Nursing associate

Nursing associate

“A nursing associate delivers high quality, compassionate care under the direction of a registered nurse”

The nursing associate is a highly trained support role to deliver effective, safe and responsive care in and across a wide range of settings. You’ll work independently, and with others, under the leadership and direction of a registered nurse to deliver care. You’ll develop a breadth of knowledge and a flexible, portable skill set to serve local health populations, in a range of settings covering pre-life to end of life. You’ll work within all aspects of the nursing process, taking account of the perspectives and pathways of individuals, their families and/or carers, providing holistic and person-centred care to individuals, and supporting the registered nurse in the assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of care. Associates work independently, and with others, under the leadership and direction of a registered nurse.

Duration: 24 months

Relevant school subjects: Science

Entry requirements: Depend on employer, but likely A-levels or equivalent qualifications

Achievement upon completion: Level 5 (Higher)—equivalent to a foundation degree and above

Potential salary upon completion: £21,000 per annum

More information: www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/nursing-associate

Apply: www.apprenticeshipguide.co.uk/vacancies