Health Associate Professionals
Job holders in this unit group carry out a variety of technical and complementary support functions.
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New workers start around £11012. Normal pay is £22623 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £50691.
Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.
- Advises and prescribes in areas of complementary and alternative medicine.
- Inserts needles under the skin, administers aromatic herbs and oils and massages body to relieve pain and restore health.
- Manipulates and massages patient to discover the cause of pain, relieve discomfort, restore function and mobility and to correct irregularities in body structure.
- Diagnoses and treats disorders of vision and eye movements, monitors subsequent progress and recommends further optical, pharmacological or surgical treatment as required.
- Prescribes diet therapy and gives advice to patients, health care professionals and the public on dietetic and nutritional matters for those with special dietary requirements or to prevent illness.