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Nursing auxiliaries and assistants assist doctors, nurses and other health professionals in caring for the sick and injured within hospitals, homes, clinics and the wider community.

Tasks

  • Performs basic clinical tasks such as taking patients’ temperature and pulse, weighing and measuring, performing urine tests and extracting blood samples
  • Prepares patient for examination and treatment
  • Distributes and serves food, assists patients in feeding and prepares snacks and hot drinks
  • Assists patients in washing, dressing, toiletry activities and general mobility
  • Changes bed linen, makes beds and tidies wards.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal academic entry requirements. Off- and on-the-job training is provided. NVQs/ SVQs in Care are available at Levels 2 and 3.

What could I earn?

Salaries for this occupation tend to start at £19,000 per annum and can progress up to £23,000 per annum.

Is it in growth or decline?

There are currently 51,646 employed Nursing Auxiliaries & Assistants in the region.

Current Vacancies

Senior Care Assistant
/ Total Health Support and Training Services / 7 Dec 2021

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