Health & Social Care

Health care is about the treatment and support of medical conditions in hospital, health centres and in the community. It includes Dentists and Opticians. Social care is about the care and support of people within the community.

Healthcare Meeting

This accounts for over

%

Of employment in the region

There are over

Employed in this sector in the Humber

Did You Know?

%

Of the workforce in the Humber is aged 55 or over

%

Of Adult Health & Social Care workers in the Humber are male

%

Of Adult Health & Social Care workers in the Humber are female

Due to an aging population Health & Social Care is one of the fastest growing sectors in the UK

Nearly all Health & Social Care organisations offer apprenticeships

Will there be opportunities available?

    The number of Health & Social Care jobs is
predicated to grow to around 2.6million by 2025 nationally

An additional 174,000 social care workers will be need across Yorkshire & Humber by 2035 to meet predicated demands

Due to an aging population Health & Social Care is one of the fastest growing sectors in the UK

The NHS remains the biggest employer in the UK and the 5th largest employer in the world employing over 1.7 million people

Hull York Medical School will train an extra 90 doctors per year from 2019 to meet the demands of the NHS

Careerometer

Careerometer can be used to explore and compare key information about occupations, help you learn about different occupations and identify potential careers. It provides access to a selection of UK headline data relating to pay, weekly hours of work and future employment prospects for different occupations, as well as description of the occupation.

Use the boxes below to simply type in the title of the job you are interested in and the widget provides a series of options from which you can select the most relevant to you. You can then look up another two occupations and compare. You can also select ‘display the UK average’ and compare the information with the occupation you have selected.