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Who are the support health workforce?

Skills for Health The National Skills Academy ヰ Who are the support workforce? The UK health sector employs 40% (798,600) of the healthcare workforce are support staff over 2.1 million people Support worker occupations in the UK 17% are clinical support: health care assistants, assistant practitioners, radiography assistants Admin support make up 13% of the sector workforce - second biggest group in the sector Cleaning occupations represent the third largest group of support workers 25,731 people work in catering occupations representing 1% of the workforce Porters follow closely, with almost 13,000 performing an essential role in maintaining the smooth running of a hospital Maintenance workers number 15,000 and are the fifth largest group of support workers in the sector Gender breakdown England Wales Scotland Northern Ireland UK 82% 18% 81% 19% 85% 15% 78% 22% 82% 18% Majority of support workers are within the following age groups: 42% of support workers are working part-time as opposed to 29% 20-29 years old 45-49 years old of non-support workers Say thanks to those who have helped you and your family in Find out more about the support workforce and how you can start your career in healthcare by visiting f You Tube #OurHealthHeroes

Who are the support health workforce?

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#OurHealthHeroes – brought to you by Skills for Health and the National Skills Academy for Health Did you know that the support workforce makes up 40% of the UK health workforce? These roles are cr...


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