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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/12/2019.

Trainee Nurse Associates

Job Reference: 425-A-19-36066

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Trust Wide
£18,813 - £20,795 per annum pro rata for part time

We are excited to offer a fantastic opportunity to train to become a Nursing Associate.

This is a new role in nursing leading to a nationally recognised qualification. You will work independently under the supervision of a fully qualified registered nurse, delivering high quality care which will include administering medications and other skills.

As a trainee you will be employed as a Band 3 Trainee Nursing Associate to a nationally agreed job description. This is a full time employed post to enable completion of the training course which is over 2 years.

The training programme is Level 4/5 study delivered by The University of Sheffield. On successful completion of the training you will have a foundation degree and a recognised qualification as a Nursing Associate. Trainees will wear a dedicated uniform (where applicable) in training

There are various post available in a wide variety of specialties including Pediatrics, Child Adolescent and Mental Health and Learning Disability.

The trainee will have a base placement within Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust there will be opportunity to gain further experience across other NHS Trusts and Health providers within Sheffield through alternative placements as part of the program curriculum

  • Interviews and assessments will take place on Friday 10th January at Moor foot Building, Sheffield

  • TNA course will commence on Monday 23rd March 2010

‘Band 4’ after successful completion of the training (24 month training period)

If you would like further information then please contact either (Vocational Services Manager) or (Training Nursing Associate Facilitator)


All communication throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and NHS Jobs account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore, to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If a DBS check is required for the post you are applying for any offer of employment will be provisional on a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

In line with other NHS Organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region a successful candidate appointed into a post within this Trust will be required to pay the DBS check fee (£45). This is customarily payable over 4 months as a salary deduction once employed by the Trust. If you receive a conditional offer letter, complete your DBS application and later withdraw from the recruitment process, an invoice will be raised via the Trust's finance department to recoup the outlay.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in accordance with the Equal Opportunities policy is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, gender, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or trade union membership.

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancies earlier than originally stated, if sufficient applications are received.

Please note that Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust do not reimburse any incurred interview expenses.

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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