Reports to: Registered Nurse

Main objectives: To perform tasks to assist nursing personnel in the home, schools and in the wider community.

Typical functions and responsibilities:

  • Assist with bathing, toileting, dressing and feeding patients.
  • Escort patients when necessary.
  • Clean and sterilise medical equipment and instruments.
  • Help patients’ rehabilitation in areas such as social skills and walking.
  • Carry out clerical and phone duties.

Typical qualifications and experience: One year on-the-job training.