For The attention of Health Professionals

“Here at Nightingales army we aim to provide free accessible knowledge to all those who are already employed in the health and social care sector and those interested starting a career in the sector.”

Explaining the job roles available to you with your current qualifications and, how you can access new roles and responsibilities. We will guide you to your chosen career path and continue to support your learning and development to give you further opportunities in the future. 

The role of a health care assistant is ever evolving and adapting. Each individual we care for we work in a person cantered manner, providing adaptive care to them based on their personal preferences and medical requirements. This means what fits one person will not fit another. We have to have a wide understanding of the human body, how each illness can effect the body, physically and mentally. How to use aids to assist an individual to: walk, transfer from bed to wheelchair and again to the toilet or commode. Assisting meals and knowing the correct IDDSI framework as well as in some cases administering medication, directly or indirectly.

We want to clearly lay out what your duties will consist of, what you will be responsible and accountable for so you are aware of the requirements of your job role, areas will differ, for some they may not be able to work in a learning development sector but may flourish in a Dementia sector. Being educated and knowing what to expect can build your confidence and retain you within your job role.

Have an unanswered question? Contact us today and we will help you to find an answer.

Attention of health professionals Index

Looking for information on the various types of contracts and how they may suit you? Click Here

Understanding how to build a professional development plan and why it is important to keep a record of your training and education. Click Here.

Understanding and learning about some common conditions you will be working with. Click Here.

Knowing your job role and accountability. Click Here.

If you are worried someone is being abused and you need further advice on where to speak up. Click Here.

Understanding end of life and how to support someone in their last moments. Click Here.

Wanting to raise a grievance? We explain how to. Here.

Understanding your nutrition and well-being and the nutrition of those within your care. Click Here.