Job Purpose: No statutory Nursing Qualification required. The post holder must be of a caring nature, sympathetic to the needs of patients. The post holder must have the ability to work with colleagues from a variety of disciplines. The post holder carries out assigned tasks involving direct care in support of, and supervised by, a Registered Nurse. Duties And Responsibilities: The range of duties considered appropriate for Nursing Auxiliaries is set out below. The word assist is used to denote that after appropriate instruction and supervised practice, the Nursing Auxiliary can carry out assigned tasks involving direct care in support of and supervised by a Registered Nurse. S/he may assist with duties other than those outlined. The post holder regularly works without supervision. The role of the Nursing Auxiliary is to assist the trained Nurse and Nurse Learners as a member of the Ward/Department team to : 1. Ensure an effective delivery of nursing care is provided to patients and that an acceptable standard of care is maintained. 2. Provide, through Unit policies, a safe environment for the treatment of patients and protection of staff. 3. Participate in In-Service programmes as required. 4. Participate in rotation and redeployment of staff as required.