How could i get a job as a healthcare assistant?

I am a first year nursing student and i havent been on placement yet, but ive heard people saying that it would be a good idea to perhaps woprk as a health care assistant on a temporary basis so i can get to work with registered nurses. Would this be a good idea though as i have no medical/nursing experience and i will be going on my first placement in august which will last for 8 weeks.

Asked By: sarah - 6/15/2010
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just stick to your program - very little chance you could get hired in the next 6 weeks anyway and what if you can't get hours that work with your school and study schedule? and you'd probably just have to quit once your placement assignment is here, so you probably wouldn't be done with training at the HA job - waste... More
Answered By: Doctor Deth - 6/15/2010
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u could try NHS professionals which is what i done while doin my course or just look on NHS jobs. some hospitals where ur doin placements take students on to work bank as HCAs so u should go to the temporary staffing and bank office x
Answered By: misi - 6/16/2010
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