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Trainee Nursing Associate

NHS England Apprenticeships
Competitive salary
Closing date
26 Mar 2023

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Job summary

First Coastal Primary Care Network, covering 3 GP surgeries, is looking for an enthusiastic person to join their friendly nursing team, as a Nursing Associate Apprentice. We are looking for a suitable candidate to support through a two-year Level 4 programme at the University of Lincoln, with a view to long term employment.

This is an opportunity to up skill, develop your career and become an NMC accountable Healthcare practitioner.

Once a qualified Nursing Associate there are many career and development opportunities within General Practice, including additional skills, education, mentoring and management opportunities.

You must be able to commit to a 37.5 hour working week plus personal study time and be willing to travel county-wide to attend practice placements, insight days and University.

Suitable candidates will receive equivalent to Agenda for Change Band 3 salary throughout their training. The University Education will be fully funded.

Suitable candidates will have to undertake an interview with the NHS and the University of Lincoln. Both interviews have to be successful for a firm job offer.

The NHS interview will take place on Thursday 30th March 2023.

All candidates must have at least a level 4 or equivalent in both Maths and English to be eligible to apply.

Main duties of the job

Develop understanding of all elements of the nursing process and be able to assist the registered nurse in the on-going assessment, planning, management and evaluation of care

Support individuals with all aspects of care including daily living, providing person-centred care and promoting health and independence through awareness raising and care navigation to other professionals as appropriate

Perform and record clinical observations including blood pressure, temperature, respirations, pulse

Undertake clinical tasks including cannulation, venepuncture, ECGs

Accurately record nutritional and fluid intake

Ensure the privacy, dignity and safety of individuals is maintained at all times

Report back and share information with the registered nurses on the condition, behaviour, activity and responses of individuals

Recognise issues relating to safeguarding vulnerable children and adults and report any problems or raise concerns to the appropriate registered care professionals

Assist in the delivery of complex care as prescribed by the registered nurse

Develop understanding of caring for individuals with particular conditions for example dementia, mental illness, learning disabilities

Assist with the implementation and monitoring of clinical standards and outcomes

About us

First Coastal Primary Care Network (PCN) is made up of the three practices situated on the East coast of Lincolnshire consisting of Beacon Medical Practice and Hawthorn Medical Practice in Skegness and Marisco Medical Practice in Mablethorpe. The PCN serves a population of approximately 53,000 patients.

Date posted

14 March 2023

Pay scheme



£21,730 a year




2 years

Working pattern


Reference number


Job locations

Marisco Medical Practice

Stanley Avenue



LN12 1DP


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