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Nursing Support Worker

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As a nursing support worker you help nursing staff to look after patients in hospitals, nursing homes or in the community. You carry out basic care tasks, working as part of a team under the supervision of a qualified nurse or another qualified health worker.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

Under NHS Agenda for Change, nursing support workers start on Band 2, £17,110 to £19,470 a year. With promotion your salary would rise to Band 3, £18,292 to £21,349 a year. The current pay scales are from April 2018.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2018
35193
1.9 %
RISE
2023
35852
  United Kingdom
2018
351904
2.8 %
RISE
2023
361665

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What Does it Take?

You should be:

Training

Getting On

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Courtesy of NHS Health Careers

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Skills for Health
Tel: 0207 388 8800
E-mail: contactus@skillsforhealth.org.uk
Website: http://www.skillsforhealth.org.uk/
Twitter: @Skillsforhealth
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skillsforhealth1

Skills for Health is the Sector Skills Council for the health sector.

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