Nursing Auxiliaries and Assistants
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.
New workers start around £18,210. Normal pay is £22,683 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £32,235.
- Changes bed linen, makes beds and tidies wards.
- Assists patients in washing, dressing, toiletry activities and general mobility.
- Distributes and serves food, assists patients in feeding and prepares snacks and hot drinks.
- Prepares patient for examination and treatment.
- Performs basic clinical tasks such as taking patients.
Skills employers are asking for
- Reading Comprehension
- Active Listening
- Critical Thinking
- Active Learning
- Learning Strategies