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Apprentice Resourcing Administrator

NHS England Apprenticeships
Competitive salary
Closing date
1 Oct 2023

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Job summary

The Resourcing Team at Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a fast paced, dynamic team responsible for recruiting all non-medical staff at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital and Cheltenham General Hospital to ensure wards and departments are fully staffed.
In the last 6 months our team has started over 1200 people in new jobs across the Trust, sent out upwards of 1500 offer letters and set up nearly 1150 different adverts! So if you like the idea of keeping busy, lots of variety, meeting new people and the satisfaction of helping staff a vital service, this is the role for you!

We are looking for two new Apprentice Resourcing Administrators to support our busy Resourcing service, taking on rotational roles within our Onboarding and General Recruitment teams. This is an exciting opportunity to join us as we develop and grow in line with the Trust's vision for the future and an evolving workforce!

The role of Apprentice Resourcing Administrator involves managing a variable and independent workload that can involve prioritisation of tasks and working to important deadlines and Key Performance Indicators. As the main part of the role, Apprentice Resourcing Administrators are essentially responsible for ensuring all pre-employment checks (right to work, DBS, Medical Clearance and references) are completed correctly for new starters, and in a timely manner.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for someone with a desire to learn and develop customer service and administration skills with a view to beginning a career in Recruitment and gain a Customer Service Specialist Level 3 Advancedapprenticeship. Further details about the apprenticeship can be found here: Customer service specialist / Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education

The post holder will have excellent customer service skills, clear and concise communication manner both on the telephone and in writing, good attention to detail, and an ability to work accurately and quickly in a busy environment. Additionally, we value the ability to manage and prioritise an individual workload and work to pre-agreed Key Performance Indicators and tight timelines under pressure.

We use a number of IT systemssuch as Trac jobs & Electronic Staff Record (ESR) to advertise jobs and process candidates, alongside Microsoft Office and Teams, so computer literacy and a willingness and capacity to learn new systems is vital.

An general understanding of the Recruitment life cycle and / or working in the NHSis also beneficial.

If you feel you have the skill, desire and experience required to make a positive difference, we would to hear from you!

About us

Our Resourcing Team consists of Resourcing Advisors, Administrators and Administration Assistants within 3 workstreams, General Recruitment, International Recruitment and Onboarding, but providing service wide support under the direction of the Resourcing Team Leader and Head of Resourcing.

Our team are passionate about providing a positive first point of contact experience to recruiting managers, and new starters joining Gloucestershire Hospitals. This role will provide you with an opportunity to learn about the underlying processes involved in the end to end recruitment process, while at the same time developing a sound knowledge of, and building valuable relationships with, a variety of departments and stakeholders across the Trust.

Date posted

11 September 2023

Pay scheme



£10,296 a year pa pro rata




18 months

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Job locations

Gloucestershire Royal Hospital




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