Nursing Support Workers
Nursing support workers (NSWs) are the bedrock of our wards, clinics and community teams working with everyone from children to adults in all aspects of physical and mental health.
The term ’nursing support worker’ encompasses hundreds of different job titles and roles, including health care assistants (HCAs), health care support workers (HCSWs), assistant practitioners (AP), trainee nursing associates (TNA) and nursing associates (NAs) (England).
The RCN is the ‘go to’ organisation for all members of the nursing team. We understand your needs better than anyone else, whether you aspire to develop your career or remain in your support role and be the best you can be in that role. We’re here every step of the way.
What can the RCN do for you?
Ofrah Muflahi - Professional Lead, Nursing Support Workers, talks about some of the support the RCN can offer you.
On 23 November we celebrate our nursing support workers.
Nursing Support Workers: Your career
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