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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.

If you are a healthcare professional from outside of the UK, please see our information for international healthcare professionals.


Working in the NHS

Health professional

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

Real life stories

Wayne Hoban

A year after qualifying as a radiographer, I moved to a big London teaching hospital to get experience with the specialised procedures that were being developed, particularly in trauma services and CT scanning. Wayne’s story…

Are you a qualified health visitor and want to return to practice?

Are you a qualified health visitor and want to return to practice?

If you’re ready, we’d love to have you back as a health visitor. Your skills and experience are invaluable to us, and we aim to make it straightforward and easy for you to return to the job.
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Parkinson’s Awareness Week

Parkinson’s Awareness Week

Parkinson’s Awareness Week takes place this year between 11 and 17 April 2011.
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