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.
More about this Career
New workers start around £7407. Normal pay is £19450 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £28572.
Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.
- 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 looking for