Healthcare support workers (HCSWs) are an essential part of a health or social care team, providing high quality and compassionate care to individuals.
They carry out well-defined routine clinical duties and essential fundamentals of care. HCSWs work in a range of healthcare settings and work with others from both health and social care, reporting to a registered healthcare practitioner.
You will be able to work effectively as part of a team.
You will always act within the limits of your competence, knowing who to ask for help and support if you are not sure.
You will work within agreed ways of working, following the relevant standards, policies and protocols used in your workplace including the Code of Conduct for Healthcare Support Workers and Adult Social Care Workers in England.