Apprentice Nurse **Internal Applicants only**

Employer
North Cumbria Integrat
Location
Cumbria
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
20 Sep 2021

Job Details

At NCIC, we have an ambition to deliver outstanding hospital and health services to half a million people. Established on 1st October 2019, the Trust is creating a centre of excellence in providing rural and remote healthcare and provides a wide range of community and acute services throughout north Cumbria and beyond.We're responsible for delivering over 70 services across 15 main locations and we employ more than 6,500 members of staff.

Our 5 key principles demonstrate our belief in the delivery of 'safe, high quality care every time'.
  • Being a clinically led organisation
  • Quality and safety at the heart
  • A positive patient experience every time
  • A great place to work
  • Managing our money well


As an organisation we are serious about supporting a diverse workforce that reflects our local community and are very much focused on being an inclusive and compassionate place to work.

INTERNAL ONLY TO NORTH CUMBRIA INTEGRATED CARE NHS FOUNDATION TRUST (NCIC) TRUST EMPLOYEES ONLY

37.5 hours per week, shifts inc nights

Higher Apprenticeship - Registered Nurse Degree Apprentice (Adult/Children Pathway)

Attention all Healthcare Assistants/Assistant Practitioners/Nursing Associates: Are you ready to progress and develop?

We are pleased to offer this exciting opportunity for current Healthcare Assistants/Assistant Practitioners/ Nursing Associates to develop their skills and train to be a Registered Nurse with the Open University.

Applications are invited from
  • Healthcare Assistants/Assistant Practitioners/Nursing Associates who work for NCIC with at least 12 months experience or minimum 500 hours working for NCIC within the last year.
  • Assistant Practitioners/Nursing Associates with a foundation degree gained within the last 5 years.

Applicants MUST possess GCSE Maths and English Grade C/4 or above, or equivalent functional skills level 2 and the certificates to evidence this along with the Care Certificate. You will be required to provide these prior to interview.

You must be able to work a minimum of 37.5 hours per week and be willing to work across North Cumbria for placements. This apprenticeship will commence in February 2022 and will last 3 years, on a secondment from your existing post. You must have the support of your current manager as you will be required to undertake placements outside your own ward/department. You will be paid Annex 21 of a Band 5 which is 65% of the top of the pay band 5 in year 1, 70% in year 2 and 75% in year 3. Your current hourly rate will be protected if higher than Annex 21.

Annual leave will need to be planned and allocated around University modules and placements as dates are compulsory.

Successful candidates will be bonded to work within North Cumbria Integrated Care Foundation NHS Trust for at least two years post qualification.

Applications are open to existing NCIC employees only through NHS Jobs. Please read the Apprentice Nurse Job Specification. The closing date for applications is midnight 2 Weeks from the date it goes live. Successful shortlisted applicants will be required to complete an application form for the Open University and attend a joint interview to be arranged.

For further information please contact Jean Hill, Workforce Development Lead /Apprenticeship Lead Tel: 01228 603067

PLEASE specify EITHER Child OR Adult nursing in your supporting information as the interview panel is branch specific.
  • Please ensure that you document evidence of meeting all the essential criteria in the supporting information.
  • If sufficient response is received this post could be closed earlier than the specified closing date, please apply as soon as possible to ensure that your application is considered.

Disclosure and Barring Service:

On 28 November 2020, the new Disclosure and Barring Service filtering rules will come into effect.

The changes mean that:
  • youth cautions, reprimands and final warnings will no longer be subject to automatic disclosure
  • the multiple conviction rule has been removed, meaning that if an individual has more than one conviction, regardless of offence type or time passed, each conviction will be considered against the remaining rules individually, rather than being automatically disclosed.

If you are unsure about whether you need to disclose certain criminal record information, free confidential advice may be sought from one of the charity bodies listed below. These bodies can advise you on what you are legally required to declare and may also be able to advise you on how you can disclose criminal record information to a prospective employer and your legal rights when doing so.

Nacro - Tel: 0300 123 1999, or email: helpline@nacro.org.uk

Unlock - Tel: 01634 247350, email advice@unlock.org.uk or complete the online form on the Unlock website

The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children therefore if the post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended) the successful candidate(s) will be subject to a criminal records check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The cost of the DBS must be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction. DBS charges are as follows if applicable to the post:

Standard Check: £26 + Administration cost of £4.20 = deducted at £10.20 from 1st month salary and £10 deducted from salary over following 2 months.

Enhanced Check: £44 + administration cost of £4.20 = £15.20 deducted from 1st month salary and £11 deducted from salary over following 3 months.

As part of the one of the largest employers in the UK NCIC future employees will have also access to the following benefits.

A lease car may be available for this position; further details will be provided upon appointment if applicable.

27 day holiday scheme rising to 33 after 10 years

Flexible working Scheme

Excellent opportunities for development

Competitive NHS Pension scheme

Access to NHS discounts with retailers and leisure companies

EAP (Employee Assistance Programme) a free, confidential counselling and information service to assist with personal or work-related problems

These schemes are subject to availability

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Important Information

Candidates who have been successfully shortlisted for interview will be asked via an email notification to log on to their NHS jobs account to select an interview time. This will usually be within 2 weeks of the closing date.

For candidates applying using a Hotmail account or have strict firewall settings please ensure the following:
  • Junk Mail is checked regularly
  • Ensure mail from NHS Jobs are added to your address book
  • Check your NHS Jobs Account frequently for updates

If you have been unsuccessful following shortlisting, you can check the status of your application by clicking on "My Applications" and reviewing the status. Due to the volumes of applications we receive we will not automatically issue feedback if you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust has implemented a Probationary Period Policy and Procedure and this will apply on appointment.

Your personal information is important to us; attached is our notice on why we need to hold certain information about you, how we process it and your rights to have it updated.

Overseas candidates wishing to apply, who would require immigration sponsorship, can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the post on the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) website.

We welcome your feedback via NHS jobs to how we can improve our recruitment service and we hope to see you working for us soon.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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