Apprenticeship - Specialist Community Public Health Student (School H

Manchester University
Trafford, Trafford
Competitive salary
08 Jun 2021
18 Jun 2021
Role Type
Start Date
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 25,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of ten hospitals across seven separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women's Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:
  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider.

Trafford Local Care Organisation

We are Trafford Local Care Organisation - an exciting, new public sector organisation bringing together NHS community health services and adult social care services in Trafford. We're driven by the aim of improving the health of local people in Trafford by working across organisational boundaries.

Our community healthcare teams in adults and children's services are employed by Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust and deployed to us, linking closely with our colleagues in Manchester Local Care Organisation. Our teams work as one and together we will make a massive difference to the health of people in Trafford.

Are you passionate about making a difference to children, young people and their families?

Trafford Local Care Organisation are looking to recruit dynamic, motivated nurses to undertake the 12-month Apprenticeship Specialist Community Public Health: School Nursing Qualification. Salary will be on a Band 5.

Studies will be undertaken at Manchester Metropolitan University for 50% of the course and the remaining 50% in practice. You will be employed on a fixed-term contract for the duration of the course.

Successful applicants will complete an individualised learning programme which will be documented in their Personal Portfolio of Learning. The University's award will be a Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health Nursing therefore studying at Level 7. The professional qualification will be registered on the NMC Professional Register. The pathway incorporates preparation for prescribing from the Nurse Prescribers' Formulary for Community Practitioners (V100).

Applicants need 120 academic credits at Level 6 for MSc or should demonstrate the ability to study independently at Level 7. Applicants need to demonstrate relevant Continuing Professional Development.

Internal (seconded) candidates must approach their Line Manager/Training Dept to discuss the potential for a secondment arrangement with their employer.

Previous applicants need not apply

Interviews are expected to take place on 3rd June 2021

The course commences on 13th September 2021

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameKim BarnesJob titleSchool Nursing Community Practice TeacherEmail addresskimberley.barnes1@nhs.netTelephone number0161 912 5179Additional contact information

Maureen Tait (SN CPT) on 0161 912 3395 or Helen McNulty (Team Leader) on 0161 746 3810

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We may decide to close this vacancy earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction in the first 3 months following start in post. The amount of £29.50(standard disclosure) or £47.50 (enhanced disclosure) If you wish to withdraw once a DBS application has commenced you will be still liable for payment.

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post.

We welcome applicants from the Armed Forces Community.

Please be aware that all roles at MFT(except Medical and Dental posts) are subject to a probationary period.

If you have any personal requirements that will enable you to participate in our recruitment process please contact a member of the Recruitment Services by phone on 0161 276 6198.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system - TRAC systems. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to MFT transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas .

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