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Registered Nurse Degree Apprentice - Mental Health

NHS England Apprenticeships
Competitive salary
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20 Jun 2023

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Fantastic opportunity to train as a Registered Mental Health Nurse - earn while you learn!!

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is a well-established, forward thinking organization with a real vision for making a positive difference to people in our care, and support for its staff.

We are delighted to offer for the fourth year running the opportunity to undertake a degree level apprenticeship to become a fully registered Mental Health nurse though the University of Lincoln.

This is an exciting opportunity to start your career in mental health through a 3 year degree apprenticeship programme. You will learn new skills, study a BSc mental health nursing degree and develop as an individual, all whilst earning a salary of £16,500 - £20.377 per annum for 3 years. If you've recently studied A levels or degrees in psychology or health and social and are considering how you can start your career, then maybe mental health nursing is the pathway for you to follow.

During your apprenticeship, you will have the opportunity to experience placements within Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Trust and the wider Lincolnshire health and social care system. The trust provides mental health, learning disabilities and autism services across the whole of the county of Lincolnshire and therefore placements may be at any geographical area of the county. Successful applicants will be required to travel independently around to county to fulfil these placements.

Main duties of the job

The role will require theoretical study at degree level, with attendance though the University of Lincoln. As an apprentice, it means you will be employed on a permanent contract, but to remain employed, you will successfully complete the nursing degree apprenticeship. On completion of the course, you will be a registered mental health nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and will be offered a registered nurse position within the Trust.

The trust particularly welcomes applications from residents in the East and South East of the county. Placements will include a range of service serving patients through the whole age range from adolescent to older age.

Joint interviews will be between the University of Lincoln and the Trust via teams. If successful, the aim is for you to commence your role in December 2023, gain experience in the area and start your apprenticeship in January 2024.

This is an exciting and unmissable opportunity to gain your degree and become a fully qualified mental health nurse with no tuition fees to pay, and a set wage throughout. Over the duration of the 3 year degree course you will be supported by your line manager, university tutors and other Trust staff including the Clinical Lead for Nurse Apprenticeships.

About us

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust provides mental health services and a number of learning disability, autism and social care services in the county of Lincolnshire. Employing around 2,800 staff, and serving a population of over 766,000, our people lie at the heart of everything we do.

You could be part of a Trust rated by staff as one of the best mental health and learning disability trusts in England, in an area heralded as a fantastic place to live and work. We firmly believe the key to high quality care is a contented workforce. This is reflected in our Care Quality Commission rating of 'outstanding' for well-led and 'good' overall. In the most recent National NHS Staff Survey, our staff rated us as the number one trust nationally for staff morale and one of the top scoring NHS Trusts in the Midlands for being compassionate and inclusive. We're proud of this!

We are also leading the way in transforming care, with multi-million-pound transformation of patient environments and radical redesign of community services.

This is the time to join and help redesign our services of the future. We offer options for flexible working and provide a wide range of training and promotion opportunities in all professions. We support and celebrate diversity, have active staff networks groups and are always looking at what more we can do to support our staff.

Date posted

05 May 2023

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£16,500 to £18,576 a year per annum




3 years

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