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Surgeon

 

 

A career from studying Health and Social Care: Surgeon

 Surgeons specialise in caring for patients who may need an operation. This might happen when the patient has been injured, has a disease, or has a condition that is getting worse.

A surgeon needs to put people at their ease and inspire trust and confidence. They also need to work under pressure and make quick, accurate decisions.

If you are interested in a challenging, yet rewarding career in medicine, this could be perfect for you.

To become a surgeon, you will need to complete a five year degree course in medicine, recognised by the General Medical  Council. You will also have to do further training that would last up to ten years.

  •  Hours  - 48 per week
  • Starting salary  - £37,176 + per year

For further information on how to become a Surgeon and / or search for related careers please visit: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/advice/planning/jobprofiles/Pages/surgeon.aspx