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Various specialties
Band 2
Full Time & part-time
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University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust
Employer type
Royal Stoke & County Hospital
Stoke on Trent
£17,460-18,702 (pro-rata)
31/03/2019 23:59
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Nursing Assistant

Band 2

If we receive a high volume of applications we reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

Important Information:

Please note the University Hospitals of North Midlands (NHS) Trust, do not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews


Nursing Assistant or Nursing Assistant Apprenticeship - UHNM

Have your chance to be “Proud to Care”

We currently have vacancies providing exciting opportunities  for Band 2 Nursing Assistants to join the UHNM team. Positions are available across the Trust in various specialities including Emergency Medicine/Emergency Department, Elderly Care, Orthopaedics, Acute Medicine, Neuro medicine and surgery. The successful candidates will need to be enthusiastic, flexible, committed to the provision of excellent standards of care, a good communicator, and motivated to build on existing skills. Don’t be daunted by what is required if you are coming with or with little or no care experience as a fully supported training programme will be provided for you.

You will support the Registered Nurses, participating in the delivery of quality; safe, patient focused, compassionate care, reflecting the UHNM “Proud to Care”

Already have Level 2 NVQ or Apprenticeship in care

If you are joining us and already hold a level 2 NVQ or Apprenticeship in Care with previous experience and are successfully shortlisted, you will be invited to take part in a face to face interview where you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of your qualification and previous care experience.

Pay scale band 2

Don’t have Level 2 or Apprenticeship in Care, but wish to become an Apprentice and train

  • We can train successful applicants through the Level 2 Apprenticeship programme
  • You will need evidence of your assessment  in key skills to level 2 or willingness to undertake
  • Pay Scale will be discussed on successful application/interview

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For any queries regarding Apprenticeship please contact the Care Coach Team on 01782 675480 or email

For Specific areas please see below:

Specialised Division

Cardiology - Angela Huscroft

Stroke - Lisa Simpson

Trauma & Orthopaedics - Melanie Mountford

Surgery – Jan Ryder

General Surgery & Urology - Carol Lloyd-Bennett carol.lloyd-Bennett @

Specialised Surgery - Lisa Underwood

Theatres - Michell Fell

Critical Care – Sandra Barrington

SSCU – Sandra Hassall

CTS – Phyllis Dunn

PreAms – Louise Chilton

A&E – Sheila Bowers

AMU/AMRA – Stacey Salt

AEC – Ruth Bradbury

Short Stay/Ward 123 – Marie Ratcliffe

Kelly Mottershead Aspiring Matron - Obstetrics & Gynaecology -

Debbie Tomlinson Aspiring Matron - Obstetrics & Gynaecology -

Gastroenterology / Respiratory / Infectious Diseases – Philippa Mulligan and Jacqueline Tideswell or

Elderly Care – Nadine Opiniano

Renal – Alison Jepson

General Medicine – Amanda Pateman

County General Medicine and Specialist Medicine (Respiratory) – Danila Burn dani.burn@uhnm.nhsuk

Interview Dates will be:

Monday 29th April 2019 and Friday 3rd May 2019