Healthcare Support Worker
What is it like to become a Healthcare Support Worker?
Healthcare support workers work across a variety of settings, from mental health to children’s services. As a healthcare support worker, you’ll work under the supervision of a healthcare professional, supporting them and helping patients on their journey back to full health.
It’s a hands-on role – one minute you could be taking blood and the next lending an ear to an anxious patient – but it’s one of the most rewarding jobs. Your day-to-day will vary depending on which part of the NHS you’re working in. For example, if you’re based in a hospital your duties may include: