Job Profiles

Each week we'll be lising a new "Job of the Week", with details on various careers including qualifications required and what to expect.


Job of the Week

Stunt Performer

Stunt Performer

Stunt performers plan, design, practise and perform stunts in areas such as motorbike riding, car driving, diving, flying, paragliding, bungee jumping, skiing and horse riding.


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Hairdresser-Barber

Hairdresser/Barber

Hairdressers shampoo, cut and style clients’ hair to a range of modern or classic looks. You could also provide dry or wet shaves to male clients.

Florist

Florist

Florists combine creativity with knowledge of plants and flowers to design and create floral displays that are then sold in shops and/or on market stalls.

Meteorologist

Meteorologist

Meteorologists use information gained from observing the sky, the atmosphere and natural phenomena to give a picture of everyday weather conditions.

Firefighter

Firefighter

You will be dealing with a range of emergencies, not only fires but also helping at other incidents such as rescuing trapped animals and people, handling chemical spillages and assisting at road, rail or air crash scenes.

Social Worker

Social Worker

Your goal is to support people to live independently and thrive in their surroundings. This might involve helping families to stay together, protecting vulnerable people or helping the excluded to be a part of their community.

Air Cabin Crew

Air Cabin Crew

Entry requirements depend on the individual airline. Employers often expect 3–5 GCSEs/National 5s (C or above, or 4 or above in England), including English and Maths and although a degree is not required, having one in languages, hospitality management or travel may be useful.