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    Alexander Technique Teacher

    You will teach people how to use the Alexander Technique to improve posture and co-ordination. You would work with clients on a one-to-one basis using verbal advice and gentle touch, teaching people how to release tension from the head, neck and spine to improve posture.

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    Ambulance Paramedic

    You will deal with a range of situations, from minor wounds to serious injuries caused by a major road or rail accident. Your job would be to provide immediate care or treatment such as applying splints to limbs, dressing wounds, administering pain relief, oxygen, drips and fluids. You will also use highly technical equipment, including ventilators to assist breathing and defibrillators to treat heart failure, in order to resuscitate and stabilise patients.

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    Aromatherapist

    You will use essential oils to help improve the symptoms of ill health and emotional well-being to help relieve your patients’ symptoms. This will mean selecting oils that you feel would be best for your client, blending the oils and then instructing your client on how to use the oils safely.

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    Care Assistant

    Your role would be to help people who have difficulties with their daily lives. You could work with children, older people or families, or people with physical or learning disabilities. You could work in people’s homes, in sheltered accommodation, day centres or in places like nursing homes, helping people with their daily tasks such as washing, getting dressed, housework and shopping.

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    Childminder

    You could look after babies and children under 5 while their parents are at work or you could look after children after school and in school holidays. You need to be at least 18 years old to become a childminder and have a good sense of humour and patience. You will also need to be aware of health, safety and hygiene and have knowledge of child protection issues.

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    Dental Nurse

    You will support a dentist in all aspects of patient care, this includes getting the appropriate instruments ready, mixing materials and ensuring patient comfort.

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    Dental Technician

    Your job will be to design and create dental devices for people who need to correct the appearance of their teeth or for someone who has lost teeth. You need to have good practical skills and a steady hand, you also need to be able to follow complex technical instructions. You would specialise in one of four different areas; orthodontics such as braces; crown and bridge work; prosthetics for example dentures or implants or maxillo-facial prosthetics, helping to reconstruct peoples faces damaged by disease or injury.

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    Health Promotion Specialist

    Your job would be to help improve the health of the population through education. This would involve making people aware of dangers like smoking and drinking and educating people on how to maintain a healthy diet and the importance of taking regular exercise.

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    Healthcare Assistant

    You will help with the day-to-day care of patients, either in hospitals or in a patients’ home. Some of your duties could include helping patients to wash, shower or dress, serving food or helping people eat, making and changing beds and keeping supplies and equipment in order.

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    Hospital Porter

    Your role will be to help patients move around the hospital via wheelchairs or on trolleys. You would also help with transferring files, specimen samples and pharmacy boxes to different parts of the hospital, collecting domestic and clinical waste and delivering clean linen to wards from the laundry.

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    Music Therapist

    You will help people and children of all ages to improve their emotional well-being, relieve their stress and improve their confidence by using music and sound. You would hold one-to-one and group therapy sessions, these would involve you and your clients playing musical instruments, singing, listening and improvising together.

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    Nanny

    You will work in private homes caring for employer’s children. You would be responsible for all aspects of childcare, from teaching basic social and hygiene skills through to preparing healthy meals and snacks. You would look after babies and very young children but could work with older children or a group of children of different ages.

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    Nurse (Adult)

    You will check patients progress and decide with Doctors what care to give. Your duties may include, helping doctors with examinations, giving injections and using medical equipment.

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    Nurse (Learning Disability)

    You will work as part of a team to help support people of all ages with learning disabilities to get the best out of their everyday life. This would involve helping people to become more independent by teaching them the skills they need and giving them the encouragement and confidence to do it.

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    Nutritionist

    You will carry out research and use scientific knowledge to provide information and advice about the effects that food and nutrition have on peoples health and well-being. You will use your specialist knowledge to conduct an assessment of a client’s nutritional requirements and then suggest specific changes to their diet in an attempt to prevent or alleviate illness and to promote good health.

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    Operating Department Practitioner

    You will support operating theatre staff to provide care to patients, before, during and after surgery. Your duties would include, preparing the operating theatre before surgery with equipment and dressings and swabs, monitoring theatre cleanliness and providing the team with items they need during an operation.

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    Osteopath

    You will work with people to help them increase the mobility of joints, relieve muscle tension and boost the amount of blood supply to tissues so that all function smoothly together. You will treat a range of conditions including, back pain, injuries, joint pain and digestive disorders.

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    Podiatry/Chiropody Assistant

    You will work under the supervision of a Chiropodist/Podiatrist to provide general foot and nail care to clients. Some of your duties will include, preparing patients for treatment by a chiropodist, cutting toe nails and applying dressings, carrying out general clerical tasks and making appointments.

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    Reflexologist

    You will apply pressure points to certain areas of the body (mainly feet) to help the body’s natural balance of energy and healing processes. You would work with people to treat sleep disorders, stress, sports injuries and chronic back pain.

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    Rehabilitation Worker – Visual Impairment

    You will train people who have partial or no sight to develop their existing skills in different ways and to help them cope emotionally with their situation. You will also assess people to see what they need and then devise an individual plan of action with them.

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    Residential Support Worker

    You will look after the physical and mental well-being of children or vulnerable adults in care. You will need to be able to get on with people of all ages and backgrounds. Some of your duties would include, creating a safe and positive living environment, checking each resident’s needs and their progress, and teaching daily living skills such as budgeting, shopping and claiming benefits.

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    School Matron

    You would be responsible for the health and well-being of pupils and the smooth running of the domestic side of a boarding school. Some of your duties would include helping children settle into school, looking after children with minor illnesses, keeping children’s records up to date and supervising cleaning and domestic staff.

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    Victim Care Officer

    Your role would be to support people who have been victims of crimes or witnesses to crimes who may be involved in court proceedings. You need to be a good listener and be able to deal with people in a sensitive way. Some of your duties may include, supporting people either over the phone or in person, reassuring them that the events were not their fault, assessing their needs and providing support where needed and making sure that they have access to other services and agencies.

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    Yoga Therapist

    Your role is to help people with physical, emotional or specific health problems with the use of yoga to create balance in the mind and body through exercise, breathing and meditation.

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