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Thursday, 23 Jan, 2014

Career Profile - Counsellor

If you enjoy helping people with their problems and want to make a positive difference to their lives, this could be the perfect job for you. As a counsellor, you would spend time with people and help them talk about their feelings. You will need some training to be a…
If you're a good communicator and want to help people with mental health problems, a job in mental health could be perfect for you. Mental health nurses work in hospitals and the community to support people with a range of mental health issues. They aim to build good relationships with…
If you want to help and support people in the community, this could be a great job for you. Social work assistants help qualified social workers. The clients you work with could be in the community, in hospitals and in other settings such as residential care homes. Employers will usually…
If you have knowledge of sexual health issues and want to use your communication skills to help people maintain good sexual health, this job could be for you. Sexual health advisers provide information, advice and counselling to patients diagnosed with a sexually transmitted infection (STI). They play a key role…
Community nursery nurses provide services aimed at improving the health and well-being of families with children up to the age of eight. As a community nursery nurse, you would first work closely under the supervision of a health visitor or school nurse to assess a family’s care needs. You would…
If you want to make a positive difference to children and their families' lives, and help them have a better future, this job could be perfect for you. Most employers will want you to have experience and qualifications that show your ability and potential for this work and you can…
If you are interested in how people behave and in helping them to deal with challenges, this career could be perfect for you. Psychologists study people's behaviour, motivations, thoughts and feelings and help them overcome or control their problems. You will need to complete a degree in psychology and then…
The drugs and alcohol field has grown substantially in recent years. While estimates vary, there are generally reckoned to be more than 30,000 people working in specialist drug or alcohol related roles in the UK. And as the field has grown, so have the opportunities for career development within the…
If you want to make a positive difference in the community, a career as a social worker could be a perfect choice for you. To become a social worker you will need to study a three-year undergraduate degree or a two-year postgraduate degree in social work that is approved by…
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