Nursing Support and Care Worker

Kaiāwhina Tapuhi/​Kaimahi Atawhai

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

Nursing support and care workers provide assistance, support and care to people in a variety of health, welfare and community settings, and in their homes.

Pay

Nursing support and care workers usually earn between

$35K-$40K per year

Source: DHB/NZ Nurses Organisation Collective Agreement 2012 -2015.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a nursing support and care worker are good due to increasing demand for their services.
Karen McIntyre and a colleague standing on either side of a hospital bed, tucking sheets in

Karen McIntyre and a colleague making a patient's bed

Last updated 13 January 2016