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Apprentice Support Secretary

NHS England Apprenticeships
Competitive salary
Closing date
1 Apr 2023

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Job summary

Support Secretary Apprentice

You will contribute and commit to promoting a positive team based attitude, striving for the highest standards of service and achieving excellence. You will be expected to provide administrative, clerical and typing support to the Speciality team, working closely with a team of secretaries and be required to undertake a range of supportive duties as appropriate

Main duties of the job

  • The apprenticeship is a work-based training programme where you will be able to develop your skills, including English and Maths, and to gain a nationally recognised qualification NVQ 3 in Business and Administration or NVQ 2 in customer services.
  • The successful post holder will provide support to an efficient and confidential Paediatric secretarial team completing a variety of administrative tasks. The successful candidate will also gain experience with several other departments within the Trust.
  • Part of the working week will be involve completing college work as part of the NVQ qualification.

About us

The Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust consists of a 600 bedded large District General Hospital, which provides its services on the Countess of Chester Health Park, and a 64 bedded Intermediate Care Service at Ellesmere Port Hospital.The Trust provides services in all of the surgical and medical specialties common to a District General Hospital with some specialist services. The Trust serves the whole of the local population currently in excess of 250,000 residents which geographically covers populations in England and North Wales.The Trust strives to continuously improve and sustain the quality of its services for patients, providing care to more than 445,000 patients per year, with almost 4,000 staff working together putting quality and patient safety, at the heart of everything we do. The organisation provides a wide range of services offering health care to the whole spectrum of the population from birth to the end of life. The Trust complies with its terms of authorisation as a Foundation Trust.

Date posted

22 March 2023

Pay scheme



£8,092 a year pa




18 months

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Reference number


Job locations

Countess of Chester Hospital

Liverpool Road




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