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Career Crossroads

For many, coming to a career crossroads can be a time of uncertainty. Do you stay where you are with what you know or take a chance and try something new? What if it doesn’t work out? Then again... what if it does?

There’s certainly never any harm in thinking about your career, exploring your options and weighing up some pros and cons. Although there are many reasons as to why people feel the need to re-evaluate their career, the most important thing to remember is that the choice is yours.

The good news is that through your experience within in the healthcare industry, you will have gained many transferable skills, allowing you to explore a number of different career pathways.

Career path ahead

Who are you?

Having a greater sense of awareness about who you are and focusing on what's important to you will help you make meaningful choices.
Applying for jobs

Explore different roles and profiles

Fancy a change in career direction but don't know where to start?

Use the Health Careers website to explore and research different roles within healthcare, and to find out what experience, skills or entry requirements you'll need.

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What's out there?

Once you've reflected upon who you are and what your values are, it's time for you to start researching your possible choices.
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Your career: Ill health and disability

If you find yourself at a career crossroads due to a change in your health, you are not alone.

Our resources can guide and empower you to make the necessary changes and ensure you're working at your best.

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