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Further Information

The CaretoLearn pathway can help you identify formal learning opportunities in the North East, based on your preferences and support your career development in health and social care.

This section signposts you to further information and guidance on career opportunities within the sector from a national perspective. The information offered may help you when researching the direction you want to take in your career in health and social care.


There are several available frameworks across the sector which guide career and workforce development in the North-East. The regulatory standards for support worker registration with the SSSC for practitioners working in social care and the NES Healthcare Support Worker Learning Framework offer professional frameworks supporting career development in the sector. While training apprenticeships, Scottish Vocational Qualification and Professional Development Awards enable practitioners to identify and support progression relevant to their role and future development needs.

Career Information & Advice

Explore the exciting, challenging and rewarding career opportunities available in the NHS in Scotland. The NHSScotland Careers website was set up to promote the range and quality of careers and opportunities available in the NHS in Scotland today.


What’s it really like to work in social services? One in 13 people in Scotland work in social services. Every day they make a difference to people’s lives. With opportunities to gain new skills, qualifications and personal fulfilment a job in social services could make a difference to your life too. It really is #LifeChangingWork Find out more by visiting Careers in Care.


My World of Work is Scotland’s award-winning online career information and advice service. The web service My World of Work provides trustworthy, expert information and advice – free to access at any time, for people at any stage in their career. The site is designed to support people of all ages and stages, with activities and tools to help you identify the opportunities open to you. Find out more about your career options by exploring the health and social care industry pages and find the career that's right for you.

myworldofwork.co.uk - health care

myworldofwork.co.uk - social care