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Management & Non Clinical Roles

There is a wide variety of disciplines for managers and non-clinical roles in the health and care sector and they are a key part of the workforce.

They may often be ‘behind the scenes’ but these roles are often integral to the smooth running of operational services.


Working in finance means you will be part of team responsible for ensuring funds are allocated to the right places and spent appropriately and on time. There are a variety of roles at different levels who may work in areas such as payroll, accounts, financial audit and more.


The Communications teams are responsible for how an organisation communicates with its local population as well as existing patients, staff and the media.

Human Resources

Human Resources is the department responsible for managing all matters related to employees. There are a variety of roles from recruitment, training and advising on employment legislation and all involve supporting frontline colleagues so that they can focus on delivering the best possible patient care.

Project Manager

The role of the Project Manager is becoming an increasingly popular role in health and care. As a Project Manager you may be in charge of a variety of projects, leading teams, defining goals, communicating with stakeholders, and seeing a project through to its closure. The aim of a project may be to introduce a new way of working or changes to a service in order to provide the best possible patient care.

Entry Requirements

Requirements may vary based on the specific job role and organisation. GCSE’s or equivalent are advantageous. There are also apprenticeships available in some professions. The NHS Graduate Management Training Scheme may also have courses to this specialism.

Useful Resources

CIPD The Professional Body for Human Resources and People Development (opens in a new window)

CISI Financial Services Professional Body (opens in a new window)

Graduate Management Training Scheme (opens in a new window)