Health & Social Care Resources

Please see a list below of useful Health & Social Care resources including websites, blog posts and Facebook pages to follow:

Careers websites

National Careers Service- government careers service where you can search job titles and courses near you. Also has a skills assessment feature to explore roles best suited for your skills.

The Princes Trust- charitable organisation which works in collaboration with Health Education England (HEE) to help young people get into the healthcare workforce.

NHS Careers- official NHS website dedicated to healthcare careers with search facility for courses and job roles.

Think Care Careers- website with resources on adult social care.

Department of Health & Social Care- explores roles within adult social care.

Social Care TV- a great resource compiled by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE). Features a range of videos exploring different types of social care including working with autism, challenging behaviour, mental health and disabilities.

Royal College of Nursing- advice for those interested in a career in nursing.

Royal College of Midwives- advice for those interested in a career in midwifery.


Healthcare blog posts to follow

The Health Foundation- an independent charity that invites guest bloggers in the healthcare community to contribute.

Special Needs Jungle- shares parent-led information about special education, disability issues, health conditions and rare diseases for children and young people aged up to 25 since its launch in 2008.

The Mental Elf- Started in 2011 for the sharing of research and reports regarding mental health, the blog has since expanded to include content from a team of experts across the world.

Biology, Medicine and Health Student Blog- Blog posts by undergraduate and postgraduate students at the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health at The University of Manchester-


Organisations to follow on Facebook

Warrington and Halton Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust- @WarringtonAndHaltonHospitalsNhsFoundationTrust  

Your Life Your Way- @YLYWCIC 
The leading provider of Personal Assistants and client centric care to Disabled and Older People based in Northwich.

Bluebird Care St Helens & Warrington- @BluebirdCareStHelensWarrington. Home health care service.

Take a look at our school leaver Health & Social Care Courses here:

Level 1 Health & Social Care

Level 2 Health & Social Care

Level 3 Health & Social Care