NHS Careers and Development

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Health Careers is the information service about the range of 350 or so careers available in health.  https://www.healthcareers.nhs.uk

They are part of Health Education England and their aim is to support people in education and at all stages of their career to discover more about the health roles that are available, and how to get in and get on.

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Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) is the professional body for the healthcare finance profession where members get practical resources, insightful thought leadership, support with personal growth and CPD and access to an influential network. They seek to represent, support and provide high quality, independent and objective advice to thier members and the wider healthcare community.  https://www.hfma.org.uk


The NHS Skills Development Network operates across NHS organisations in England. Its remit is to provide the infrastructure for improving leadership and professional development skills, raising standards and sharing best practice through economy-wide learning.  The Skills Development Network uses a dedicated website, www.skillsdevelopmentnetwork.com, to publicise and support its work.  The website is the primary source of information for all staff in providing resources for personal and organisational development.


As part of Health Education England (HEE), the NHS Leadership Academy’s philosophy is simple – great leadership development improves leadership behaviours and skills. Better leadership leads to better patient care, experience and outcomes. Their purpose is to work with their partners to deliver excellent leadership across the NHS to have a direct impact on patient care. They offer a range of tools, models, programmes and expertise to support individuals, organisations and local partners to develop leaders, celebrating and sharing where outstanding leadership makes a real difference.  http://www.leadershipacademy.nhs.uk


NHS Wales Finance Academy their ambition is to create a finance function that is “Best suited to Wales but comparable with the best anywhere”.  Their vision for NHS Wales is Finance Adding Value, with four themes – People, Innovation and Partnership and Excellence.  http://www.financeacademy.wales.nhs.uk


NHSScotland offers a huge range of exciting and challenging opportunities for people who are passionate about making a difference. 162,192 people are employed by NHSScotland (June 2017). They work across 14 territorial NHS Boards, seven Special NHS Boards and one public health body. Each board is supported by the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates.  Increasingly the workforce in NHSScotland is based outside traditional hospital settings, working instead in GP surgeries, clinics and health centres in the community; and with partner organisations, local authorities and the Scottish Government.  http://www.careers.nhs.scot


Health & Social Care Northern Ireland each Trust is committed to providing appropriate learning and development opportunities to all staff. HSC training is designed to equip employees with the skills and knowledge they need to undertake their jobs to the highest standard while developing themselves to progress in their careers.  https://www.hscrecruit.com

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