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Trainee Nursing Associates

Job Reference: 822-BCHTNA19

Employer:
Bristol Community Health CIC
Department:
Learning and Development
Location:
Bristol
Salary:
£17,787 to £20,448 per annum (pro rata)

Bristol Community Health is an employee owned, not-for-profit social enterprise providing over 50 healthcare services in Bristol and the surrounding areas. We are changing the way health and social care works in our communities, from walk-in clinics and in-home patient care to support in schools, health centres and prisons.

Ours is a people first model where care is delivered in the best place for the person who needs it, by people who are constantly striving to excel. We are aligned to NHS agenda for change and offer great pensions, generous leave and comprehensive training.


Are you an experienced Band 3 Healthcare Assistant, Nursing Assistant or Support Worker looking for the next step in your career?

If so, an exciting opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our Trainee Nursing Associate programme.

Due to the resounding success of the pilot for the Trainee Nursing Associate programme, Bristol Community Health is pleased to be able to offer this exciting opportunity for the next intake starting in April 2019.

The traineeship lasts for 2 years and you will be continually employed at an AfC Band 3 level, On successful completion, you will have the necessary knowledge and skills that are required for taking the next steps in your career to become a Band 4 Nursing Associate. The programme also leads to a level 5 Foundation Degree in Healthcare Practice which contributes credits towards a Nursing Degree should you wish to continue your education.

The programme combines both academic and work-based learning in the physical, psychological and public health aspects of care from pre-conception to end of life. The traineeship is structured and you will experience a variety of placements across local health and social care sectors, in addition to your usual place of work.

You will be expected to attend study days (around 1 day per week) at the University of the West of England in Bristol throughout the traineeship, to complete the academic aspect of the programme. The University costs are fully funded.

Essential criteria/qualifications required in order to apply:

  • Already hold NVQ / QCF Level 3 or equivalent in a healthcare related area
  • GCSE English and Maths grade (C or above) OR Functional skills in Maths and English level 2 (to be evidenced by a test if relevant qualifications are not available)
  • If like us you feel excited about this new development and feel this is the next step for you then we would like to hear from you!

For further eligibility details please refer to the Role Profile and for further information including an informal discussion, please contact Trish Hill on0117 440 9262.




PLEASE NOTE:

From 1 April 2020, adult community health services in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire will be provided by Sirona health & care. Therefore any adult services posts advertised by Bristol Community Health will be transferred to Sirona after this date.

Bristol Community Health has issued notice on its Offender Health Services Contract, it is likely this Contract will end on or shortly after 31 March 2020 although this date has not yet been confirmed. Therefore, if you are appointed to a role within Offender Health Servicesyou may be transferred to a new provider after this date.

Bristol Community Health has issued notice on its Community Children’s Healthcare Services Contract, it is likely this Contract will end on 31 March 2020. Therefore, if you are appointed to a role within Community Children’s Healthcare Services you may be transferred to a new provider on 01 April 2020.


Bristol Community Health has issued notice on its Diabetic Eye Screening Service Contract, it is likely this Contract will end on or shortly after 31 March 2020 although this date has not yet been confirmed. Therefore, if you are appointed to a role within the Diabetic Eye Screening Service
you may be transferred to a new provider on 01 April 2020.

If you have any queries, please contactbriscomhealth.jobs@nhs.net. You can read more about the announcement on the Bristol Community Health website.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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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