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Health and Social Care

Health and Social Care courses can lead to rewarding careers looking after some of the more vulnerable members of the community.

You will be taught by staff with sector expertise and will have opportunities to visit and spend placements within childcare, elderly and healthcare settings.

Care Manager, Counsellor, Health Care Assistant, Nurse, Midwife, Paramedic, Occupational Therapist and Social Worker are just a few of the roles and directions you may take from a course in Health and Social Care and the course work element of the programme boosts your employability skills.

Career Prospects

This pathway could lead to many career opportunities

Example

Social workers

Annual pay
£37,440

The workforce is projected to expand by 35% over the period to 2027, adding 32,743 jobs. In the same period, 72% of the workforce is projected to retire, creating 66,915 job openings.

Role description

Social workers provide information, advice and support to those who are socially excluded or are experiencing crisis; they protect the welfare of vulnerable groups including children, young people, people with disabilities, elderly people and people who are mentally or physically ill, and they may specialise in specific areas of work.

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Courses at Ashford College

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Elwick Road
Ashford
Kent
TN23 1NN

Telephone:
01233 743100