Careers

Surrey Heartlands Careers

Working for Surrey Heartlands Integrated Care System (ICS) provides some great opportunities to either start or develop your career in health and social care as we are a partnership of 11 health and care organisations, spanning primary, secondary, social care and the voluntary, community and faith sectors.  Find out more here.

There are a variety of roles within Surrey Heartlands Health and Care Partnership that include both clinical and non-clinical roles including Human Resources, Finance, IT, Communications and more.

The National Health Service (NHS) is one of the largest employers in the world, and is the biggest in Europe, with over 1.3 million staff.

For the NHS a typical day includes:

  • More than 835,000 people visiting their GP practice or practice nurse
  • Almost 50,000 people visiting accident and emergency departments
  • 49,000 outpatient consultations
  • 94,000 people admitted to hospital as an emergency admission
  • 36,000 people in hospital for planned treatment.

Find out more:
To perform a job search, find jobs that match your skills, and apply for  NHS jobs online, register now so you can receive jobs by e-mail to view new posts to suit your job search every day. Around 25,000 posts are advertised on this website every month.

If you’re looking to begin or develop your career in the NHS, this site should be your first port of call. It also has latest news and advice for job seekers.

Are you interested in joining the health and social care workforce? We have a team of dedicated staff here to support you on your journey.

Support with assessments and careers advice
We have a dedicated member of the team here to support and advise you through the assessment stages. Please check back here soon for our information pack.

Think Care Careers
This online information hub has lots of information about careers in adult social care. It includes information on the different job roles and route ways available, case studies from people who work in social care and there’s a specific section for teachers and careers advisors to promote careers in the sector:  www.skillsforcare.org.uk/thinkcarecareers

Healthcare Careers:
Lots of information to help you take the next step in your career: https://www.healthcareers.nhs.uk/

Step in to Health
Are you from the armed forces looking to change direction? The Step in to Health programme provides shadowing and apprenticeship opportunities to support this transition for you. For more information please visit: https://www.nhsemployers.org/stepintohealth

Are you a current employee of the NHS looking to develop your career or looking for a change of direction? There are many opportunities available for you with a team dedicated to support you through this journey.

Development Opportunities
Surrey Heartlands has a workforce team committed to supporting you and are developing a range of leadership programmes and apprenticeship opportunities with you in mind. For more information on these opportunities please visit here.

Training and Education
Further development courses can be accessed via our partner organisation at CEPN.

Streamlining
We’re working in partnership with our health and social care organisations to enable staff to move more easily from one NHS employer to another. If you are looking to progress your career, within Surrey Heartlands, and have found an opportunity within another organisation, it may be easier than you think. We are looking to support you by eliminating unnecessary duplication and valuing your time as individuals. Find out more on streamlining here.

We have a dedicated member of our team working to support schools within Surrey Heartlands by providing health and social care career advice to children, young people and their parents. To find our more or to find out about events happening near you, please check back here soon for our information pack.

Apprenticeships in Surrey Heartlands

Apprenticeships are a key way to learn on the job, giving you the opportunity to gain a nationally recognised qualification and apply your learning while earning a salary. And at the end of it, you’ll have no tuition fees to pay back.

Apprenticeship levels:

  • Level 2: Equivalent to GCSE level
  • Level 3: Equivalent to GCE A level
  • Level 4: Equivalent to Higher Education Certificate
  • Level 5: Equivalent to Foundation Degree
  • Level 6: Equivalent to Degree level
  • Level 7: Equivalent to Masters level

What can Surrey Heartlands offer?
Our partner organisations offer you a route to a rewarding career in health and social care in the local region. Apprenticeships can help you to develop your skills for your desired profession, which in turn can help you to progress in your career. With the ever growing list of new higher level apprenticeships, they also provide great opportunities for existing staff who may be looking for a career change, or simply looking for further development and to gain higher qualifications.

What Apprenticeships are available within health and social care in Surrey Heartlands? 
Surrey Heartlands provides a range of apprenticeships across health and social care to support a huge number of career opportunities across both clinical and non-clinical services:

Clinical roles include:

  • Adult Care Worker
  • Associate Ambulance Practitioner
  • Assistant Healthcare Practitioner
  • Dental Practice Manager
  • Emergency Care Support Worker
  • Healthcare Science Assistant
  • Nursing Associate
  • Registered Nurse
  • Senior Healthcare Support Worker
  • Speech and Language Therapist
  • Social Worker

And a range of non-clinical roles:

  • Business administration and human resources
  • Clinical support
  • Communications and marketing
  • Construction/estates services
  • Electrical and engineering
  • Financial services
  • IT
  • Management 

For more information:

https://www.healthcareers.nhs.uk/career-planning/study-and-training/apprenticeships-traineeships-and-cadet-schemes

https://www.healthcareers.nhs.uk/working-health/working-social-care

https://www.surreycc.gov.uk/jobs/early-careers/apprenticeship

https://www.stepintothenhs.nhs.uk/apprenticeships