Facts & Figures

38,135 people employed in health and social care
£23,000 average salary of a health and social care worker

Nottinghamshire is an exciting place to work and Health and Social care is an important and growing sector.  It has an ageing workforce and combined with an ageing population there is a considerable need for new and replacement staff.

Health and Social Care is made up of a wide range of careers in services working with children, young people, adults, families and older adults health and is about providing physical, emotional and social support to help people live their lives.  Types of roles include:

  • Residential care
  • Hospital activities
  • Nursing homes
  • Child care
  • GP services
  • Social work
  • Dental services
  • Education about healthy lifestyles etc

This sector is dominated by the employment of managers and senior officers, professional occupations and technical occupations.
Adult social care is a growing sector, which offers a range of rewarding careers, with many different job roles, and lots of opportunities for progression.

How to get into roles, working in health and social care



These are some of the local businesses in Health and Social Care in Nottinghamshire  

Local Health and Social Care Jobs

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Local Health and Social Care Apprenticeships

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Health and Social Care Learning Opportunities

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Business in your community

Nottinghamshire County Council offers support if you want to set up a small social care enterprise / micro-provider business in your community : Setting up a small social care enterprise | Nottinghamshire County Council

Futures for You

The National Careers Service - delivered locally by Futures - provides information, advice and guidance across England to help you make decisions on learning, training and work. The service offers confidential and impartial advice and is supported by qualified careers advisers. You can get in touch with Futures using the links below: