AHP, Pathology & Pharmacy careers event

Unsure of what career path you want to take? Still deciding on your college or university course? Thinking of a career change and don’t know where to start? Come to our Allied Health Professional (AHP), Pathology, and Pharmacy careers event to learn about a range of healthcare careers!

Meet the teams, take a tour, watch demonstrations, and discover the various career pathways. Plus, find out about work experience, work shadowing, and support for university applications.

Event details

Event details

Saturday 12 October 2024, 9.30 am – 12.00 pm

Barnstaple event location:

Medical Education Centre, Level 1

North Devon District Hospital

Raleigh Heights, Barnstaple, EX31 4JB

Exeter event location:

The RILD Building, RD&E (Wonford)

Barrack Road, Exeter, EX2 5DW

Who should attend?

Who should attend?

We're looking forward to meeting people who are interested in learning about some of the lesser-known careers available in the NHS. The event is aimed at:

• School, college, and university students

• People of all ages considering a career change - it's never too late to change profession!

• AHP, Pathology, and Pharmacy professionals interested in joining the Royal Devon team


• Anyone considering returning to practice within these professions

Learn about Allied Health Professions (AHPs)

Learn about Allied Health Professions (AHPs)

Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) are made up of 14 professions, we offer nine of them at the Royal Devon:

Diagnostic radiographers perform imaging techniques such as x-ray, to diagnose and monitor illnesses

Dietitians diagnose and treat dietary and nutritional problems for people of all ages

Occupational therapists help people of all ages overcome completing everyday tasks of activities

Operating department practitioners look after patients before, during, and after surgery in theatres

Orthoptists diagnose and treat defects in eye movement and how eyes can work together

Physiotherapists treat people affected by injury, illness, or disability with movement, exercise, manual therapy, and education

Podiatrists specialise in the foot, ankle, and leg, improving mobility, independence, and quality of life

Speech and language therapists treat communication, eating, drinking, and swallowing difficulties

Therapeutic radiographers deliver radiotherapy treatments using a range of technical equipment

View our AHP careers pages

Learn about Pathology

Learn about Pathology

Pathology is the study and understanding of how illnesses and diseases work and their impact on people.

If you are interested in science, a career in pathology could be for you. Working in our onsite laboratories using cutting-edge technology and state-of-the-art equipment, as a Biomedical Scientist you'll be saving lives by testing samples and identifying conditions.

Learn about Pharmacy careers

Learn about Pharmacy careers

We have three pharmacy career routes available at the Royal Devon:

Aseptic careers where you’ll work in a sterile environment where we develop and manufacture injectable medications like chemotherapy, immunotherapies, and other specialised medications.

Pharmacy Technicians work alongside Pharmacists to prepare medicines, check prescriptions, and deliver supplies. Pharmacy Technicians play a vital role in making sure patients and carers understand how to take their medication as well as providing advice to colleagues in different teams.

Pharmacists make sure all medication is carefully managed for patients from admission to discharge. The majority of our inpatient wards will be visited daily by a Clinical Pharmacist, who will work alongside Doctors, Nurses, and other healthcare professionals to make sure our patients receive the right medication and dosage for their individual needs. 

Visit our Pharmacy careers pages

Search for vacancies

Search for vacancies

Career Gateway is a recruitment system designed to help you easily find and apply for jobs with the Royal Devon.  

To get started, simply search our vacancies and you’ll be taken through to create a profile. You can save your details and applications for use later or to apply for other roles.

You can customise your experience with job alerts, and ask us to get in touch if we find a suitable role that matches your skillset. This is ideal for when that perfect career opportunity comes along. 

Search for roles

Last updated: December 01, 2023.

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