Nursing - Nurse Degree Apprentice (Top Up programme)

  • Department Corporate Nursing
  • Salary £21,892.00 – £24,157 per annum
  • Closing Date 05/08/2021
  • Interview Date 25th August 2021
  • Location The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 4
  • Job ref 223-NDA-2021
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours 37.5 hours per week
  • Contact Helen Coleman
  • Email
  • Telephone 01743 261000 ext 3212/3111 or 01952 641222 ext 4455

Applications are now invited from Registered Nursing Associates to undertake their top up shortened Adult Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship starting in December 2021

The Apprenticeship is a full time 18 months programme leading to a Bachelor of Nursing Degree and registration with the Nursing Midwifery Council as a Registered Nurse.

To be eligible to apply you MUST meet the following criteria -

  • Currently employed as a Qualified Nursing Associate in Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital.
  • GCSEs at grade C+/ 4 in an English-based subject and Maths or Level 2 Foundation skills in Numeracy and Literacy . You must attach copies of your Math and English qualifications with your application
  • Have an active registration with the NMC  as a Nursing Associate

You will be studying with the University of Wolverhampton at their Priorslee Campus in Telford.  The programme will include placements in a variety of care settings both in Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital and external to the organisation

For further information please contact or the CPF team on

RSH 3212/3111 or PRH 4455 .  Also refer to the Q&A information sheet linked in to  this advert

Application forms are to be emailed to Bridie Cashmore at by no later than 17.00 on the 5TH August 2021 late applications will not be considered

Interviews will be held via MS Teams on the 25th August 2021

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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