Health & Care

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The Health & Care Deep Dive has explored the specialised and transferable skills needs for the sector and there is significant detail to be found in the Health & Care Evidence Base Report.

Specialised Skills

  • Nursing (mental and physical)
  • Supporting Dementia Care
  • Understanding Autism
  • Mental Health Support
  • Good End of Life Care
  • Clinical Skills (PEG bags, insulin, catheters, infection control)
  • Pharma Skills – Chemists, formulation scientists, manufacturing, services, analysts
  • Leadership and management
  • English as a second Language
  • Manual Handling / Mandatory training

Transferable Skills​

  • Resilience
  • Being able to adapt to change
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Openness to learn/ willingness to work
  • A good attitude
  • Professionalism

Read our Health & Care Sector Deep Dive reports here

Deep Dive Executive SummaryDeep Dive Evidence Base ReportView the infographicView the infographic

For further information, please see our annexes from the main report


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