About the apprenticeship
Working alongside registered nurses and other health care professionals, this will give you an insight into care at an introductory level, involving working with a mentor within patient areas, preparing to deliver care to patients.
This role will allow you to become familiar with the layout of the hospital, as well as the standards expected within a healthcare environment. You will interact with patients and develop your communication skills, whilst displaying the qualities needed to become a nurse of the future. It will provide an insight into how support services play an important role in patient care, through providing a hygienic environment. As nutrition and hydration is a vital part of patient care, this provides an insight into food service, the ‘All Wales Menu', dietary requirements and reporting processes.
Patient focussed administration
This role will allow you to become familiar with the administrative systems within a healthcare environment. Exposure will be given to recording processes and the need for confidentiality and respect of patient information. You will interact with patients and develop your oral communication skills, whilst developing your resilience when dealing with patients and staff. The placement will provide an insight into various IT systems, giving experience in communicating through emails, telephone and face to face. This gives a holistic experience, developing the nurses of the future.
The Health Care Apprenticeship Programme combines many learning programmes into one, which shows that we are committed to proving a direct pathway into nursing. You will not need to reapply for the different qualifications along the way. When you have finished the programme, you will be a qualified Registered Nurse and will not have had to pay any university fees. You will be learning whilst you are earning the whole time.
Do you want to help and care for people?
Are you ready for a challenge?
Would you love to be a Registered Nurse but don't feel ready or able to remain in full time education (school, college or university)?
Would you like to learn and earn?
You must be able to demonstrate a willingness to work hard
You must not hold a full level 3 health related qualification (if you are not sure, please contact us)
You must not be in any formal government-funded education at the time of starting the Health Care Apprentice Programme
Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No
About the employer
Prince Philip Hospital
Yes, we are part of the Disability Confident Scheme from the UK Department for Work and Pensions.
Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.
Once the closing date has passed, those who are successfully shortlisted will be invited to attend an assessment day. This will be a fun day and give you the chance to meet us as well as get to know more information about the programme. Candidates who are shortlisted will also be asked to supply a short video introducing themselves to the Apprenticeship Academy. The details are: Llanelli - Monday 9th May 2022 - 9am to 4.30pm Everyone who attends the assessment day will be invited to attend a feedback day, where we will discuss the outcome of the assessment day with you. These dates are: Llanelli - Thursday 30th June 2022 - 9am to 4.30pm If you are successfully recruited, you will start your employment as a Health Care Apprentice with Hywel Dda University Health Board in September 2022. Those not successful this time around will be offered support from us and from your local College, Careers Wales Centre and Job Centre. Why apply for an apprenticeship in Hywel Dda University Health Board? Here's just some of the reasons why: Apprenticeships are great first step into a career in the NHS Apprenticeships combine practical training with paid employment (‘learn while you earn') An opportunity to work alongside experienced staff to support you and help gain the practical skills you need You gain nationally recognised qualifications, with no tuition fees A potential first step to professional training (e.g. nurse, engineer) A great experience, working as part of a team, making a real difference