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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.

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About this Career

£18,102

Average salary

New workers start around £6,893.92. Normal pay is £18,102 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £26,591.52.

374

Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily 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.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

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Skills

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Reading Comprehension
48
Speaking
46
Active Listening
46
Critical Thinking
44
Writing
42
Monitoring
42
Active Learning
39
Learning Strategies
37
Mathematics
24
Science
0

Our colleges

Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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