As the introduction of trainee Nursing Associates into health and care services continues to develop, Health Education England have made available additional funding to support its continued expansion. This presents an exciting opportunity for health and care providers in Devon to further consider the role of the Nursing Associate within their workforce (please see HEE FAQs – Nursing Associates Jan 2018). This HEE funding relates to the Nursing Associate Apprenticeship programme (please see HEE Nursing Associate briefing pack for employers).
Nursing Associate Apprenticeship
2 year level 5 qualification (FdSc Nursing Associate)
Attendance is 1 day per week at Plymouth University, starting January 2019
Cost and Funding:
Course fee is £15,000 – non-levy payers will pay 10% (£1,500)
HEE funding: £4000 one off payment and £1,600 per year (£7,200)
If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity and accessing the HEE funding, please contact:
Amanda Shobrook (Workforce Transformation Lead for Devon and Cornwall) M. 07990571178 E. Amanda.email@example.com
Please note the very tight timeframe – expression of interest must be with Amanda Shobrook before Monday 26th November 2018.
If you are considering the role of the Nursing Associate in the future, please contact Terrie Chaplin (Workforce Development Advisor, Devon County Council) M. 07791887237 E. firstname.lastname@example.org