NHS Healthcare Apprentice (Nurse) - Wickham DR LAL & PARTNERS

Wickham Market Medical Centre is a GP Practice looking to employ an Healthcare Assistant Apprentice. This is a fantastic opportunity to begin a career in the health sector and gain work experience within a NHS environment. We are a friendly practice with amazing teams who all share the same work ethic and values.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 07 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,609.60

  • Working week

    Monday-Friday (9am-5pm)

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    28 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000201951

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The apprentice will work as part of the Wickham Market Medical Centre nursing team. The hours will be Monday to Friday 9am- 5pm with an hour for lunch. There will be a variety of tasks to undertake in a timely manner which may vary from day to day. The role will include but will not be limited too; 

  • Assist clinical staff in provision of treatment
  • Health promotion campaigns
  • Blood pressure readings
  • Taking blood samples (venepuncture)
  • Perform NHS health checks

The training you will be getting

Paragon Skills is a leading national Apprenticeship training provider, supporting over 4,000 learners and 1,500 organisations. Paragon Skills has some of the highest success and achievement rates in the industry.

It has an Ofsted Grade 2 Good rating and an overall achievement rate of 71.4%, exceeding the national average of 65.6%. Using a blended approach, learners are always at the forefront of our priorities. All learners are assigned a Personal Tutor who will be their main point of contact.

This involves regular catch-ups, check-in emails and calls. Your employer will agree to give you 20% of your working hours solely towards your study.

This will give you every chance to achieve the highest grade possible! On completion of this 12 month apprenticeship you will have gained; Level 2 Healthcare Support Worker Apprenticeship

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

The opportunity may arise for the employee to achieve further nursing qualifications and progress to being a registered nurse.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Team working, Customer care skills, Organisation skills, Communication skills

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Essential

Things to consider

Working hours Please note that anyone under the age of 18 can only work a maximum of 40 hours per week. Any role which exceeds these hours should be amended accordingly, to fall in line with the legislation.

About the employer

Wickham Market Medical Centre is a rural practice based in Wickham Market and also provides a branch surgery service in Rendlesham.  We run many clinics for the management of chronic diseases such as asthma and diabetes and offer a wide variety of other medical services including minor surgery, minor injuries, childhood vaccinations and travel vaccinations.

Employer

DR LAL & PARTNERS

Address

Wickham Market Medical Centre, Chapel Lane, Wickham Market

Woodbridge

IP13 0SB

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Training

Training provider

PARAGON EDUCATION & SKILLS LIMITED

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Healthcare support worker

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 07 Dec 2023