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Apprentice Administrator

Employer
NHS England Apprenticeships
Location
Leicester
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
16 Dec 2022

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Job summary

We are looking for an apprentice to join us as a Research Administrator in the NIHR Patient Recruitment Centre (PRC) based at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust on the Leicester General Hospital site.

This is an opportunity to join the Research & Innovation (R&I) department to work at our National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)-funded Patient Recruitment Centre (PRC) for commercial research.

This is a full time post, based at Leicester General Hospital. You will be given time for your learning to achieve a level 3 qualification in Business Administration and will be supported by a very experienced Apprenticeship Development team. For more information about undertaking a level 3 Business Administration apprenticeship in our Trust please see this video:

https://vimeo.com/675414138/a162744509.

To qualify for the apprenticeship role the minimum criteria is:-
  • You must have GCSE in English and Maths
  • Have not completed an apprenticeship at the same level and sector in the past.
  • You do not have a Degree in a similar or same subject


Main duties of the job

As an apprentice research administrator you will provide administrative support to the PRC clinical delivery team and PRC Research Business Manager. The team sets-up, recruit participants to, and deliver, a range of commercial research studies across clinical specialties.

The post-holder will be allocated to the PRC at LGH. Travelling across UHL 3 sites (Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester General Hospital and Glenfield Hospital) may be required infrequently.

The role involves tasks such as organising patient appointments and transport, maintaining diaries, updating spreadsheets, maintaining research site files, photocopying, sending letters, collating and sending documents to commercial companies, organising meetings, answering telephone and email queries, and general administrative duties.

About us

We are one of the biggest and busiest NHS trusts in the country, incorporating the General, Glenfield and Royal Infirmary hospitals. We have our very own Children's Hospital and run one of the country's leading heart centres.

Our team is made up of more than 17,000 staff providing a range of services primarily for the one million residents of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

We work with partners at the University of Leicester and De Montfort University providing world-class teaching to nurture and develop the next generation of doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals, many of whom go on to spend their working lives with us.

Our purpose is to provide 'Caring at its best' and our staff have helped us create a set of values that embody who we are and what we're here to do. They are:

o We focus on what matters most

o We treat others how we would like to be treated

o We are passionate and creative in our work

o We do what we say we are going to do

o We are one team and we are best when we work together

Our patients are at the heart of all we do and we believe that 'Caring at its best' is not just about the treatments and services we provide, but about giving our patients the best possible experience.

About the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust (leicestershospitals.nhs.uk)

Date posted

05 December 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

£9,379 a year per annum / £180.38 per week

Contract

Apprenticeship

Duration

16 months

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

358-4650070-COR-A

Job locations

Leicester General Hospital

Gwendolen Road

Leicester

LE5 4PW

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are looking for a highly motivated, hardworking and enthusiastic candidate to join us to provide clerical and administrative duties in a very busy research department.

The apprentices key responsibilities are:
  • To learn about health research and how their role fits into the work of the team
  • To gain confidence in administrative work in the NHS
  • To work in a supported learning environment to develop the skills and knowledge which will assist the apprentice to complete their qualification and secure employment and progress in their career in the future.
  • To undertake a development programme leading to a National Standard as part of an apprenticeship.
  • To actively participate in their own development plan which will be agreed with the line manager and the training provider.
  • Complete the Apprenticeships Standard within the agreed timescales


Job description

Job responsibilities

We are looking for a highly motivated, hardworking and enthusiastic candidate to join us to provide clerical and administrative duties in a very busy research department.

The apprentices key responsibilities are:
  • To learn about health research and how their role fits into the work of the team
  • To gain confidence in administrative work in the NHS
  • To work in a supported learning environment to develop the skills and knowledge which will assist the apprentice to complete their qualification and secure employment and progress in their career in the future.
  • To undertake a development programme leading to a National Standard as part of an apprenticeship.
  • To actively participate in their own development plan which will be agreed with the line manager and the training provider.
  • Complete the Apprenticeships Standard within the agreed timescales


Person Specification

Training and Qualifications

Essential

  • Maths and English GCSE level grade C - A* or GCSE grade 4 - 9 or Functional Skills at level 2 or above Application Knowledge, skills and ability
  • Evidence of good written skills.


Knowledge, skills and ability

Essential

  • A commitment to completing the apprenticeship end point assessment (EPA)


Desirable

  • Interested in health research


Commitment to Trust Values and Behaviours

Essential

  • Commitment to Trust Values and Behaviours Must be able to demonstrate behaviours consistent with the Trust's Values and Behaviours Application & interview

Person Specification

Training and Qualifications

Essential

  • Maths and English GCSE level grade C - A* or GCSE grade 4 - 9 or Functional Skills at level 2 or above Application Knowledge, skills and ability
  • Evidence of good written skills.


Knowledge, skills and ability

Essential

  • A commitment to completing the apprenticeship end point assessment (EPA)


Desirable

  • Interested in health research


Commitment to Trust Values and Behaviours

Essential

  • Commitment to Trust Values and Behaviours Must be able to demonstrate behaviours consistent with the Trust's Values and Behaviours Application & interview


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

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

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Address

Leicester General Hospital

Gwendolen Road

Leicester

LE5 4PW

Employer's website

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

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Address

Leicester General Hospital

Gwendolen Road

Leicester

LE5 4PW

Employer's website

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

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