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Naval Nurse Reserve

Your role

  • Deliver world class healthcare as part of a highly skilled and motivated team.
  • Provide vital support to maritime and wider military operations across the globe.
  • Provide support in a range of challenging conditions at sea, on land or in the air. Adapt to a variety of platforms including state of the art warships such as the new Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier.
  • Travel the world as part of the front line medical services team.

What you’ll get

  • Daily rates of pay equivalent to those of full-time personnel
  • Annual tax-free bounty subject to meeting the minimum training commitment
  • Paid leave in proportion to the number of training days attended
  • Automatic membership of the non-contributory Armed Forces Pension Scheme
  • Expenses and allowances when undergoing training
  • Access to sports and fitness facilities
  • Opportunities for adventurous training (AT)

What you'll need

  • You must be aged 20 - 52 when you start training
  • You should have an Adult Nursing Diploma, ideally with a specialism. If you haven’t had specialist training, we can offer this. If you are a registered Nurse (Adult) without a diploma, you can still join and we can offer you the training to get you to degree level
  • You must be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), but can also apply in your last year of nurse training to be selected on a conditional offer, subject to receiving an NMC PIN
  • You must be a British or Irish national, a Commonwealth citizen, or a Dual National
  • A Body Mass Index (BMI) between 18 and 28 (between 17 and 27 if under 18)
  • Pass the Naval Swimming Test

Skills and interests

  • A nursing professional
  • A skilled medical professional
  • A confident and well-organised practitioner
  • A team player
  • A problem-solver who works well under pressure
  • Physically and mentally fit
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