Be a vital part of our NHS team as a Healthcare Support Worker
Are you caring, compassionate and looking to make a positive impact on people’s lives?
We welcome individuals like you, with diverse backgrounds and experience, looking to start a career in healthcare. Health Care Support Workers (HCSWs) are the backbone of our healthcare system, providing crucial support and care to patients and their families.
As an HCSW, you will embark on a rewarding career in healthcare. Whether you come from customer service, hospitality, administration, or something else entirely, transferable skills can be invaluable in this role. We believe that diverse perspectives and experiences enrich our healthcare team and contribute to better patient care.
By joining us you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference every day. You’ll benefit from career development. We’ll provide the tools, resources, and support for you to grow professionally. You’ll be able to access fantastic training opportunities that will enhance your skills and enable you to excel in your role as an HCSW.
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As an HCSW, your role will be dynamic and diverse.
The role can be busy, and your duties will vary, but you’ll always be at the core of healthcare, helping patients and their families during a vulnerable time in their lives.
Your daily duties may involve amongst other things:
- assisting patients with daily tasks like eating, washing, showering, and dressing
- preparing patients for tests
- making beds
- documenting tasks as you carry them out
- conducting patient observations such as checking blood pressure, pulse, and temperature
- monitoring blood glucose levels
- transferring patients to other departments
- assisting with discharges
- assisting with new admissions
- supporting patients and their families as needed.
All of this gives support to patients and families when they need it.
Beyond that, you’ll have options to progress. For those aspiring to join the nursing profession, we provide apprenticeship routes to nursing associate roles and degree qualifications in Nursing, Midwifery, and Therapies.
Join our organisation today and embark on a rewarding career as a Healthcare Support Worker