Careers in health

Thinking about a career in health?

If you're thinking about a career in health, visit the Health Education England website for some great guides to all the options open to you.

The site offers helpful resources whether you are still in education, starting a new career or wanting to switch careers. There's also great guides on work experience and specific advice if your role is offering career advice.

To find out about careers and job roles within the NHS, go to

There are more than 300 different careers on offer - there is a job for you no matter what your interests, skills or qualifications.

Information about the current job opportunities within the CCG can be found on


Basildon and Brentwood CCG supports apprenticeships which can be extremely rewarding, training you in the skills employers want and helping you to begin a successful career. Further information can be found on the Step into the NHS website

International GP recruitment and returning to practice GPs

As part of the General Practice Forward View (GPFV) commitment to strengthen the primary care workforce, we are part the Essex-wide GP Recruitment Programme.

Further information can be found in Living and working in the UK as a GP: a guide for overseas doctors and their families (Royal College of General Practitioners). 

GP Surgery Vacancies

Current vacancies within Primary Care can be found on EQUIP


Volunteers provide invaluable help in both the health and social care system and enhance the range of services offered.

Volunteering could offer you valuable experience which could aid you in your studies, help you decide if you are thinking of a change of career or simply give you the opportunity to give back to your community.

All volunteers will be subject to disclosure barring checks, references and a health declaration.

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