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Catalogue Apprentice

NHS England Apprenticeships
Competitive salary
Closing date
15 Dec 2023

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Job summary

Are you a self-motivated, hardworking and enthusiastic individual looking to take their first step into an administration career in the NHS? If so, this apprenticeship post could be just what you are looking for.

An opportunity has arisen for a Catalogue Apprentice within the Procurement Team at UHB.

To qualify for the apprenticeship role the minimum criteria is: -

*You must have GCSE in English and Maths

*Have not completed an apprenticeship at the same level and sector in the past.

The role will be based at the BSOL PC offices, Regent Court Birmingham.

If you are a quick learner, proactive & can see yourself providing excellent administration support & organisation skills, this could be the apprenticeship opportunity for you.

You will be undertaking the 'Data technician L3 Apprenticeship Standard' on a 24-month fixed term contract.

Main duties of the job

The candidate will be initially providing support within the Catalogue Team with the expectations of managing and maintaining a portfolio of electronic supplier catalogues and the importation of electronic supplier catalogues from third party suppliers, for use by all member trusts of the ICS, for the procurement of goods and services via systems.

There is a requirement to be able to provide a high level of accuracy when transposing information/data from suppliers in relation to part numbers, product description and unit of measure when updating the catalogue system.

The ability to deal with a high volume of data and achieve consistent high level of accuracy using excellent organizational, time management and working on own initiative is essential to this role.

The candidate will be working in a supervised and supportive environment whilst undertaking the apprenticeship programme.

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can;Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity; removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Smoke-Free premises hospital.

Date posted

01 December 2023

Pay scheme



£10,324 to £20,375 a year




2 years

Working pattern


Reference number


Job locations

Regent Court

Second Floor, 14, George Road


West Midlands

B15 1NT


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