Health care is the various services involved in the prevention, treatment or management of illnesses and injuries. Care can take place in hospitals, health centres, doctors’ surgeries, dental surgeries or opticians, for example. Social care generally involves providing personal care and assistance to children, young people, adults and the elderly in our community.
Source: NHS, BRES (2021)
Source: ONS, Skills for Care, Nuffield Trust
The Careerometer can be used to explore and compare key information about occupations, help you learn about different occupations and identify potential careers. It provides access to a selection of UK headline data relating to pay, weekly hours of work and future employment prospects for different occupations, as well as description of the occupation.
Use the boxes below to simply type in the title of the job you are interested in and the widget provides a series of options from which you can select the most relevant to you. You can then look up another two occupations and compare. You can also select ‘display the UK average’ and compare the information with the occupation you have selected.