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Business Administration Apprentice

NHS England Apprenticeships
Competitive salary
Closing date
7 Oct 2023

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Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Patient Information and wider Communication team for an enthusiastic individual to join our team as a Business Administration Apprentice.

You'll have the opportunity to develop the skills that help provide a comprehensive and effective administrative service, with particular focus on the creation and publication of specialist patient information.

Working as part of a team you will have opportunities to gain experience of the wider range of communication activities, which may include event management, internal communications, and graphic design.

This is a full-time post of 37.5 hours a week. A proportion of time will be spent with a training provider, studying towards the Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship.

Main duties of the job

You'll be providing administrative support for the Patient Information and Communication teams, with a primary focus on the creation and production of patient information.

This is a unique opportunity to gain specialised print and digital production skills to include printing, finishing, and distributing a wide range of publications both clinical and non-clinical, and to also develop broader business skills needed to support the delivery of an efficient, effective, and customer-focused service. Full training will be provided.

You'll work as part of a friendly and busy team, where you'll have the opportunity to develop the IT and communication skills needed in a business administration environment.

About us

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust is the biggest provider of healthcare services in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Our three main sites are Royal Cornwall Hospital Truro, St Michael's Hospital Hayle and West Cornwall Hospital Penzance, our staff and services are offered at locations across the county.

RCHT employs 7,000+ staff, has a budget of over £600 million and approximately 750 beds. We are part of the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly integrated care system, provided health and care services to our population. At RCHT we provide acute medical, surgical and specialist services to around 500,000 people, which can increase significantly during busy holiday periods.

We can offer you a rewarding career in a supportive working environment. We have extensive educational links to help you realise your full potential and develop skills to provide outstanding healthcare to the local community.

Enjoy an outstanding quality of life in a place that offers surfing beaches and fishing harbours to beautiful countryside and historic towns. With clean air, plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities and excellent schools, colleges and universities (including adult education) it is the ideal place for families and for you to develop your own career.

Date posted

18 September 2023

Pay scheme

Agenda for change


Band 2


£16,787 a year pa pro rata




21 months

Working pattern


Reference number


Job locations

Royal Cornwall Hospital




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