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Training Programme - Enrolled Nursing Assistants 2009
Tuesday, November 03, 2009


Ministry of Health

Training Programme – Enrolled Nursing Assistants 2009

The Ministry of Health invites applications from suitably qualified persons to pursue a two (2) year full-time Education Programme for Enrolled Nursing Assistants.

Training is scheduled to commence on December 14, 2009.


Click here to download the application form



PROGRAMME DETAILS:

The Nursing Assistant Programme is designed to expose trainees to selected theory and practice during the first six months of training, after which they are required to write the Nursing Council’s Examination. In addition, a practical examination will be conducted at the end of the first year, followed by a one (1) year internship.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

All applicants must:

(a) be citizens of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago; and

(b) be between the ages of seventeen (17) and forty-five (45) years.

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS:

All applicants must possess three (3) Ordinary Level subjects at G.C.E or C.X.C General Proficiency Level Grades I, II and III (from 1998 onward) inclusive of English Language.

N.B: Additional training in any health related areas would be a definite advantage.

CONDITIONS OF TRAINING:

A stipend will be offered;

Students will be required to provide their own uniforms, books, meals, accommodation and transport; and

Students will not be required to meet any tuition fees.

CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATION:

Upon entry to the programme, students will be required to enter into a contract to serve the Ministry of Health/Regional Health Authority (RHA) for a period of one (1) year following successful completion of training.

APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT:

(a) precise postal address and a telephone contact number;

(b) copies of academic G.C.E or C.X.C (General Proficiency Level)

Certificates;

(c) copies of two (2) testimonials [no older than six (6) months along with contact number for the person giving testimonial];

(d) copy of Birth Certificate and Affidavit, if necessary;

COLLECTION AND SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS:

Applications must be completed on the approved form and submitted to the RHA where the applicant would like to be employed, no later than November 20, 2009. Applications must be addressed to the General Manager, Human Resources, of the selected RHA, as listed from (a) to (e) below.

Official application forms can be downloaded from the Ministry of Health’s website at www.health.gov.tt or collected in person at the following offices:

a) The General Manager, Human Resources,
North West Regional Health Authority
39 Dundonald Street,
PORT OF SPAIN.

b) The General Manager, Human Resources,
South West Regional Health Authority
Independence Avenue
Paradise Pasture,
SAN FERNANDO.

c) The General Manager, Human Resources,
North Central Regional Health Authority
Building 39, Level 1
Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex,
MT HOPE.

d) The General Manager, Human Resources,
Eastern Regional Health Authority
P.O Box 4479
Supercare Building
Eastern Main Road,
SANGRE GRANDE

e) The General Manager, Human Resources,
Tobago Regional Health Authority
Bob Tail’s Building
Smithfield Road,
Scarborough
TOBAGO.

f) Nursing Administrator
General Hospital,
PORT OF SPAIN

g) Nursing Administrator
General Hospital
SAN FERNANDO

(i) Matron’s Office
Tobago Regional Hospital
Scarborough
TOBAGO

(j) Senior Human Resource Officer
Human Resource Development Unit
Ministry of Health
63 Park Street
PORT OF SPAIN

N.B: Suitable applicants will be required to attend an interview at the respective RHA at a later date. Unsuitable applications will not be acknowledged.




Click here to download the application form







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