Systems Admin Apprentice

University Hospitals of Leicester
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
Competitive salary
17 Nov 2020
27 Nov 2020
Role Type
Start Date
£160 apprentice wage for the first 12 months and national minimum wage thereafter


University Hospitals of Leicester have fantastic opportunities for ambitious individuals to join one of the biggest and busiest NHS Trusts in the country. Serving the one million residents of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, we have opportunities to work with experienced staff and develop your future career.

To qualify for the apprenticeship role the minimum criteria is:-
  • that you must have GCSE in English and Maths
  • you do not have a degree/higher qualification
  • have not completed an apprentice programme in the past

Our Commitment to you is to help you gain a qualification in Junior Content Producer Level 3 Apprenticeship within a 18 month contract.

Hours of work will typically be 9am-5pm, 37.5 hours per week, predominantly working at Leicester Royal Infirmary on projects for both LRI and the health and social care system.

This is an excellent opportunity to earn while you learn.

As part of the apprentice scheme you will have access to study sessions, a mentor and a training provider. The Learning and Development Team cover a broad range of activities, including leading the organisations apprenticeship services, developing eLearning content, leading on the health and social care system Work Experience platform and content. This post is ideal for someone who wants an understanding of a corporate administration role with eLearning development opportunities whilst gaining an understanding of different learning systems that provides a range of transferable skills.

The skills learnt will be based around receiving and responding to enquiries for learning from staff and the general public, creating and maintaining files, supporting our marketing of careers through organising career attraction events (virtual and physical), producing eLearning content and course materials, Twitter management and inputting and collecting data. In addition to effective interpersonal skills, the post holder will need to be willing to learn new skills and work on a variety of tasks across the team for a number of different managers.

The ideal candidate must have Functional Skills in maths and English at level 2 or above, or a maths and English GCSE (grade 4 / C minimum) and have studied GSCE in IT or Multi Media. The ideal candidate should also be able to follow instructions and possess a good initial level of customer service/communication skills and have a passion for developing content for creative and digital media.

You will become part of a talented, passionate team of people, committed to providing the best care and treatment to patients. On top of your basic salary, you will receive 27 days holiday each year, plus a range of other benefits including occupational health and counselling services.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Julie McCarthy Senior Learning and Development Manager / 07950 864185

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Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

Applications are transferred to TRAC, by completing an application you authorise the transfer of your data. Emails regarding applications will be sent via TRAC.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed if a suitable EU/EEA candidate is successful. As it is unlikely the Trust would be able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

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