Jobs in healthcare

Hear from people working across the healthcare sector, including some roles you may not know existed!

"The best part of the job is knowing every day when I come into work, I can make a difference in people's lives." – Tanoh, paramedic

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Doctors, nurses and paramedics

Kate: critical care nurse
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Jake: mental health nurse
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Connor: orthopaedic scrub nurse
Kestra: medical student
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Matt: Air ambulance doctor
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Hannah: HART paramedic
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Becky: urgent care desk paramedic
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Sara: community paramedic
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Tanoh: paramedic
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Healthcare roles you might not have thought of

Anne: speech and language therapist
Ray: emergency medical technician
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Usman: pharmacist
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Louis: personal trainer
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Amy: occupational therapy technical instructor
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Sarah: occupational therapist
Becky: prosthetist
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Karrie: orthotist
Shaira: therapeutic radiographer
Korina: medicine management technician
Tom: dental lab assistant
Hannah: biomedical scientist
Bethany: carer
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Deepa: physiotherapist
Khadija: first aider
Zahra: researcher
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Non-medical roles in the health services

Emily: ambulance dispatcher
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Laura: 999 call taker
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Elsa: apprentice mechanic
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Alice: press officer
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Lee: helicopter pilot (HEMS)
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