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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.

Entry Reqirements

Level 3 NVQ; A Levels

Typical Tasks

  • 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.

Desired Skills

Reading Comprehension, Speaking, Active Listening, Critical Thinking, Writing, Monitoring, Active Learning, Learning Strategies, Mathematics, Science

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