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Apprentice Nursing Associate

NHS England Apprenticeships
Competitive salary
Closing date
31 Mar 2023

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Job summary

Are you keen to commence a rewarding career in nursing? An opportunity exists for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to undertake the Foundation Degree Science (FDSc) Nursing Associate via an Apprenticeship.

The Nursing Associate is placed within the nursing team that supports the registered nurse as part of the multi-professional team. This programme will provide you with the opportunity develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours associated with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Standards for Nursing Associate and register with the NMC on Part 2 of the Register. The Nursing Associate also provides you with a steppingstone to Part 1 Registration with the NMC as a Registered Nurse.

This is a full time post, based at Leicester Glenfield Hospital.

To qualify for the apprenticeship role the minimum criteria is:-
  • You must have GCSE in English and Maths
  • Have not completed an apprenticeship at the same level and sector in the past.
  • You do not have a Degree in a similar or same subject

Main duties of the job

The Nursing Associate programme combines and integrates both academic and work-based learning through close collaboration between employers and education providers. An apprentice Nursing Associate will be based, as an employee, in a particular organisation, in a specific setting, but will experience working in alternative settings in order that they gain a wide appreciation of many health and care contexts and are able to fulfil all the requirements of the programme.

At the end of the programme, the apprentice Nursing Associate will be equipped with the knowledge, understanding, skills, attitudes and behaviours relevant to employment as a Nursing Associate and will work to a nationally recognised code of conduct.

About us

As an Apprentice Nursing Associate you will join a dynamic nursing team including Health Care Assistants, Registered Nurses who are keen to support person centred, high quality care. You will be part of a team including physiotherapists, occupational therapists, dieticians and medics all working together to provide patients with safe care. This role provides you with the opportunity for extensive career development whilst being supported in both practice and the academic setting.

Date posted

21 March 2023

Pay scheme

Agenda for change


Band 2


£20,270 to £21,318 a year pro rata




27 months

Working pattern


Reference number


Job locations

Glenfield Hospital

Groby Road




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