS

Health professional

Pay and benefits, flexible working, how to apply for a job, more…

Real life stories

Saghar Missaghian

Having studied Applied Human Biology at university, I already had a scientific background when I joined the NHS. Saghar’s story…

Prison healthcare

Prison healthcare

Around 83,000 people are currently in prison in England and, just like the general population, all of them need to have access to healthcare.
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Using science to diagnose, treat and cure

Using science to diagnose, treat and cure

Healthcare scientists are an important part of today’s NHS - gathering information about patients, recommending the best treatment and in many cases administering it themselves.
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