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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 13/04/2020.

Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship – Adult Nursing

Job Reference: 470-19-694-CJF

Isle of Wight NHS Trust
Clinical Education
Isle of Wight
Annex 21 Apprenticeship - (detail in person spec.)

We’re thrilled that you are thinking of joining us.

Why wouldn’t you choose the Isle of Wight NHS Trust?

We service a population of approximately 150,000 residents, making the services we offer variable and personalised with a flexible approach to our service users. Every day brings a fresh challenge to our staff and being part of our island gives you the opportunity to work as one cohesive team.

The Isle of Wight is a unique and stunning gem located off the South Coast of England, a short ferry journey from Portsmouth and Southampton, with journey times taking from as little as 10 minutes. London can be reached in 90 minutes by rail from Southampton or Portsmouth. There is a regional airport at Southampton, with flights to many European destinations as well as UK mainland cities The island offers our visitors and residents an amazing coastline with beautiful countryside, year round events, festivals and award-winning attractions..

Further details about our Trust, working and living on the Island is provided in the navigation panels 'additional documentation' and 'further links' sections.

The Isle of Wight NHS Trust looks forward to receiving your application.

Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship – Adult Nursing

So you want a career in Nursing?

The opportunity is closer than you think!

The Isle of Wight NHS Trust is excited to be able to offer the opportunity for caring, compassionate and highly motivated individuals to undertake a Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship – Adult, in collaboration with the Open University.

There will be a number of Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeships available across our Trust commencing in September 2020.

The duration of the course is 3 years and is a balance of theory and practice delivered through a combination of practice-based learning and distance learning.

You will be employed as a Registered Nurse Apprentice for 37.5 hours per week and have a home base within a designated clinical area. You will be undertaking a variety of clinical placements and theoretical modules that meet the requirements of the Apprenticeship programme.

On completion of the apprenticeship you will achieve a BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing. You will be entitled to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as a Registered Nurse - Adult, which is the professional body that monitors and regulates the nursing profession in the UK. You must uphold the NMC Code (2015) and meet the NMC requirements for continuing registration.


This will then lead to a guaranteed post as a Registered Nurse - Adult in the Trust where you will use your expertise to deliver high quality holistic and person-centred care to individuals, their families and/or carers.


The application process will be twofold. Firstly you will need to submit your application via NHS jobs. Following successful shortlisting and interview you will then be directed to complete the Open University Recruitment process. This will require a further interview and the completion of a piece of written work.

For further information please:

  • Read the Person Specification on NHS Jobs

  • Contact : Heather Thomas

Important information

  • There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

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  • Employment at Isle of Wight NHS Trust is offered subject to a successful Probationary Period.

  • In submitting an application form, you authorise Isle of Wight NHS Trust to:

1) Confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

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3) Use recruitment information provided for the purpose of checking your Professional Registration online (where applicable) or essential qualifications as required

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) By submitting your application, you accept IOW NHS Trust will use and hold your personal data for the intended purpose and in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Equality Statement We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all our employees as well as maintaining a workforce that reflects our local communities we serve.

In accordance with the Equality Act, we welcome applications from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy, religion or belief or sexual orientation. Reasonable adjustments to the interview process can be made as required.

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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.

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