Health Associate Professionals

Job holders in this unit group carry out a variety of technical and complementary support functions.


New workers
£ 9,302
£ 19,597
£ 42,537

Available jobs

In the past year there were 20,801 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Advises and prescribes in areas of complementary and alternative medicine.

  • Inserts needles under the skin, administers aromatic herbs and oils and massages body to relieve pain and restore health.

  • Manipulates and massages patient to discover the cause of pain, relieve discomfort, restore function and mobility and to correct irregularities in body structure.

  • Diagnoses and treats disorders of vision and eye movements, monitors subsequent progress and recommends further optical, pharmacological or surgical treatment as required.

  • Prescribes diet therapy and gives advice to patients, health care professionals and the public on dietetic and nutritional matters for those with special dietary requirements or to prevent illness.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Mental Health

  • Nursing

  • Midwifery

  • Auditing

  • Psychology

  • Social Work

  • Primary Care

  • Risk Analysis

  • Physical Therapy

  • Surgery

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Communications

  • Management

  • Teaching

  • English Language

  • Customer Service

  • Planning

  • Leadership

  • Interpersonal Communications

  • Teamwork

  • Research

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.