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Apprentice Project Manager

Employer
NHS England Apprenticeships
Location
Luton
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
15 Dec 2022

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Job summary

Site Redevelopment are seeking to recruit an Apprentice Project Manager to join their team. This is a developmental role for individuals seeking to progress to a Project Manager position. As part of their role they will be required to complete a fully funded Level 4 Associate Project Manager Apprenticeship with an approved external training provider. Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, it is expected that the individual will move into a permanent Project Manager role within the team. We will ensure that the post holder is granted appropriate opportunities, time (within core working hours) to support completion of this qualification. In return, we are seeking an enthusiastic individual who is keen to learn, develop and embrace all of the varied opportunities that this role will offer.

For further informationplease contact Charles.frampton@bedsft.nhs.uk

Main duties of the job

The purpose of this role is to contribute to the delivery of the site redevelopment scheme by supporting the delivery of individual projects and works packages. This will include supporting the design, tendering, liaison with consultants and contractors, agreeing standards (and ensuring they are met) and acceptance of work package s .

About us

Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides hospital services to a growing population of around 700,000 people living across Bedfordshire and the surrounding areas across two busy hospital sites in Bedford and Luton. Both hospital sites offer key services such as A&E, Obstetrics-led Maternity and Paediatrics.

You will be joining a friendly, high performing Trust committed to ensuring the health and wellbeing of staff. As one of the largest NHS Trusts in our region you will have access to a programme of high quality training and development to help you grow your career.

We have state-of-the art facilities placing us at the heart of cutting edge health care. The Trust continues to be committed to delivering the best patient care using the best clinical knowledge and technology available.

Please note that vacancies may close prior to the advertised closing date when sufficient number of applications have been received. Please ensure that you make your application as soon as possible.

All new staff will be subject to a probationary period covering their first six months in post. Travel between hospital sites may be required.

Please review all documents attached to this advert to ensure you familiarize yourself with all requirements of the job.

Date posted

25 November 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 4

Salary

£23,949 to £26,282 a year per annum

Contract

Apprenticeship

Duration

24 months

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

418-CORP4019-EH

Job locations

NHS Foundation Trust, The L&D Hospital

Lewsey Rd

Luton

LU4 0DZ

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Trust is undergoing a major redevelopment programme across both the Luton and Bedford Sites, with a number of Strategic Development projects within its portfolio. The post holder will be exposed to strategic development, procurement, construction, management and governance, stakeholder engagement and communication. With the recent national award of £168m for the creation of a new Acute Service Block and Ward Block at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital, this is an extremely exciting time to join the team.

All elements of project management are to be in line with the Association of Project Managers (APM) Book of Knowledge, as taught through the Level 4 Associate Project Manager Apprenticeship.

Please refer to Job description for full responsibilities.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Trust is undergoing a major redevelopment programme across both the Luton and Bedford Sites, with a number of Strategic Development projects within its portfolio. The post holder will be exposed to strategic development, procurement, construction, management and governance, stakeholder engagement and communication. With the recent national award of £168m for the creation of a new Acute Service Block and Ward Block at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital, this is an extremely exciting time to join the team.

All elements of project management are to be in line with the Association of Project Managers (APM) Book of Knowledge, as taught through the Level 4 Associate Project Manager Apprenticeship.

Please refer to Job description for full responsibilities.

Person Specification

Qulifications

Essential

  • Good standard of education to a minimum of A Level or equivalent. To include Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths (GCSE level 4/ C or equivalent)


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working in a busy professional environment


Desirable

  • Experience of working in a construction environment
  • Previous experience supporting a Project Manager or Project Team


Knowledge

Essential

  • Excellent IT skills - fully conversant with MS Office
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

Person Specification

Qulifications

Essential

  • Good standard of education to a minimum of A Level or equivalent. To include Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths (GCSE level 4/ C or equivalent)


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working in a busy professional environment


Desirable

  • Experience of working in a construction environment
  • Previous experience supporting a Project Manager or Project Team


Knowledge

Essential

  • Excellent IT skills - fully conversant with MS Office
  • Excellent verbal and written communications 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

Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

NHS Foundation Trust, The L&D Hospital

Lewsey Rd

Luton

LU4 0DZ

Employer's website

https://www.bedfordshirehospitals.nhs.uk/working-here/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

NHS Foundation Trust, The L&D Hospital

Lewsey Rd

Luton

LU4 0DZ

Employer's website

https://www.bedfordshirehospitals.nhs.uk/working-here/ (Opens in a new tab)

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