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Nursing Apprenticeship

 

So you want to be a Nurse?

The opportunity is closer than you think!

Following the introduction of the Governments Apprenticeship Reforms (England) in April 2017, the Trust is embracing the variety of opportunities arising from this new funding through enabling and supporting individuals on the route to a great career.

We are delighted to be able to offer Nursing apprenticeships during 2023 in partnership with the Open University. 

   

Trainee Nursing Associate Apprenticeships (TNA)

Higher Apprenticeship in Nursing Associate Practice (Level5) Duration 2 years

The Trainee Nursing Associate is a highly trained support role to deliver effective, safe and responsive nursing care in and across a wide range of health and care settings. Trainee Nursing Associates work independently and with others, under the leadership and direction of a Registered Nurse within defined parameters, to deliver care in line with an agreed plan. Trainee Nursing Associates will have a breadth of knowledge and a flexible, portable skill set to serve local health populations, in a range of settings across the lifespan. The Nursing Associate works within all aspects of the nursing process, taking account of the perspectives and pathways of individuals, their families and/or carers providing holistic and person—centred care. They will support the Registered Nurse in the assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of care. You must uphold the NMC code and meet the NMC requirements for continuing registration.

Completion of the apprenticeship will lead to a license to practise regulated by the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

Please see the following links for further information about the TNA

http://www.open.ac.uk/business/apprenticeships/degree-and-higher/nursing-associate-higher-apprenticeship

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sxt5HE7s044&feature=youtu.be

 

Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeships (RNDA)

We are offering specialisms in Adult Nursing BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing (Level 6) and Mental Health Nursing BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing (Level 6). In addition to the above we are also offering for 2020 the following specialisms (subject to approval) in BSc (Hons) Children and Young people Nursing (Level 6) and BSc (Hons) Learning Disability Nursing (Level 6).

Registered Nurses are a key part of the multidisciplinary team that meet the health and care needs of patients and service users. You will be at the centre of team that can include other health and social care professionals. You will use your expertise to assess, plan and implement and evaluate care, putting the needs of patients and service users first. You will be responsible and accountable for your work and for reviewing the effectiveness of your actions. You will be expected to demonstrate leadership qualities whatever your role and you may manage and lead colleagues. You will responsible for ensuring your own knowledge and skills are up to date, and support the development of learners and entrants to the profession. You must uphold the NMC code and meet the NMC requirements for continuing registration.

On completion of the apprenticeship you will meet the qualification requirements to apply for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

Please see the following link for further information about the RNDA

http://www.open.ac.uk/business/apprenticeships/degree-and-higher/registered-nurse-degree-apprenticeship

 

 

RNDA Cohort  

 

 

Entry Requirements

The following criteria needs to be met for application to the Trainee Nursing Associate Apprenticeship (TNA) programme:

  • Evidence of a Level 2 Study (Applicable to Healthcare). Examples include: Level 2 NVQ, Level 2 Btec Certificate or Diploma, or a non-clinical Level 2 completed in a Healthcare Setting.
  • Evidence of recent care experience in an appropriate setting on a regular basis.
  • An acceptable attendance record, and not been subject to any formal disciplinary or performance management which has been upheld during the last five years.
  • Evidence of Continuous Professional Development in the last 3 years.
  • Achieved acceptable Maths & English qualifications e.g. GCSE’s A-C or 4-9, Functional Skills L2, Key Skills L2. N.B. Maths & English qualifications that are imbedded within another qualification such as an NVQ or Access Certificate are not recognised or accepted, they must be independent qualifications.
  • Evidence of a consistent, positive and motivated demeanour in the workplace in line with the 6C’s of Nursing.
  • Motivation and commitment to make the most of this learning opportunity and develop a passion for excellence in evidence-based care.

The following criteria needs to be met for application to Registered Nursing Degree Apprenticeship (RNDA):

  • Evidence of a Level 3 study (applicable to Healthcare). Examples include: A Levels, Access to Higher Education (HE), Level 3 NVQ, Level 3 Btec Certificate or Diploma, or non-clinical level 3 completed in a health care setting.
  • Evidence of recent care experience in an appropriate setting on a regular basis.
  • An acceptable attendance record, and not been subject to any formal disciplinary or performance management which has been upheld during the last five years.
  • Evidence of Continuous Professional Development in the last 3 years.
  • Achieved acceptable Maths & English qualifications e.g. GCSE’s A-C or 4-9, Functional Skills L2, Key Skills L2. N.B. Maths & English qualifications that are imbedded within another qualification such as an NVQ or Access Certificate are not recognised or accepted, they must be independent qualifications.
  • Evidence of a consistent, positive and motivated demeanour in the workplace in line with the 6C’s of Nursing.
  • Motivation and commitment to make the most of this learning opportunity and develop a passion for excellence in evidence-based care.

 

If you are successful at interview any offer will be conditional subject to the following:

  • Successful completion of the Care Certificate Portfolio.
  • Satisfactory pre-employment checks. OH Clearance, DBS and References spanning 3 years.

For the Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship:

  • If you have completed the Level 5 Foundation Degree in Health & Social Care you may be able to transfer credits towards your degree depending upon the requirements of the University.

What next?

If you haven’t got recent care experience you may wish to consider:

  • Applying to our Nursing Bank for the role of Health Care Support Worker
  • Undertaking Volunteering

Please see the following link for further information

https://www.iow.nhs.uk/work-for-us/

If you require any further information please contact:

James Barclay – Learning and Development Officer  

james.barclay2@nhs.net 

or the team;

iownt.education-team-apprenticeships@nhs.net

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