You don’t have to have a university degree to become part of our nursing family. Nor does a career in nursing have to start straight from school. Many of our nursing family started on our apprentice scheme, while others returned to practice later in life.

 

Our Northumbria Way offers six routes into nursing or a career in care:

● Health apprentices

● Care certificate

● Trainee Nursing Associates

● Student nursing

● Return to practice

● Preceptorship Programme

Whichever route you take, we offer a unique development structure, giving you opportunities to develop clinical skills, leadership, and personal development.

Please download the PDF FACT FILE ‘Nursing at Northumbria’ which gives full details of each of the seven entry routes into nursing in our organisation, to decide which is the right one for you.

TOGETHER LET'S GET YOUR 

CARING FUTURE MOVING

Our region has some of the lowest house prices in England, meaning that you can get a lot more home for your money!

In Northumberland and North Tyneside, the average salary required to run a home is £21,500 – equivalent to a band 5 salary (includes many newly qualified clinical professionals).

With a variety of towns and stunning villages, there is accommodation to suit your income and lifestyle.

From first time buyers, to families wanting that extra space, average housing costs in our region are far lower than the rest of the UK - and that goes for renting too!

UK average house cost (UK House Price Index for Jan 2020 - GOV.UK):​​

Country House

TOGETHER

LET'S IMPROVE

YOUR

CARING FUTURE

HOUSING

London £476,588

North West £164,769

North East £126,592

SUNDAY TIMES

BEST PLACES TO LIVE 2020

ALNWICK

A beautiful market town steeped in history and home to Alnwick Infirmary.

 

The town centre with its stone-built streets, offers fresh local produce and a weekly market. Enjoy the beautiful Alnwick Gardens, not forgetting the magnificent Alnwick Castle, featured in the Harry Potter films.

TYNEMOUTH

A vibrant seaside town just minutes from North Tyneside General hospital. Its streets lined with bunting and solid family houses, it enjoys a truly quirky vibe. It has a high-street full of cosy cafes, the famous Tynemouth Market in the Victorian metro station, and the mile-long beach of Longsands, popular with surfers and kayakers.

CORBRIDGE

A historic and picturesque village located in the Northumberland Tyne Valley just a few miles from Hexham General hospital. Talk a walk along the banks of the River Tyne, Hadrian’s Wall Country or enjoy the woodland trails with breath-taking views.

YOUR NORTHUMBRIA WAY JOURNEY STARTS HERE...

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