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Nursing Apprentice - Adult (top up)

NHS England Apprenticeships
United Kingdom
Competitive salary
Closing date
10 Oct 2023

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Job summary

Current salary if full time substantive or apprenticeship salary if currently part-time or flexi staff or an external candidate

Are you a current nursing associate who wants to undertake the 18 month top-up to become a Registered General Nurse?

If so, you cannot pass up this fantastic opportunity.

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, in conjunction with Truro and Penwith College/University of Greenwich are looking to invest in 10 Nursing Associates who would like to undertake the 18 month top-up as an apprentice to work in our Adult services once qualified.

Apprenticeships will be commencing in March 2024 and students will be required to undertake a mix of theory with Truro and Penwith College and clinical placements hosted by CFT.

CFT will pay ALL of your course fees.

On successful completion of your apprenticeship and subsequent registration you will be guaranteed a position as a registered nurse within CFT.

We anticipate a large interest in the post and therefore we have a 3 part application process;
  • CFT Application
  • Secondary application from shortlisted candidates
  • Interview with CFT and Truro and Penwith College for final selection

  • Interview date will be in November 2023

    Please read the person specification for the entry requirements of this apprenticeship before submitting an application.

    You must be able to travel independently to undertake placements which will include night, day and weekend working.

    Main duties of the job

    To undertake all aspects of nursing care as an apprentice student working in a variety of placements to achieve nursing associate status.

    About us

    We're an NHS community and mental health provider Trust based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We deliver community and hospital-based care to improve people's physical and mental health. We also provide specialist support to people with dementia or a learning disability.

    We are a people organisation and people matter to us. As part of the team, you'll help support the health and wellbeing of the people who live and visit this beautiful part of the UK.

    Over 4,000 people make up the Trust. This includes doctors, nurses, therapists, plus admin and support staff.

    We work in people's homes, in community clinics and bases. Some staff work from one of our 13 community hospitals. Our aspiration is to have great people, provide great care, be a great place to work and a great partner.

    Approximately 568,000 people live here. A third of people who live in Cornwall are supported by acute hospital services in Devon. As a result, we also work closely with our partners in Devon. In the summer, and during other holidays lots of people choose to visit the area. This increases the numbers of people who use our services.

    Date posted

    21 September 2023

    Pay scheme



    £16,787 a year Per Annum / Pro Rata




    18 months

    Working pattern


    Reference number


    Job locations



    PL31 2QN


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