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Graphic Design Apprenticeship

NHS England Apprenticeships
Competitive salary
Closing date
11 Dec 2023

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Job summary

An exciting opportunity for an artistic, enthusiastic individual to join the Creative Team within the Royal Cornwall Hospitals'Communication Team and earn while you learn.

This is a three-year, degree level apprenticeship programme (starting January 2024) which will lead to a permanent Band 3/4 Creative Design Assistant role. You will report to the Creative Lead (senior graphic designer)and support the delivery of graphic design and photographic projects.

Creative digital design professional (integrated degree) / Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education

Our Creative Team has a growing workload and provides graphic design support across our three hospitals with over 6,000+ staff. You will be working on corporate campaigns, as well as bespoke materials for individual services and teams. There will be lots of opportunity to use your flare to create stand-out 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 for Level 6 Graphic Design Apprenticeship.

Main duties of the job

Work as part of the team to develop creative internal and external campaigns.

Develop creative content in a wide variety of formats (digital / multimedia / print).

Creating and amending a wide range of artwork and materials (including but not limited to stationery, forms, brochures, leaflets, posters, social media images and digital content).

Use your photographic skills to help us build our image library.

Administer the online job request and workflow process for the creative team.

Providing day-to-day support for the team with any requests for design.

Working with external suppliers to source quotes for production of materials.

Making sure all content adheres to RCHT and NHS brand guidelines.

Contribute to reports and other evaluation activity.

Provide design support events and conferences.

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 available across the region.

The Trust employs 6,000+ staff, has a budget of over £500 million and 750 beds. We work with health and social care organisations -including NHS Kernow and NHS England- to ensure local healthcare needs are met. We provide acute medical, surgical and specialist services to around 500,000- which can increase significantly during busy holiday periods.

The Trust has teaching hospitals status as part of the University of Exeter Medical School. Keeping at the forefront of medical advances, we continually develop clinical services and are committed to maximising the range of specialist care offered locally.

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

01 December 2023

Pay scheme

Agenda for change


Band 3


£22,816 to £25,147 a year 70% of salary




36 months

Working pattern


Reference number


Job locations

Royal Cornwall Hospital




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