Nurse

Recruiter
Army
Location
Hereford
Posted
22 Jun 2018
Closes
28 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Nurse

Adult Nurse

Full-Time

THIS IS BELONGING

Everyone wants to belong to something. A sports team, a family, a close-knit group of friends. The sense of belonging you find in the Army is next level. When you’ve trained together, side by side, learned things no classroom can teach you. When you’ve lived together and worked together, it creates a bond like no other. A bond that lasts a lifetime, and sees you through whatever life throws at you.

Nurses are vital to keeping the Army running, whether helping soldiers in the field or providing medical care to their families. We need to keep our people as fit and healthy as possible – that’s where we need you. You’ll join Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps, where you’ll learn to deal with the injuries and illnesses that come with military life. You’ll also be free to train and specialise in a key area with the Army supporting you all the way. Best of all, you’ll be part of a highly skilled and friendly team. And you’ll do it all while travelling the world and gaining valuable skills and civilian recognised qualifications along the way.

As a Nurse in the Army, you could be sent to a modern UK hospital or out to a field hospital where you will be trained to work in challenging environments with minimal equipment. Conditions on operations can be difficult but we’ll teach you how to cope. Wherever you are, you’ll be fully trained to give first rate nursing care in all kinds of situations.

LEARN NEW SKILLS AS A NURSE

As a Registered Adult Health Nurse in the Army, you’ll come across a range of health problems unique to military life. You’ll also work with all kinds of people, including soldiers and civilians, both in the UK and abroad.

WORLD-CLASS TRAINING FOR OUR NURSES

When you join the Army you’ll be trained in basic military skills – like outdoor survival and how to fire your weapon. You then begin a Military Practice Course. Once you’re trained, we’ll send you to a Ministry of Defence Hospital Unit (MDHU). Here, you’ll get experience through a rotation programme and begin life as an Army Nurse. You’ll learn new transferable skills in your chosen speciality that will not only enhance your military career, but stand you in good stead if you later decide to return to civilian life.

GAIN QUALIFICATIONS AS A NURSE

The Army can help you gain a range of qualifications. These could include:

    Supporting Learning and Assessment in Practice (SLAiP)
The successful Nurse will have the opportunity to specialise in:

    Primary Health Care (to Advanced Practice)Emergency Nursing, Critical CareBurns & Plastics, Trauma & OrthopedicsSexual HealthGeneral MedicineGeneral Surgery.
SHOW PEOPLE WHAT YOU’RE CAPABLE OF

We'll be behind you every step of the way as you move up the ranks. Right from the start, you’ll get the support and encouragement you need to make a success of your career. Work hard and you could get promoted, which will mean more responsibility and extra pay. And along the way, you'll pick up qualifications that are recognised by civilian employers.

BELONG TO SOMETHING THAT MATTERS

You should be:

    Regular Army age: 17.6 - 32.11 yearsArmy Reserve age: 17.9 - 49.11 years
Qualifications you’ll need:

    To serve in the Regular Army, you need to be registered with the NMC. You can join as a newly qualified nurse and complete your preceptorship with us in your first year, or join with prior experience.
Interests you’ll have

    Helping peopleOffice workFixing thingsDecision making & responsibilityTechnologyLeading & managing peopleWorking outside
Our next deadline for application is the 30th June 2018, with further opportunities ongoing throughout the year.

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