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Trainee Nursing Associate

NHS England Apprenticeships
Competitive salary
Closing date
13 Jun 2023

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Job summary

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust is excited to offer further opportunities to train to become a Nursing Associate. The current vacancies will be in Paediatric Critical Care Unit (PCCU)/High Dependency Unit (HDU).


This role in nursing leads to a nationally recognised qualification. You will work independently under the supervision of a fully qualified registered nurse, delivering high quality care which will include administering medications and other skills.

As a trainee you will be employed as a Band 3 Trainee Nursing Associate to a nationally agreed job description. This is a full time employed post to enable completion of the training course which is 24-27 months.

Main duties of the job

The training programme is Level 5 Foundation Degree delivered by The University of Sheffield. On successful completion of the training, you will have a recognised qualification as a Nursing Associate. Trainees will wear a dedicated uniform (where applicable) in training.

The trainee will have a base placement within Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust there will be opportunity to gain further experience across other NHS Trusts and Health providers within Sheffield through alternative placements as part of the program curriculum.

About us

Sheffield Children's is one of three independent, specialist paediatric hospitals in the country, providing dedicated healthcare for children and young people across community, mental health and acute specialist settings.

We have three overarching aims that set the direction for the Trust in our vision "to create a healthier future for children and young people."
  • Outstanding patient care
  • Brilliant place to work
  • Leader in children's health

Our commitment to rewarding colleagues is demonstrated through our brilliant reward and benefits offer including; generous annual leave entitlement and pension scheme and access to salary sacrifice schemes such as cycle to work and lease cars.

We are committed to supporting colleagues from different heritages and lifestyles while at work. This is supported through the offer we have in place for flexible working and the three equality network groups we have in place. Colleagues are encouraged to join these groups and request flexible working.

Date posted

02 June 2023

Pay scheme



£22,816 to £24,336 a year per annum




27 months

Working pattern


Reference number


Job locations

Sheffield Children's Hospital

Western Bank


S10 2TH


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