Trainee Nursing Associate

Job details
Posting date: 20 April 2021
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £19,737 - £21,142 per annum
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 20 May 2021
Location: Various sites across Northumberland and North Tyne, NE29 8NH
Company: Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 3097637/319-3054487MP-A

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A Vacancy at Northumbria Healthcare - NHCT Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

We are delighted to advise of an exciting opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our latest cohort to the Trainee Nursing Associate Programme.

Would you like to gain a Foundation Degree in Healthcare Practice and work to become a Band 4 Nursing Associate? Are you a non-registered healthcare professional looking for the next step in your career? If so, an exciting opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our Trainee Nursing Associate Programme.

Please review the attached job description for an overview of the essential criteria required for this role.

You will also be expected to attend a Higher Education Institute (HEI) 1 day a week throughout the programme to complete the academic aspect of the programme, this will be delivered by Teesside University in their Darlington Campus.

The Nursing Associate role will sit alongside existing nursing care support workers and offer support to a Registered Nurse, thus being pivotal in providing the workforce we need for the future frontline care of our patients. During the programme the Trainee Nursing Associate will be employed for 2 years at Band 3 and, on successful completion, will be able to apply for a Band 4 Registered Nursing Associate post. The training is a 2 year course leading to a level 5 Foundation Degree in Healthcare Practice with Teesside University.

The University costs for the programme are fully funded and it is a training programme that combines both academic and work-based learning in the physical, psychological and public health aspects of care from pre-conception to end of life. The course is structured and you will experience a variety of placements across the breadth of health and social care sectors in different organisations, with the aim of giving trainees the widest exposure to healthcare.

We manage three major locality hospitals at North Tyneside, Wansbeck and Hexham, plus a number of smaller community hospitals and clinics from Tynemouth to Berwick on Tweed, covering one of the largest geographical areas of any NHS trust in the country. Leading in innovation and quality – opening a state of the art Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital, the first of its kind in England. Do you want to work in one of the best performing NHS organisations in England? Work in an organisation that supports its staff and focuses on staff experience as much as it does the experience of its patients? You can live and breathe in an area that has the cleanest air, cost effective living, great nightlife, some of the best schools with a wealth of history available on your doorstep. Sound too good to be true? Well it isn’t, this is what you get when you work for Northumbria Healthcare, this is the Northumbria Way! Please read ‘applicant guidance notes’ before submitting your application.

This advert closes on Thursday 22 Apr 2021

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