Health and Social Care
Careers and jobs in health and social care in Dumfries and Galloway
Health is one of the largest employment sectors in Dumfries and Galloway. Around 11,000 people are employed in the sector, mostly for large employers such as local hospitals and care homes.
Careers in this sector are many and varied. They include healthcare roles such as dentist, health visitor, physiotherapist, play therapist and chiropractor. Social care roles include childminding, housing officers and social workers. There are also opportunities in business and administration, for example as a medical secretary or a health service manager.
Find out more from My World of Work about roles in healthcare and social services.
Health and social care college courses in Dumfries and Galloway
Dumfries & Galloway College offers qualifications in health and social care.
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DYW DG and the health and social care sector
DYW DG works with leading trainers and providers in the region to address skill gaps and identify future workforce requirements.
Contact us to find out how we can help you with succession planning and getting more young people into your workplace.