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Return to professional practice 

Return to professional practice
Broomfield Hospital

Are you looking to be part of a Kind, Professional, Positive Team?

We are looking for you, whether you have been out of practice for three years or 20 years. 

Here at Mid Essex NHS Hospital Trust in Chelmsford, we welcome the opportunity to support you in your return to practice, with a view to a permanent post within our hospital as a registered nurse or midwife.

You’ll experience a supportive and nurturing environment which will encourage and welcome you back to the profession.

We are looking for inspiring people who are committed to delivering high quality care to our patients and keen to develop, enhance and expand their experience and expertise.

You will need to complete an approved Return to Professional Practice course, which is run in Chelmsford
at Anglia Ruskin University. Details of the course can be found via their website:

We offer clinical placements in Adult, Child branch and Midwifery. During your placement you’ll be supported
by a mentor. Your clinical placement will be based on your previous experience and where you’d  like to work
once you’re on the NMC register.

How long is the course?

How long is the course?

This depends on the number of years you have been out of practice, and will be discussed on an individual basis.

You will need to complete a minimum of 200 hours of assessed clinical practice either full time or part time, as well as 60 hours of teaching  and 40 hours of on line learning.

How will I pay?

How will I pay for this?

Good news!

Your university fees will be paid, and, in addition, you’ll receive a personal bursary of £500 on successful completion of the course.

What do I do now?

What do I do now?

You must apply directly to the university via the website as above and below.

Applications through NHS jobs will not be considered.

Please click here.

During your application, please indicate in the ‘additional information’ section, your preferred location and clinical area to enable us to match your previous experience to your clinical placement.