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Trainee Nursing Associate

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Apprenticeships: Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship: 24 months
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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£21,730 - £23,177 per annum
Salary period
05/06/2023 23:59

Job overview

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Nursing Associate Apprenticeship Programme supported by Hull University Teaching Hospitals.

As an apprentice you  will develop your knowledge and  work towards progression into the post of Registered Nursing Associate through successful completion of the Nursing Associate training programme which includes the attainment of a level 5 Foundation Degree equivalent qualification. 

The Programme  will support you to develop and maintain knowledge, skills and competencies related to the role of Nursing Associate within the service which includes working in care settings and delivery of person-centred care.

Main duties of the job

To Deliver high quality, compassionate care under the direction of a Registered Nurse (or other registered care professional dependent on setting) with a focus on promoting health and independence.

As a Trainee Nursing Associate  you will be expected to demonstrate the Trust's core values whilst  learning the role. As an apprentice you will  be fully supported by the apprenticeship team during the programme  to learn and develop into the role of the registered nursing associate.

A trainee Nursing Associate will be based, as an employee, in Hull University Teaching Hospitals , in a specific setting, but will experience working in alternative settings and providers in order that they gain a wide appreciation of many health and care contexts and are able to fulfil all the requirements of the programme


Working for our organisation

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust strongly encourages new starters to have the Covid-19 vaccine. However, it is not a mandatory requirement to work for us.

HUTH has two main sites: Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital with an annual budget of approximately £800 million. The Trust employs around 11,000 staff and serves an extended population of 1.25 million, delivering a number of outpatient services from locations across the area.

The Trust’s secondary care service portfolio is comprehensive, covering the major medical and surgical specialties, routine and specialist diagnostic services and other clinical support services. These services are provided primarily to a catchment population of approximately 600,000 in the Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire area.

HUTH provides specialist and tertiary services to a population of 1.25 million extending from Scarborough in North Yorkshire to Grimsby and Scunthorpe in North East and North Lincolnshire respectively. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For further details with regard to this vacancy opportunity, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • English and Mathematics at Level 2
Desirable criteria
  • Completion of Care Certificate
  • Study Skills Level 4

Knowledge and Training

Essential criteria
  • Evidence of working as part of a team
Desirable criteria
  • Evidence of recent training


Essential criteria
  • Evidence of effective communication skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to work independently
Desirable criteria
  • Evidence of working effectively to deadlines

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Natalie Hall
Job title
Nursing Apprenticeship Lead
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Additional information

Please feel free to contact for any additional information.