Hounslow & Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust are seeking to recruit existing experienced HCA/Healthcare Support Workers on to the 2-year Foundation Degree course for Nursing Associate and into the role of Trainee Nursing Associate (TNA) commencingMarch 2020.
We are offering this TNA apprenticeship within the District Nursing Service and Community Children’s Nursing.
The Trainee Nursing Associate is a completely new role; it is an Apprenticeship role which will require you to undertake academic learning via day release to attend university over 24 months and work-based learning the rest of the time. You will be employed in a specific clinical setting but will also gain experience in other health and care settings which may be outside HRCH. This will mean travelling to placements and working a various/mix of shifts.
You will be workingfull time hoursfor the duration of the apprenticeship programme and it is very important to be able to plan and manage the competing demands of your job role, study and placements. You will be supported in your personal development, your academic journey and in developing your skills in the clinical area. Upon successful completion of the 2-year programme, you will be regulated by the NMC and eligible to work as a Nursing Associate.
The Trainee Nursing Associate role will appeal to those with personal ambition to embrace this new role and who are committed to providing excellent patient care. Qualifying as Nursing Associate can help you go further to train as a Registered Nurse by putting your training towards a shortened nursing degree or completed a degree level nurse apprenticeship.
To begin your training as a nursing associate, you’ll need GCSEs grade 9 to 4 (A to C) in Maths and English, or Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths and English and have completed the Care Certificate.
You will also need to demonstrate your ability to study to level 5 foundation degree level and commit to completing the Nursing Associate Apprenticeship programme.
You will also need to be able to provide Right to Work for the duration of the two-year programme, have a current DBS and recent OH clearance which are requirements of the training provider.
Selection:Interview with HRCH and the University
Salary whilst training: Percentage of Band 4 in line with Agenda for Change Annex 21.
Salary Once qualified the Nurse Associate: Band 4
You will need to be mobile in order to fulfill the requirements of the role and it is therefore preferable that you hold a full UK driving license and have access to a car. Please see the staff benefit page for details of the salary sacrifice scheme for cars.
Interviews Planned for W/C 13thJanuary 2019
This advert closes on Tuesday 31 Dec 2019