#NoWrongPath 2022

Received your SQA exam results? We’re here to offer inspiration and reassurance.  

No matter what the result, there’s a huge range of roles in the NHS to match your skills, interests, or qualifications. 

We’re going to show you that there’s #NoWrongPath to success! 

Find your career in NHSScotland

The NHS offers a huge range of job roles. You can learn more about them by exploring our careers. Find the right career in NHSScotland for you and make a difference today!

You already have the skills we need

Worried that you don’t have relevant skills for the role you want?

Unsure if you have the right skills for a job in NHSScotland?

We know that you already have the skills we need. These are transferable skills that you’ve built up through:

  • school
  • hobbies and leisure activities
  • volunteering
  • work

Find out how to write about all your skills by reading our transferable skills blog post.

Routes into NHSScotland

There are lots of ways you can start working in the NHS. You might consider a Modern Apprenticeship or maybe you’ll go to college or university.

If you want to know about the paths you could take, or you’re trying to decide which route is for you, get started by checking out these 8 routes into an NHS role.

For some career paths, you’ll be able to apply for a role by looking at our current NHSScotland vacancies.

There’s no wrong path to a career in NHSScotland

No matter what results you’ve achieved in your exams this year, you can find a path to career success at NHSScotland.

Make sure that you:

  • recognise all your transferable skills
  • know the range of routes available to you
  • can explain how you live our core values

Need more advice?

Still feeling unsure about your career options?

Find out what our colleagues say about their own paths to finding a role in the NHS in their career stories.

Results Helpline

If you’d like to speak to an adviser to talk over your options, Skills Development Scotland’s Results Helpline is there to help.

Telephone: 0808 100 8000

The 2022 Results Helpline opening hours are: 

  • Tuesday 9 and Wednesday 10 August, 8:00am to 8:00pm
  • Thursday 11 and Friday 12 August, 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Monday 15 to Wednesday 17 August, 9:00am to 5:00pm  

You can also find more information, guidance and support about what to do when you receive your results on the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) results page.

Follow #NoWrongPath on social media

Check out our social media channels for more #NoWrongPath stories:

View our vacancies

Find your perfect career in NHSScotland.

Call the Results Helpline

Skills Development Scotland’s careers advisers can offer you information, advice and guidance to support you.