Northern Care Alliance (NCA) are providing pre-employment training for a range of roles at Fairfield Hospital. This Sector-based Work Academy Programme (SWAP) opportunity is open to all candidates aged 18 and over who have a good level of spoken and written English.

Applications are particularly welcome from care leavers, ethnic minorities, Six Town Housing residents, Health and disability candidates.

Employer Name 

​​Northern Care Alliance​ (NCA) 

Employer Details 

​​Northern Care Alliance, NHS foundation Trust ​ 



Closing Date 


SWAP Eligibility 

  • ​​Aged 18 or over
  • Good level of written and spoken English  
  • Genuine desire to work for NHS/NCA. 

SWAP Requirements 

  • ​​No experience or qualifications needed. 
  • Must be available to commit to the pre-employment training dates. ​ 

SWAP/Job Description  

​​Various roles including pharmacy assistant/ dispenser, support workers, catering, housekeepers, clinical support.  
SWAP content - Introduction to NHS, Trust Values, and roles. Communication, Health and Wellbeing, Health and Safety, equality and diversity, team work. 


​​National Minimum Wage

Referral Arrangements  

​​Email with your name, postcode, contact number and email. Make sure the email title in the subject field is NCA SWAP.

Open Day date, time and venue

​​Date: 13/06/23 
Time: 10.00am 
Location: Six Town Housing, 6 Knowsley place, Bury, BL9 0EL​ 

SWAP course info Training provider, 
dates & times 

​​Training Provider: NCA 
Date: 19/06/23 (6 days – 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 26th June and 4th July)  
Time: 10.00am 
Guaranteed Job Interview:  5th July 
Location: Six Town Housing, 6 Knowsley place, Bury, BL9 0EL​ 

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