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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/09/2020.

Nursing Apprenticeship Virtual Recruitment Event

Job Reference: 232-A-20-7595

North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust
Stoke on Trent

Outstanding- our journey continues

We’re proud to be only one of two specialist Mental Health Trusts in England rated Outstanding by the CQC.

And we are not stopping there.

Our aim is to be Outstanding in ALL we do and HOW we do it.

And that’s OUR aim for YOU.


Nursing Apprenticeships Recruitment Event

Nursing Apprenticeships first stage interviews available on the day.

North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust is excited to be running our virtual recruitment event on the 29th September.

We are delighted to offer an opportunity to meet with our staff and find out more about our outstanding inpatient, community and specialist services. Our dedicated and helpful team will be on hand to talk to you about what it is like to work within the Trust and how we care for and support mental health, learning disability and social care in the local area.

We will be running Q&A sessions through the day and want to hear from you about how we can be more inclusive, flexible and open with our colleagues. We want to be the employer you deserve and we are excited to know what you want in your career journey.

We would like to invite you to register your interest for this event by clicking apply now and filling in your details. Once registered we will contact you to invite you to take part in our live Q&A sessions on the following topics:

  • Nursing Apprenticeships with guest speakers from Keele University

  • The importance of Inclusion and Diversity at North Staffordshire Combined Health Care

  • Our Health and Wellbeing Offer

  • North Staffordshire Combined Health Care’s Preceptorship Programme

  • A Day in the Life of a Registered Nurse at North Staffordshire

You can attend one or all of our sessions and afterwards we will book you in for a first stage interview which will take place on the day.

We are looking forward to meeting you on the day.



We aim to be outstanding as a diverse and inclusive employer. We are keen to develop our workforce representation from currently under-represented groups, including Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities; Lesbian, Gay, Bi and Trans (LGBT) people and those living with physical, mental and/or sensory disability. We offer a variety of flexible working / job share opportunities for both full and part time staff. Applications are welcomed from current and previous service users.

All correspondence will be sent to you via the email address you applied from, please check your junk / spam email folders regularly.

We reserve the right to close the post in the event of high levels of response. You are advised to submit your application form as soon as possible. Priority will be given to NHS staff across the region who are at risk of redundancy, where the vacancy is at the same band or one below their current band and candidates meet the essential criteria for this post. All employees new to the Trust will be subject to a 6 month probationary period. Clinical staff bands 1-4 that are new to the Trust are required to complete a Care Certificate. ALL POSTS INVOLVING ACCESS TO PERSONS IN RECEIPT OF HEALTH SERVICES WILL BE SUBJECT TO A DISCLOSURE & BARRING SERVICE DISCLOSURE.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to "North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust" transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system TRAC. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. If you are offered a job your information will also be transferred into the NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

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