Career pathways

Find out more about the career pathways for some of our most needed roles in Bradford District and Craven

Detailed through the tabs below are the routes in to and progression from Midwifery Services, Care Services, General Practice Nurses and Nurses in Care Settings. Find out what experience and qualifications you need to work in these roles, and how you can progress your career within these professions.  Presented also are the exciting and varied range of roles you can step in to having worked in these areas (Associated Roles).


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General Practice Nurses

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Nurses in Care Settings

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Listed below are some further roles within the health and social care sector that you might be interested in, as described by our own people in Bradford District and Craven.

Getting work experience

OWH – Career Route

Specialty training pathways

OWH – Career Levels – Claire Murphy

Why I chose to study medicine

OWH – Career pathways – Airedale

Why you should study medicine

OWH – Training – Karl Mainprize

Introduction to the Careers and Technical Education Programme

Bradford District’s Careers and Technical Education programme is an innovative way of providing education for young people. This approach blends work related skills and experiences, with clearer pathways into employment and higher education.

The programme provides young people with opportunities from their primary school years through to their post-secondary school years to understand occupations, careers and how the right technical and academic knowledge can support their education and career pathways. The programme aims to build a highly-skilled young workforce by better preparing young people for lifelong learning and stepping into employment.

The health and social care sector programme focuses on 10 pathways to help learners navigate their way to success.
These are:

  • Biotechnology Research & Development
  • Diagnostics Services
  • Health Informatics
  • Support Services
  • Therapeutic Services
  • Adult Health
  • Adult Social Care
  • Early Education
  • Childhood Health
  • Children’s social care