How do I find out if there are any trainee places in my area?

Currently, most nursing associate training programmes are being delivered through the apprenticeship route. As well as from the general population trainees can be recruited from existing staff, such as Healthcare Support Workers or if you are interested in starting a new career in healthcare as a Trainee Nursing Associate, vacancies are advertised via Trac and NHS Jobs

Please note that vacancies are also available in primary care (such as GP practices) and in social care (such as care homes). Please check with local employers, such as local authorities, or search on the Department of Work and Pensions’ ‘find a job’ website and other job boards.