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Healthcare CareersHealth Careers is the information service about the range of 350 or so careers available in health.

NHS jobsThe latest vacancies in the NHS

NHS professionalsFlexible options for NHS employment

Find an ApprenticeshipFind an apprenticeship in England

Study and Training OpportunitiesInformation on accelerated programmes (professional qualification for those with degree-level study) are available in several professions – Therapeutic and Diagnostic Radiography, Dietetics, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Nursing (Adult, Children’s, Learning Disability and Mental Health), and Speech and Language therapy.



Speech and Language Therapy Course

MMed Sci Speech and Language Therapy at SHU



Sheffield Hallam University Centre for Leadership in Health and Social Care

We are living in unprecedented times and our national health and social care services have rarely been so much in the hearts and minds of the people of the UK. You will undoubtedly have faced many new and immediate challenges in both your work and home life, which have demanded rapid change and adaptation.

You will also still have long-term plans to develop your career which you may have put on hold during the pandemic, so we just want to let you know that we are still here to provide the Leadership and Management, education, and support you require to develop your career to the next level. We have been working hard in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to provide you with the most flexible study options we can, to support your continued development.

So whilst this is undoubtedly the largest public health emergency we have ever faced together, it is also fair to say that there are positives about choosing to study at this time.  Our flexible postgraduate study programmes can therefore provide you with the opportunity to develop your career to the next level, even in these challenging times.

If you would like to explore the career development opportunities we offer please contact Dr. Tony Smith:  t.smith@shu.ac.uk, or Dr. Patrick Marshall, Patrick.marshall@shu.ac.uk.


NHS Graduate Schemes

NHS Graduate Management Scheme

You can specialise in one of six areas:

During the Scheme you are employed on a fixed-term contract and receive a salary.

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NHS Graduate Digital Data and Technology Scheme

NHS Graduate Digital, Data and Technology is a fast track scheme for IM&T graduates interested in a career in health informatics and technology, one of the fastest-growing areas in health. 

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NHS Graduate Surveyor Scheme (Property Services)

As one of the largest property companies in the UK, NHS Property Services offers a specialist graduate programme to help the NHS get the most from its estate and provide a solid foundation for your career. The scheme is planned and delivered in partnership with the professional body of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

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Physician Associate

Physician Associate for those with a bio-science related first degree (also available as an apprenticeship)  

Physician associates support doctors in the diagnosis and management of patients.

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