There are 54,400 employed in this sector inthe Humber.

This sector provides a range of health and social care services to meet the needs of all people in society. There is a broad range of opportunities within childcare, nursing and caring for the elderly and disabled. Also caring for people in their own homes within the community.

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Will there be opportunities available?

    • The number of Health & Social Care jobs is predicated to grow to around 2.6million by 2025 nationally
    • The NHS remains the biggest employer in the UK despite cuts in government spending and this is not expected to change
    • We have an aging workforce and a large number of new employees will be required for the sector to meet demand

 

Did You Know?

  • Nearly all Health & Social Care organisations offer apprenticeships
  • Around 20% of the workforce in the Humber is aged 55 or over
  • 84% of Adult Health & Social Care workers in the Humber are female, more males are need in the sector
  • Due to an aging population Health & Social Care is one of the fastest growing sectors in the UK
  • In Yorkshire & the Humber only 12% of workers are under 25 years old

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Health & Social Care
 Level  Pathways  Job Examples  Salary Guide
 Level 8

Involves achievement of high level professional knowledge and is appropriate for people working as knowledge based professionals or in professional management positions

NVQs level 5

Vocational qualifications level 8

Doctorate

Pathologist

Surgeon

Doctor – GP

Anaesthetist

Clinical scientists

Optometrist

Pharmacist

Psychologist

Social Worker

 £30,000 + p/a
Level 7

Involves achievement of high level professional knowledge and is appropriate for people working as knowledge based professionals or in professional management

 

BTEC Advanced Professional award, certificate and diploma level 7

Fellowship and fellowship diploma

 

Postgraduate certificate

Postgraduate diploma

NVQ level 5

BTEC Advanced Professional award, certificate and diploma level 7

Master’s degree

Pathologist

Surgeon

Doctor – GP

Anaesthetist

Clinical scientists

Optometrist

Pharmacist

Psychologist

Social Worker

Radiographer

Education Welfare Officer

Equalities Officer

£30,000 + p/a
Level 6
Involves the achievement of high level of professional knowledge and is appropriate for people working as knowledge based professionals or in professional management positions
NVQ level 4

BTEC Advanced Professional award, certificate and diploma level 6

Bachelor’s degree

Graduate certificate

Graduate diploma

Pathologist

Surgeon

Doctor – GP

Anaesthetist

Clinical scientists

Optometrist

Pharmacist

Psychologist

Social Worker

Radiographer

Education Welfare Officer

Equalities Officer

 £25,000 + p/a
Level 5
Appropriate for people working as higher grade technicians, professionals or managers
NVQ level 4

Higher diploma

BTEC Professional award, certificate and diploma level 5 HNC

HND

Diploma of higher education

Foundation degree

Radiographer

Education Welfare Officer

Equalities Officer

 

 £18,000 + p/a
Level 4
Appropriate for people working in technical and professional jobs, and/or managing and developing others
Certificate of higher education

Key Skills level 4

NVQ level 4

BTEC Professional award, certificate and diploma level 4

Certificate of higher education

HNC

Sterile services technician

speech and language therapy assistant

Dispensing Optician

Radiography Assistant

Drug & Alcohol Worker

Interpreter

Money Adviser or Debt Counsellor

Administration Officer

 £18,000 + p/a
Level 3
Involves obtaining detailed knowledge and skills. It is appropriate for people wishing to go to university, working on their own or in some areas, supervising and training others in their field of work
AS and A level

Advanced Extension Award

Cambridge International award

International Baccalaureate

Key Skills level 3

NVQ level 3 Advanced diploma

Progression diploma

BTEC award, certificate and diploma level 3

BTEC National OCR

National Cambridge

Sterile services technician

speech and language therapy assistant

Dispensing Optician

Radiography Assistant

Drug & Alcohol Worker

Interpreter

Money Adviser or Debt Counsellor

Administration Officer

 £16,000 + p/a
Level 2
Involves building knowledge and/or skills in relation to an area of work or subject area appropriate for many jobs roles
GCSE (grades A*-C)

Key Skills level 2

NVQ level 2 Skills for Life level 2

Higher diploma

BTEC award, certificate and diploma level 2

Functional Skills level 2

Sterile services technician

speech and language therapy assistant

Dispensing Optician

Radiography Assistant

Drug & Alcohol Worker

Interpreter

Money Adviser or Debt Counsellor

Administration Officer

 £14,000 + p/a
Level 1
Involves activities which mostly relate to everyday situations and may be linked to job competence
GCSE (grades D-G)

Key Skills level 1

NVQ level 1 Skills for Life level 1

Foundation diploma

BTEC award, certificate and diploma level 1

Foundation Learning level 1

Functional Skills level 1

OCR National

Dental Technician

Healthcare Assistant

Hospital Porter

Care Assistant

Counsellor

Community Transport Driver

Nursery Worker

Playworker

Housing Officer

GP Receptionist

 £12,000 + p/a
Entry Level
Involves building basic knowledge and skills and is not geared towards specific occupations
Entry level certificate

Entry level Skills for Life

Entry level award, certificate and diploma Entry level

Functional Skills Entry level

 

Foundation Learning

English for speakers of other languages

Dental Technician

Healthcare Assistant

Hospital Porter

Care Assistant

Counsellor

Community Transport Driver

Nursery Worker

Playworker

Housing Officer

GP Receptionist

There are no minimum entry qualifications for some roles however mandatory training will have to been undertaken on commencement of employment.
 £12,000 + p/a