Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship (RNDA top up)
NHS AfC: Band dependant on current grade
This post is for internal candidates of South Tees Trust. If you are not currently working within the trust your application will not be reviewed and automatically rejected at shortlisting stage. Please be aware of this when submitting your application.
South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is delighted to offer the Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship. This may be an 18 or 24-month course - depending upon the higher educational institution. This is for internal trust staff who have a full foundation degree as an Assistant Practitioner or Nursing Associate.
Internal applications are welcomed from existing employees of South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust for this exciting opportunity. All applicants:
- MUST have certificate evidence of maths and English at L2/grade C or above;
- MUST have certificate evidence of full foundation degree in healthcare;
- must be working a minimum of 30 hours;
- be available to attend for interview the week commencing 12th June May 2023 (due to the short timescales this may be in person or over Microsoft Teams) and
- start the programme from September 2023.
WITHOUT CERTIFICATE EVIDENCE OF QUALIFICATIONS YOU WILL NOT BE INTERVIEWED FOR THIS POSITION. PLEASE SUBMIT QUALIFICATION EVIDENCE BY 4PM 9TH JUNE
PRIOR TO INTERVIEW YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE EVIDENCE OF SUPPORT FROM YOUR MANAGER. THIS FORM CAN BE DOWNLOADED DURING THE APPLICATION PROCESS.
Main duties of the job
The Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship will be offered at the same AfC band that you are currently on, and upon successful completion of the programme staff will progress to an AfC band 5 Registered Nurse and will be able to apply for roles within the organisation.
There will be a joint interview between South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the Higher Educational Institution. As part of the short-listing process, your application will be assessed against joint South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the University short-listing criteria.
There will be an expectation for apprentices to work across other areas of practice including ‘In Hospital, Close to Home and At Home’ for example with community nursing teams, community hospitals, mental health wards (TEWV) and in hospital localities linked to your area of practice. This programme will involve some requirement for travel. Support will be provided for personal development, academic progression and clinical skills development throughout the programme.
Applicants must meet the minimum academic requirements detailed in the person specification and be able to present a portfolio as evidence of ongoing learning and reflection at interview if requested. Evidence of Maths, English and Foundation Degree must be presented at interview. You will not be interviewed without this evidence.
Working for our organisation
Leadership and Improvement Training
South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust; this training programme has been designed to support our leaders in developing their understanding of leadership and management skills. You will be expected to attend the New and Aspiring leaders programme, and the Foundation Quality Improvement Programme that the Trust delivers. After you complete this one and a half day of training you will be able to explore further leadership and improvement training opportunities, we offer further in-house courses and bite-size programmes and leadership apprenticeships at level 3, 5 and 7.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Please see the full job description and person specification document(s) for main responsibilities of the role.
- Experience working within and acute or community setting, at South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, as a healthcare assistant.
- Experience of multi-disciplinary working.
- Ability to implement the 6 C’s in practice.
- Commitment to evidence-based practice; understanding the physiological, psychological, and social needs of patients and their families.
- Ability to work within the boundaries of the NMC Code of Professional conduct and under the supervision of a registered practitioner (expected to be a Registered Nurse with full NMC registration).
- Demonstrate the behaviours and skills of a Pre-Registration Apprentice Student Nurse, and act as a professional role model to others.
- Has EVIDENCE OF grade C or above (or equivalent) in maths and English).
- Has EVIDENCE of foundation degree in healthcare (Assistant Practitioner or Nursing Associate).
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Documents to download
Further details / informal visits contact
- Robbie Famisan
- Job title
- Clinical Educator RNBA
- Email address
- Telephone number
- 01642 850850
- Additional information
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