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Clinical Apprentice in Health

NHS England Apprenticeships
Competitive salary
Closing date
8 Oct 2023

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Job summary

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust are looking to recruit a number of caring, compassionate and motivated individuals to join our group of apprentice healthcare support workers to work at:
  • Royal Derby Hospital
  • Florence Nightingale Community Hospital, Derby
  • Queens Hospital, Burton
  • Samuel Johnson, Lichfield
  • Sir Robert Peel, Tamworth

You will be required to work a full rotation of shifts including long days, nights, weekends and bank holidays appropriate to your clinical area. If you require part time hours, we can only consider 30 hours per week as the minimum.

Under 18's - 7.5 hours a day with 2 consecutive days off, no nights due to working time directive

18's and over - 12.5 hours a day

As an apprentice you will be working in a supported learning environment developing your skills, knowledge and behaviours for the role during the apprenticeship period. This is an exciting opportunity to take a first step into a career in healthcare.

Advert Closing Date: 12th October 2023

Interview & Assessment Date: 20th October 2023

Please note, if you are invited to an interview & assessment, they will be on the same day and NO alternative dates will be offered. The interviews take place in the morning of the 20th October 2023, via MS Teams and the face-to-face assessment will take place in the afternoon, at the Johnson Building, Pride Park, DE24 8PU.

Main duties of the job

Main duties of the job:
  • Communication
  • Personal Care
  • Assisting with nutrition and hydration
  • Teamworking
  • Infection Control
  • Safeguarding
  • Monitoring patient observations
  • Patient Handling
  • Stock taking, rotation and ordering
  • Adhering to all Trust policies and procedure

There is no upper age limit for you to undertake your apprenticeship with us! Not only will you have the opportunity to undertake your Intermediate Apprenticeship in Health; you will also be automatically eligible for positions within our organisation, in line with your qualification i.e. Healthcare Assistant, on successful completion of your qualification.

About us

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

In return we will offer:
  • Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development
  • On-going support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond
  • A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key Facts about our Trust:
  • We see on average 4810 OP appointments per day
  • We are the 4thbusiest Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients department in England - an average of 2077 per week.
  • An average of 1115 patients are seen in A&Es across our network every day - 3rd largest in the country
  • Our hospitals admit an average of 195 emergency patients daily
  • Last year we undertook almost 33,700 planned surgical operations in our 57 operating theatres
  • We are one of only 7 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres
  • We carry out more than 140 elective procedures each working day

Date posted

28 September 2023

Pay scheme



£11,242.35 to £18,293.39 a year per annum WTE (Age Dependent)




15 months

Working pattern


Reference number


Job locations



DE22 3NE

Burton Hospital Nhs Trust

Belvedere Road



DE13 0RB


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