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10 Careers that Help People in Different Ways | List of Best Careers

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Careers that Help People – You know the most important thing in life is not the money you make, the car you drive or the mansion you live in, the most important thing in life is how much of an impact you made in someone’s life and  trust me it’s worth more than all the houses and cars you can think of. In this article, I will be showing you the top 10 career that help people in different ways.

1. Teaching


The first in our list is teaching. A Teacher doesn’t just teach people, he builds people and by impacting into them, a teacher empowers them to achieve their goal and aspiration.

Teaching as a career allows you to help people directly and see the results first-hand as your students develop and grow. As well as primary and secondary schools, teachers can work in further education colleges, schools for pupils with disabilities and special needs, pupil referral units, young offenders’ institutions and hospitals.

You need a degree to qualify as a teacher but if you don’t fancy going to university there are other careers in education you could consider, such as youth work, play work, childcare or being a teaching assistant

2. Medicine


Being a  doctor is perhaps the most important  profession to help people, this is because  life is the most important aspect of our existence, in fact there is no existence without been alive  and a doctor is the person what tackles this aspect.

Becoming a doctor is great option if you want to help people straight and see the effect your work has had on each individual and their family. There’s also the chance to get involved in medical research if you’d like your work to have a wider impact, such as finding new cures for diseases.

Some doctors carry out research while continuing to work with patients; others do it as their full-time job. You can work in a hospital, GP surgery, outpatient clinic or even with the armed forces and choose from a huge range of medical specialists, from surgery to psychiatry. All doctors need a degree in medicine

3. Nursing


Nursing is another amazing career to help people. Working as a nurse would involve working with patients in a huge variety of settings. As well as hospital wards, there are ton and ton of  jobs in GP surgeries, helping  surgeons in theatre, or paying  people visit  in their own homes as an area nurse.

You could work as an adult nurse, children’s nurse, neonatal nurse (working with newborn babies), mental health nurse or learning disabilities work as a nurse, you would need a degree, most study for this full time at university, though a new nursing degree apprenticeship has just been launched, which will offer you the opportunity to work for the NHS while studying and have your tuition fees paid for you.

4. Psychology

A psychologist takes care of the mental health of his patient, so it’s a pretty amazing career too. There are different types of psychology careers, many of which would involve helping people.

Some are in healthcare: health psychologists deal with psychological aspects of physical health (eg giving up smoking), clinical psychologists and counseling psychologists work primarily in mental health, and neuropsychologists assist patient  with brain injuries.

Some Other careers include educational psychology (helping children who are struggling to learn) and forensic psychology (working with prisons to reduce offending). You’ll need a degree in psychology

5. Alternative careers in healthcare

besides being a nurse, doctor or psychologist, There are lots of other careers in healthcare  For instance, you could work in audiology (treating hearing and balance problems), radiotherapy and oncology (treating cancer), optometry (treating the visual system) or podiatry (treating feet and lower limbs) or a career as a paramedic, physiotherapist, midwife or pharmacist

6. Social work

Basically, a Social workers work with persons and families who need some support. They can also assist ageing people, adults with mental health issues or adults with learning difficulties to live as self-sufficiently as possible. They can also work with children in care or families in which there are child protection concerns, or manage fostering and adoption processes.

Or they can work with offenders. Social workers need a degree and are involved in activities such as conducting assessments, organizing packages of support or referrals to other services, and liaising with other professionals such as doctors and teachers.

Non-graduate jobs can involve providing hands-on support with tasks such as cooking, washing and dressing

7. Emergency services

You want to join the police, ambulance service or fire and rescue service? Trust me, there’s no better way to service and help the public than pursuing one of this career.

You can serve your community while getting out and about and being physically active. You could also consider a career in emergency planning, which involves devising plans for how to protect the public against threats such as terrorist attacks and severe weather.

There are a number of different entry routes to the emergency services; some require a degree but others don’t.

8. Public service

Working in a public would usually demand that you interact with people, so it’s a pretty cool career to help others there are many jobs in central government, local government and government agencies.

Working as public service would work for the good of the country and its citizens. How well you go about job would affect thousands or millions of people.

Although you might not meet them individually. You could help keep the UK safe by joining MI5, MI6, GCHQ or the Defence Engineering and Science Group (DESG), develop proposals for new laws with the Government Legal Service, work in a strategic role devising new policies for central or local government, or provide services such as pension payments directly to the public.

9. Charity careers

Likewise, if you work for a charity you will interact directly with the people (or animals) that the charity helps, or you might have a more office-based job. For instance, your role could involve fundraising, marketing, campaigning, lobbying parliament (trying to influence government policy), accounting, admin or IT.

There are jobs for both graduates and non-graduates; to get one you’ll either need to do lots of relevant voluntary work or start your career outside the charity sector and then join once you’re an experienced professional.

 10. Law


Been a lawyer will virtually allow you interact with lots of people and if possible help people, by  standing for the oppressed and poor to seek for justice, you will be impacting into people’s life.

CSN Team

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