Who we are

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Who we are 

Northamptonshire Health and Care Careers Academy exists to encourage the next generation of health and social care workers. It brings together health and care organisations from across the county. The Academy offers easy access to the wide variety of careers and programmes available.

We are part of Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership (NHCP), consisting of key health and care organisations in the county. These include:

  • Our general hospitals
  • Community health services
  • GP practices
  • Social care
  • Local government
  • Voluntary and community services
  • Ambulance service
  • Health and care commissioners

We work together to offer health and care services to those living in Northamptonshire.

How we can help you

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How we can help you

The aim of our website is to bring together everything you may need to know about starting a career in health and social care in Northamptonshire. There is information on careers in health, careers in social care as well as different career paths such as; apprenticeships, t-levels, volunteering and much more! We have also included a subject to careers tool, which will show you all the possible careers to do with your chosen subject.

We hope you find this website useful! If you have any feedback or would like to know more, please do get in touch via the contact us form. 

Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships

Learn on the job

Apprenticeships

Take care of your career and become an apprentice! Apprenticeships offer ways into many health and care jobs. They offer a mix of on-the-job training, classroom learning and, best of all, you earn while you learn.

All about apprenticeships

Volunteering

Volunteering

Gain experience while giving back

Volunteering

We have fantastic opportunities for those wishing to offer their time to help others, or hoping to develop volunteering into a career. There are many roles available all which provide experience, learning and development. 

All about volunteering

Getting experience

Getting experience

Find out if a role is for you

Getting experience

Our getting experience opportunities are open to anyone thinking about a career in health and care. This includes those in education or those thinking about a career change or are unemployed. 

All about getting experience

T Levels

T Levels

Learning alongside ‘on-the-job’ experience

T Levels

T Levels are a two-year qualification. They are an alternative to A levels, other post-16 courses or an apprenticeship. They offer a mix of classroom learning and ‘on-the-job’ experience. An industry placement makes up at least 315 hours (around 45 days).

All about T Levels

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