Senior Nursing Assistant (DN)
The Senior Nursing Assistant works as a member of the District Nursing Team and assists in the provision of safe, effective, person-centred care under the direction of a registered nurse. They take responsibility for delegated activities including limited clinical or therapeutic interventions, within the limits of their competence. Senior Nursing Assistants may also consider the option to progress to become a registered nurse. Listen to the Senior Nursing Assistant describing their role in District Nursing by clicking on their name.
The core competency domains relevant to the Senior Nursing Assistant role have been mapped to the relevant DoH (2018) Standards for Nursing Assistants
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