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Health Care Support Worker resources and development

Welcome to the NHSGGC HCSW resource and development hub. We wanted a place where all resources for HCSW professional development are in the one place. We have links to different support sites such a NES, our own development programmes and a sample of training courses and instructions on how to access them.

NHSGGC HCSW induction and code of conduct 

Healthcare Support Worker Central

http://www.supportworkercentral.nes.scot.nhs.uk/

Healthcare support worker central is a key tool for all HCSWs, holding recourses from personal development planning, HCSW learning framework and qualifications.

 

Healthcare support worker toolkit

http://www.hcswtoolkit.nes.scot.nhs.uk/

HCSW toolkit has recourses for role development and induction standards and codes.

 

The Competency Portfolio

The Competency Portfolio (TCP) is NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Practice Education development programme for nursing health care support worker (HCSW).

 

RCN Scotland

Today, 20th July 2021, RCN Scotland releases our series of bite-sized video guides for HCSWs working in Scotland!  The guides are designed for all HCSWs and they cover a range of topics.

RCN Scotland We Care

 

NMAHP latest newsletter from NES March 2021

Follow @NES_hcsw on Twitter

 

Courses for HCSW

Adult/Paediatric basic life support – Can be booked through eESS in coordination with your line manager and should be renewed every 12-18 months.

ABLS- This 1.5 hour session is appropriate for nursing support staff, some registered nursing staff and allied health care professionals.

PBLS- This 2 hour session is appropriate for nursing support staff, some registered nursing staff and allied health care professionals, some school/nursery staff

Cannulation and venepuncture – Can be booked through eESS in coordination with your line manager, a learnpro module is a pre requisite of this course.

Moving and handling competency assessor training -  Healthcare support workers can become M & H assessors within their area, promoting best moving and handling practice to ensure patients are moved safely and hopefully reduce staff injury.

HCSW's would attend a one-day training session with the Moving & Handling team and after this they would be able to carry out the assessments within their ward /dept.

Can be booked through eESS in coordination with your line manager.

 

Any comments or questions please email: [email protected]

 

 

content continually developing, please check in from time to time

Last Updated: 30 July 2021