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: £10.50 p/h

    Category: Dental Nurse

    We have a number of shifts available over the next couple of months for experienced, fully-qualified dental nurses, starting immediately! 
    Our clients include both private and NHS practices and the majority of roles involve standard chairside duties.  Some knowledge of Exact and/or R4 is usually required. 
    It goes without ...

  2. Support Worker - Part Time

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Healthcare Support Worker

    Interested in exploring a career in social care? We would love to hear from you! This is an opportunity to join one of Scotland’s leading and most innovative care providers as a Support Worker.

    Our client, Blackwood Housing, has permanent roles available across Edinburgh for experienced carers and those ...