Nursing Associate: Bridges the gap between health & care assistants and registered nurses. A stand-alone role that provides a career pathway into graduate level nursing.
Assistant Practitioners: Bridges the gap between healthcare assistant/ support worker and registered professions. A non-occupational specific role deployed across multi-professional settings. Provides a career pathway into a range of registered graduate professional roles such as a nurse, dietitian, physiotherapist, healthcare science practitioner, occupational therapist, psychological wellbeing practitioner.
For more information go to NHS Employers ‘Developing your Support Workforce’.