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.
Healthcare Support Worker Central
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
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).
NMAHP latest newsletter from NES March 2021
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.
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