Nottingham University Hospitals, NHS
“Because it was steered by something that was quite a difficult time in our lives, we thought, why not do it? Let’s live today to the fullest and actually do what we want to do.” Monica started out working in retail and then went on to work as a cashier in bank. She was inspired to retrain as a nurse after spending time in hospital when her husband became ill.
More information about Nursing auxiliaries and assistants
The UK average salary is £28,758
There are 37.5 hours in the average working week
The UK workforce is 47% female and 53% male
- Performs basic clinical tasks such as taking patients’ temperature and pulse, weighing and measuring, performing urine tests and extracting blood samples;
- Prepares patient for examination and treatment;
- Distributes and serves food, assists patients in feeding and prepares snacks and hot drinks;
- Assists patients in washing, dressing, toiletry activities and general mobility;
- Changes bed linen, makes beds and tidies wards.
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