Apprentice Nurse (Internal Vacancy)

£19570 p/a
Role type:
Full Time, All Year Post
37hrs weekly 52 weeks per year
Contract type:
Fixed Term Contract
All year post
Closing Date:
Monday 15 April 2019
Job Details:


National Star Nursing Apprenticeship (4 Year Fixed Term Contract).

This is a new and exciting role created in partnership with the University of Gloucestershire.

We are looking to recruit an Apprentice Nurse to move across to the National Star Nursing Team gaining valuable on the job experience and training whilst undertaking a nursing degree course (Bsc [Hons] Adult Nursing) at Gloucestershire University through an apprenticeship. If you are successful you will be required to apply for entry to the undergraduate nursing programme at the Univeristy of Gloucestershire and pass their assessment.

To undertake this challenging role you will be a highly self-motivated person, with a strong commitment to self-development and the provision of high quality care.

You will be a current National Star employee with a minimum of two years experience working with us. You will have achieved 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above including Maths and English, or the equivalent. You will also need to have demonstrated the ability to study at Level 3 (A level or equivalent). If you are successful in applying for this role at National Star, you will be required to apply for entry to the undergraduate nursing programme at the University of Gloucestershire.

National Star is committed to promoting the highest standards of care, health and well-being and if you believe you have the attributes of providing high quality nursing care, a strong commitment to education, and the resilience that this role requires, then you might be who we are looking for.

For more information please contact Nick Preddy, Director of Health Care and Support on or Ext 7754 to arrange an informal discussion.

Important Information

At National Star, we know the value of a diverse workforce, and welcome applications from all areas of the community. This includes those with disabilities, and we are a proud Disability Confident employer and are committed to providing equal opportunities. In 2018 National Star received an 'Outstanding' from Ofsted.

Please note that all applicants will be expected to undertake a DBS Disclosure, and undergo the necessary employer checks. The level of disclosure to be applied for will be dependent on your job role and will be discussed with you during the recruitment process but is usually an enhanced level. Where appropriate, the adult and child barred lists will be checked and we will not employ anyone who appears on either of those registers.

We prefer people to submit an online application as this helps support the charity in saving money. If you have a disability and need to apply using an alternative format, or if you have any technical problems with our recruitment system, please call the HR Team on 01242 527631 or email

All future correspondence with you will be via email (application acknowledgement, invitation to interview etc). Please check your email regularly.

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