Apprentice Team Administrator

4 days left

Recruiter
Solent NHS Trust
Location
Andover/ Basingstoke/ Aldershot
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
17 Nov 2020
Closes
27 Nov 2020
Ref
449-DEA133
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you're looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.
  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money


Are you 16+, looking to work in the NHS as an administrator, and want to gain a nationally recognised qualification as you learn new work skills? If yes, then this job might be for you. Solent NHS Trust are offering a 15-month fixed term training post for a full-time business administration apprentice within the Special Care Dental Service of the Trust.

The post is a fixed term training post for a 15-month period, 37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday. The successful applicant will become a valued member of a busy team gaining experience and skills for customer services apprenticeship Level 2 with a VRQ in Business Administration. The successful applicant will be based at Andover Health Centre.

The successful applicant will undertake the customer service apprenticeship standard whilst learning on the job. The apprenticeship standard will be provided by a local training provider. The apprenticeship will be achieved throughout the life of the fixed term contract. Protected study time will enable the apprentices to progress with the standard and meet expected deadlines.

The Solent NHS Trust Special Care Dental Service provides dental care and treatment throughout Hampshire and the Isle of Wight to patients who are unable to receive treatment within High Street dental practices. Patients who fall within specific criteria are referred into the service by Health Care professionals. The Service is able to offer appointments within dental clinics or in patients' own homes.

Applicants will need to meet the following criteria in order to be eligible to apply for apprenticeship funding and this training post

a) applicants must be 16 years+ and have lived in the EU for 3+ years

c) must not already be in any type of government funded training

Here at Solent NHS Trust we pride ourselves on being a welcoming, talented, friendly and supportive team who like nothing better than sharing their experiences and learning from each other.

Please find attached our Job Description and Person Specification for more detail on your Key Accountabilities, then if you feel you have what it takes to make a difference in your local communities, click APPLY! If you would like to discuss this opportunity further please contact Sarah Haines Practice Manager 07827992704

Please note that should this post attract sufficient interest, we may choose to close at an earlier date. We strongly suggest that you apply at an early stage.If we have not contacted you within four weeks of the closing date of this post, please presume that you have not been selected.Candidates selected for interview will be contacted within 2-3 weeks; therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders.

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Note about shortlisting/interviews:

Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, and the associated restrictions in place, we are currently unable to schedule interviews as we normally would. Therefore interviews will be held virtually until further notice. Please be assured that we will be in touch with details of the arrangements. We will endeavour to keep delays to a minimum but shortlisting may take longer than usual, dependant on staff availability.Thank you for your patience and understanding at this time.

The Rewards

Solent NHS Trust offers a competitive starting salary and access to a wide range of employee benefits:
  • 27 - 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays (for permanent staff) - pro rata for part time
  • Pay enhancements to reward out of hours working
  • Ability to join the generous NHS pension scheme
  • Purchase of additional annual leave
  • Training and development opportunities
  • An extensive health and wellbeing service
  • Flexible working options
  • Free yoga, pilates and mindfulness classes
  • NHS discounts from leading retailers
  • Opportunity to purchase a public transport annual season ticket - 11 month repayment period

Our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion starts with our people; shapes the way we deliver our services and the way we build our teams. We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds to help us deliver great care to all of our communities.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

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