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Working In Health and Social Care

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  • Essay length: 6781 words
  • Submitted: 04/01/2008
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AS and A Level Healthcare

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Working In Health and Social Care

A - Introduction

For this assignment I have been asked to research two contrasting job roles. The two roles I have chosen to research are an Accident and Emergency Children's Nurse and an Occupational Therapist. I chose to research these as I would like to work in A+E nursing once I'm qualified and I thought it would be good to get a valuable insight to how this type of ward operates. With the Occupational Therapist I was interested to research this to find out more about it as it's not an everyday job you hear about on the news, whereas nursing is.

A+E Children's Nurse

This branch does not just involve nursing what people might think are "miniature adults". Children have needs different from most adults and as they are children, they have different ways of letting someone know what is wrong with them.

Sector

A+E nurses usually work within the statutory sector and may sometimes work in the private sector, but the majority work in the public sector. They are employed by the NHS who are funded by the taxpayer and managed by the Government.

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