Healthcare Support Worker Jobs

Healthcare Support Worker jobs can work within hospital or community settings under the guidance of a qualified healthcare professional. Healthcare Support Worker jobs can be very varied depending upon the area in which the person is employed.

The various types of duties that healthcare support worker jobs will undertake include washing and dressing of patients, feeding the patients, toileting, helping patients to mobilise and bed making. Healthcare support workers are generally employed to assist with the patients overall comfort.

Occasionally, healthcare support worker jobs are trained by nursing staff in monitoring patients conditions i.e. taking temperatures, pulse, respiration's and weight.

Healthcare support worker jobs may have the opportunity to obtain an NVQ qualification in care up to Level 3.  Often, if a healthcare support worker jobs obtains an NVQ level 2 this will then lead to the healthcare support worker having more responsibility in terms of the role they are fulfilling.

An NVQ level 3 will meet the minimum entry requirements for healthcare support worker jobs to enter into nurse training.

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  1. Dental Nurse

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £11.00 p/h

    Category: Dental Nurse

    Stafffinders are looking for experienced relief Dental nurses urgently to help around the Edinburgh area and surrounds, this role has a strong focus on patient care and the ability to put patients at ease.
    This role can fit around busy working and home lifestyles and provides exciting opportunities to work ...

  2. Support Worker

    Location: Midlothian

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Healthcare Support Worker

    Stafffinders are working with their Edinburgh based client seeking experienced Support Workers to join their expanding team across Midlothian.  
    As a support worker, you will join a dedicated, friendly and motivated team who personalise support and care on an individual basis to their customers.  To achieve this, you will collaborate ...