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Continuing Healthcare Apprentice

Employer
NHS England Apprenticeships
Location
Middlesbrough
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
12 Dec 2022

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Job Details

Job summary

An exciting opportunity is now available for a motivated, enthusiastic, and flexible person to join the All-Age Continuing Care (AACC) & LeDeR team as an Administrative Assistant Apprentice on a two-year fixed term contract.

The Corporate Admin team provides a comprehensive, effective and efficient administrative service to the Executive Team within the organisation.

The two-year apprentice programme is designed to ensure youre exposed to a range of work experiences and skill development opportunities. You will be provided with support to develop in role from a variety of sources including your line manager, a mentor, and a peer support network.

Please note this role is an essential office role and will require office-based working in Middlesbrough.

Please note, candidates are not necessarily expected to meet 100% of the essential criteria but will meet these by the end of their apprenticeship.

Main duties of the job

The role will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring that timely, accurate work is produced to deadline
  • Maintaining realistic and manageable diaries
  • Arranging meetings and setting up any rooms/equipment required
  • Producing information packs/collation of papers for meetings/events, ensuring timely distribution and any follow-up of actions
  • Arranging and attending meetings/events, both internal and external, to accurately record and minute proceedings/decisions
  • Providing administrative support to clinical colleagues as required


About us

At NECS we are very proud to be part of the NHS England family. We are one of the very few truly customer-owned entities within the NHS. We have grown from our roots in the North East to be an NHS business with customers the length and breadth of the UK and further abroad. Our customer base has diversified significantly over this period, and we are now very pleased to be serving NHS providers as well as commissioners, NHSE regions, Local Authorities, General Practices and national NHSE Directorates.

NECS combines specialist skills and expertise with scale and resilience to achieve required results. We combine core NHS values with a sharp focus on customer care and a relentless pursuit of continuous improvement. We very much see ourselves as a key partner in the future success of the healthcare system and we take our share of the responsibility for shaping effective delivery.

Our people are the heart of our organisation. We strive to ensure they feel trusted, valued and empowered. Were passionate about nurturing and developing people. When you join us, we want you to grow, and we offer many opportunities for you to do that as well as an excellent benefits package including generous holidays and pension plus free car parking and access to NHS discounts.

Date posted

25 November 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

£16,223.90 a year Agenda for Change

Contract

Apprenticeship

Duration

23 months

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time, Job share

Reference number

I9869-PR7-7555

Job locations

North Of England Commisoning Support

High Force Road

Riverside Park Industrial Estate

Middlesbrough

Cleveland

TS2 1RH

Job description

Job responsibilities

Role specific responsibilities:

Operational

  • Provide a comprehensive, efficient service to NECS as part of the team
  • Provide support to project specific work dependent upon the priorities and focus of the team
  • Contribute regularly to ensuring the service is delivered within the service level agreement adhering to the standard operating procedures (SOPs) to deliver in line with customer expectations
  • Co-ordinate the provision of high quality, professional, responsive and flexible administrative support
  • Arrange and attend meetings/events (internal and external) to accurately record and minute proceedings/decisions
  • Produce information packs/collation of papers for meetings/events, ensuring timely distribution and any follow-up of actions. Circulate draft agendas in a timely way. To provide relevant follow up correspondence and any other support that may be required with meetings and events management
  • Deputise for colleagues when required

Please see job description attached, detailing full remit of roles and responsibilities.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Role specific responsibilities:

Operational

  • Provide a comprehensive, efficient service to NECS as part of the team
  • Provide support to project specific work dependent upon the priorities and focus of the team
  • Contribute regularly to ensuring the service is delivered within the service level agreement adhering to the standard operating procedures (SOPs) to deliver in line with customer expectations
  • Co-ordinate the provision of high quality, professional, responsive and flexible administrative support
  • Arrange and attend meetings/events (internal and external) to accurately record and minute proceedings/decisions
  • Produce information packs/collation of papers for meetings/events, ensuring timely distribution and any follow-up of actions. Circulate draft agendas in a timely way. To provide relevant follow up correspondence and any other support that may be required with meetings and events management
  • Deputise for colleagues when required

Please see job description attached, detailing full remit of roles and responsibilities.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Good standard of general education - Higher National Certificate or equivalent level of knowledge
  • Willingness to maintain continuing professional development


Experience

Essential

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Experience of working in an administrative role
  • Experience in planning and organising meetings
  • Experience in attending and recording minutes of internal and external meetings accurately
  • Familiar with working in an office environment
  • Experience in working with office system
  • Experience of working within an environment delivering excellent customer service
  • Experience working as part of a team


Desirable

  • Experience in working in a busy environment

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Good standard of general education - Higher National Certificate or equivalent level of knowledge
  • Willingness to maintain continuing professional development


Experience

Essential

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Experience of working in an administrative role
  • Experience in planning and organising meetings
  • Experience in attending and recording minutes of internal and external meetings accurately
  • Familiar with working in an office environment
  • Experience in working with office system
  • Experience of working within an environment delivering excellent customer service
  • Experience working as part of a team


Desirable

  • Experience in working in a busy environment


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.

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.

Employer details

Employer name

NHS North Of England Commissioning Support Unit

Address

North Of England Commisoning Support

High Force Road

Riverside Park Industrial Estate

Middlesbrough

Cleveland

TS2 1RH

Employer's website

https://www.necsu.nhs.uk (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

NHS North Of England Commissioning Support Unit

Address

North Of England Commisoning Support

High Force Road

Riverside Park Industrial Estate

Middlesbrough

Cleveland

TS2 1RH

Employer's website

https://www.necsu.nhs.uk (Opens in a new tab)

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