Trainee Nursing Associate

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Competitive salary
17 Nov 2020
24 Nov 2020
Role Type
Start Date
At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.

Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.

Do you have a passion to care for others? Would you like job stability and work in the healthcare sector?

If the answer is yes, then you can apply to become a Nursing Associate in one of our highly performing NHS Trusts or GP Practices in North Central London!

The Nursing Associate role

The role bridges the gap between unregulated health care workers and registered nurses. The role was introduced in England in 2017 .Nursing Associates are registered with the NMC. A Nursing Associate will work in a multi disciplinary team in a range of settings providing care to patients and service users.

What does the training involve?
  • Two years of higher-level studystarting March 2021.
  • Study with Middlesex University, an approved education provider for Nursing Associates.
  • Allocation of host employers within North Central London:
    • Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust
    • North Middlesex University Hospital
    • University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
    • Mountfield Surgery (GP Practice in Barnet)
  • Placements across hospitals/care settings in North Central London.
  • Work-based apprenticeship learning combined with university studies.
  • Learn and Earn WITHOUT the cost of university fees.

  • You will work full-time hours during the programme, so you will be required to plan and manage your job role, professional studies and practice placements. You will be fully supported by your education provider and your host employer.

    After qualifying, opportunity will be available to further your professional career to be trained as a registered nurse.

    Entry requirements

    - Maths and English GCSEs (grade 9 to 4, A to C) or Functional Skills Level 2*

    - Must currently live and have lived in the UK for 3 years or more with the right to work and study in England

    - Be able to demonstrate the ability to study to foundation degree level5

    - Be able to commit to completing the apprenticeship

    *Must be able to provide evidence of qualifications (including NARIC confirmation if an international qualification)

    Please note the advert is now live (kindly hosted by University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)

    Key dates:

    Closing date

    23rd November 2020

    Submission of Maths/English evidence and choice of preferred employer

    21st December 2020

    Invitation to interview (if successful)

    5th January 2021

    Interview date

    13th or 14th January 2021(Microsoft Teams)

    Registration with the university

    28th January 2021

    Programme/employment start date

    15th March 2021

    For enquires please contact Daniella Halil

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    All candidates for posts at UCLH are required to complete our values assessment.

    In the 'Further Links' section to the right of this advert, please follow the link to the UCLH Values Assessment Tool. Once you have completed the assessment and scored highly enough, you will receive a certificate number. In order to start your application, you must copy and paste (do not type) your certificate number into your application form when requested.

    The certificate covers all applications you make to UCLH for 6 months - you do not need to take the test for each job application you make. After 6 months you may complete the assessment again.

    If you have lost your certificate number, you can have a reminder sent to your email address by accessing the Values Assessment Certificate Number Reminder tool in the 'Further Links' section to the right of this advert.

    Please note that if you are at present in a training position on the 2016 new junior doctor's contract and are applying for a Trust doctor role your salary will not be pay protected.

    You will be placed on the appropriate point of the Trust Doctor pay scale based on your previous experience.

    This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date. You are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.

    Disclosure and Barring Service Check

    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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