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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/07/2022.

Trainee Nursing Associate

Job Reference: J196-A-22-2994

Dorking Healthcare Limited
Primary Care Network
Dorking - Dorking Medical Practice
£20,330 - £21,777 pa

The role

We are excited to advertise this developmental Trainee Nursing Associate (TNA) role. This is a relatively new role within our Primary Care Network and the post holder will be based within Dorking PCN at The Leith Hill Practice in Capel, Dorking. We welcome applications from motivated and enthusiastic individuals who want to develop a career in Primary Care nursing. The Nursing Associate training programme combines and integrates both academic and work-based learning. The post holder will be employed by Dorking Healthcare as part of the Dorking PCN and will be supported to complete your university education and benefit from appropriate clinical supervision, with general advice and support on a day-to-day basis.

Your role will require you to secure a place on the 2-year Trainee Nursing Associate training programme, which includes the attainment of a level 5 Foundation Degree equivalent qualifications and NMC registration. You will be supported to do this as part of your appointment, and the programme is fully funded.

The post is offered as full time (37.5 hours per week which may include some evenings and weekends).

About you

We are looking for individuals who are excited when reading this vacancy and would like to progress to the role of Nursing Associate. You will have completed GCSE in Maths and English at grades A*- C (4-9) or equivalent and you must also be committed to attend university sessions. Experience in a care setting and team working are desirable along with good communication skills, strong interpersonal skills and an empathic nature.

About Dorking Healthcare

DHC is a GP Federation, representing 105,000 patients providing a wide range of quality healthcare services including elective care, Talking Therapies, community healthcare and primary care across Surrey, We are registered with the CQC (Care Quality Commission) and we are an accredited AQP (Any Qualified Provider).

DHC is working at the centre of the local health system to evolve and deliver integrated care and that requires strong partnerships with many organisations. In all of our services, we aim to put the patient at the centre of their care, make sure our services are easy to access by local patients and reduce waiting times for patients.

GP practices have been brought together into Primary Care Networks (or PCN’s) to offer services in the local community. There are four Primary Care Networks as part of the DHC Federation, Redhill Phoenix PCN, Dorking PCN, South Tandridge PCN and Integrated Care Partnership PCN. The PCN’s are critical to the changing NHS and are the focal point of all locally developed planning and service delivery.


In return DHC offers staff the following benefits:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Become part of a friendly, professional team
  • We provide opportunities for training and development
  • We offer membership of the NHS Pension scheme and minimum of 27 days annual leave (plus Bank holidays)
  • Some of our sites have free on-site parking (subject to availability)

DHC actively encourage and promote diversity, ensure all voices are heard and included and are committed to equal opportunities for all.

If you are interested in applying, please complete an application form, referring to how your skills, qualification, knowledge and experience match the requirements set out in the person specification in your supporting statement.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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