A qualification in health and social care gives you the foundation to work in a broad range of roles across healthcare and social services. Steph currently works as a nurse on a respiratory ward, but says there are many other roles available to her!
After finishing her GCSEs at school, Steph knew that she was interested in a career in Health and Social Care, so didn’t hesitate to apply for the course. She wasn’t sure exactly what career path she wanted to take, but after starting the course it was clear that were multiple pathways were possible.
Steph particularly liked going on work placements during her course, as this was what really informed her of the kinds of careers she could aim towards and gave real insight into what they involved.
One particular element of the course that helped Steph in her future studies was learning how to write and reference essays properly – this came in handy at University! Steph believes that Eastleigh College were a great help in getting her University place, from helping with applications and finances to preparing her for working independently.