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Apprentice Team Administrator for Learning Disability Services

Employer
NHS England Apprenticeships
Location
Cheltenham
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
14 Dec 2022

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Job summary

Apprenticeship Vacancy - 1 x Fixed Term contract opportunity for up to 19 months

Are you looking to build a long-term career while making a difference to the community? Then look no further! If you are organised, enthusiastic & want to work hard in providing a successful service, then we want you to be part of our Learning Disabilities Administration team.

You will be providing administrative support to the Learning Disabilities Service and alongside this full-time administrative role, you will be enrolled in the Business Apprenticeship Programme and will be expected to study and complete assignments to achieve a recognised Level 3 Business Administration qualification. The apprenticeship will include the expectation to complete the L3 Business Administration Apprenticeship within a19-monthtimeframe which includes an end point assessment.

Your salary will be £10,132.00 per year. After 12 months, the salary will increase to national minimum wage. The opportunities to upskill will continue as further higher-level apprenticeships are available upon completion of the Level 3 Business Admin apprenticeship for suitable candidates.

To understand what the Apprenticeship Programme entails please read the attached Business Administration Apprenticeship poster carefully before applying for this post.

Main duties of the job

About You

The successful candidate will provide a high level confidential administrative support to the Learning Disabilities service and will need to main Trust Values throughout all aspects of their work. They will be expected to work as part of a team in delivering an effective service, and assisting clinical staff to ensure that services meet the operational needs.

Are you...
  • Enthusiastic
  • Hard working
  • A team player
  • Organised
  • Able to provide a high-quality standard of work
  • Successful at working collaboratively
  • Able to prioritise to work towards deadline

If you have a 'can do' attitude, and enjoy building good working relationships, we welcome your application.

About us

About us

At Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust, we are supportive of the people we care for in the community and aim to provide a fully responsive service to everyone who needs it. This is the same approach we take for our employees. We look to value the skills and experiences of those we work with, whether they are service users, carers, families or those looking to work with us.

As an organisation we offer a wide range of professional development opportunities and would support the post holder in continuing professional development.

You will be based at Leckhampton Lodge in Cheltenham and working alongside other community Mental Health Team administrators including those supporting the North Cotswold Recovery and the Assertive Outreach services.

The North Community Learning Disabilities Team is comprised of:
  • Nurses, Psychologists, Therapists and Social Care. They also have Consultant and Medical Teams attached, supported by medical secretaries.
  • The team is under the Trust's Adult Community Directorate, and is based at Leckhampton Lodge, alongside other specialist community teams.


Date posted

23 November 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

£10,132 a year for the first 12 months and then National Minimum Wage

Contract

Apprenticeship

Duration

19 months

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

327-22-1253

Job locations

Leckhampton Lodge

Charlton Lane

Cheltenham

GL53 9DZ

Job description

Job responsibilities

The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.

Closing date: 18th December 2022

This post requires the post holder to be able to undertake all statutory and mandatory training and post holders must be able to undertake physical interventions. Fitness for physical intervention will be assessed by Occupational Health.

A valid UK driving licence plus the use of own transport for business purposes is essential. For qualifying staff the Trust has a Lease Car Scheme in place and also offers a popular Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme with our partner Tusker.

To ensure you fully understand how the Trust, as a Data Controller, will process and store your data please read the attached document Applicant and Staff Privacy Notice prior to applying for the role.

Candidates for any staff appointment shall, when making application, disclose in writing to the Trust whether they are related to any governor. Failure to disclose such a relationship may disqualify a candidate and, if appointed, may render them liable to dismissal.

At Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust, we are supportive of the people we care for in the community and aim to provide a fully responsive service to everyone who needs it. This is the same approach we take for our employees. We look to value the skills and experiences of those we work with, whether they are service users, carers, families or those looking to work with us.

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust is part of the NHS. We treat NHS patients according to NHS principles and standards. The difference is the Trust is accountable to local people, rather than to Government, and so we are able to work closely with our community to develop services in the way that best suits the needs of local people.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.

Closing date: 18th December 2022

This post requires the post holder to be able to undertake all statutory and mandatory training and post holders must be able to undertake physical interventions. Fitness for physical intervention will be assessed by Occupational Health.

A valid UK driving licence plus the use of own transport for business purposes is essential. For qualifying staff the Trust has a Lease Car Scheme in place and also offers a popular Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme with our partner Tusker.

To ensure you fully understand how the Trust, as a Data Controller, will process and store your data please read the attached document Applicant and Staff Privacy Notice prior to applying for the role.

Candidates for any staff appointment shall, when making application, disclose in writing to the Trust whether they are related to any governor. Failure to disclose such a relationship may disqualify a candidate and, if appointed, may render them liable to dismissal.

At Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust, we are supportive of the people we care for in the community and aim to provide a fully responsive service to everyone who needs it. This is the same approach we take for our employees. We look to value the skills and experiences of those we work with, whether they are service users, carers, families or those looking to work with us.

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust is part of the NHS. We treat NHS patients according to NHS principles and standards. The difference is the Trust is accountable to local people, rather than to Government, and so we are able to work closely with our community to develop services in the way that best suits the needs of local people.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • GCSE level grade C education or equivalent


Other requirements

Essential

  • Ability to travel around the locality as requested, independently and efficiently.


Length and nature of experience

Desirable

  • Proven experience of unsupervised administrative work in a busy office environment
  • Previous experience of using software packages such as Microsoft Office i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Experience of accurate Data Inputting and Retrieval and using customer/patient information system
  • Minute-taking
  • Diary management
  • Experience in information analysis and provision of statistical reports


Personal skills abilities and attributes

Essential

  • Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written form
  • Ability to work effectively both autonomously and as part of a team
  • Good organisation and time-management skills

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • GCSE level grade C education or equivalent


Other requirements

Essential

  • Ability to travel around the locality as requested, independently and efficiently.


Length and nature of experience

Desirable

  • Proven experience of unsupervised administrative work in a busy office environment
  • Previous experience of using software packages such as Microsoft Office i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Experience of accurate Data Inputting and Retrieval and using customer/patient information system
  • Minute-taking
  • Diary management
  • Experience in information analysis and provision of statistical reports


Personal skills abilities and attributes

Essential

  • Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written form
  • Ability to work effectively both autonomously and as part of a team
  • Good organisation and time-management skills


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

Additional information

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

Employer details

Employer name

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Leckhampton Lodge

Charlton Lane

Cheltenham

GL53 9DZ

Employer's website

https://www.ghc.nhs.uk/who-we-are/jobs/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Leckhampton Lodge

Charlton Lane

Cheltenham

GL53 9DZ

Employer's website

https://www.ghc.nhs.uk/who-we-are/jobs/ (Opens in a new tab)

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