Business Administration Apprentice

Recruiter
Dorset HealthCare Univ
Location
Poundbury, Dorchester
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
13 Jan 2021
Closes
18 Jan 2021
Ref
152-S110.20
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
Want to be part of the new NHS? Health and Care organisations in Dorset are at the forefront of transforming services to provide excellent, patient-centred care.

Dorset HealthCare recently achieved an Outstanding CQC status and is a dynamic forward-thinking Trust operating throughout Dorset.

Dorset HealthCare plays a pivotal role in the strong partnership of public sector organisations across Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole. Our community and mental health trust has a caring and committed workforce of around 5,500 staff, serving a population of over 700,000 people.

We are looking for proactive , positive , respectful , supportive , reliable and trustworthy people to join us at Dorset HealthCare - we're the biggest provider of healthcare in Dorset and offer exciting opportunities for people with a range of skills. We want to be better every day - do you?

'This is an exciting time for us as we continue improving and adapting. I have seen some great innovation, fantastic teamwork and a real willingness to look at how we can do things differently' - Eugine Yafele, Chief Executive (May 2019)

#wearebettereveryday

Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust is pleased to offer the opportunity of an apprenticeship within our Occupational Health department based at offices in Poundbury, Dorchester.

You will undertake an apprenticeship in Business and Administration - level 3.

The Occupational Health department is responsible for delivering Occupational Health support to the Trust and other companies.

The role has been designed to allow you to develop and experience a broad and varied range of activities including:
  • Providing efficient and effective reception service to clients and others who access the service
  • Co-ordinating diaries for nurses
  • Working with the whole Occupational Health Department
  • Providing efficient and effective secretarial and administration service to the Occupational Health Team

You will be a valued member of our busy and friendly administration team and assist in the effective and smooth running of our Occupational Health department, maintaining excellent working relationships through effective communication.

Apprenticeships are a fantastic pathway to start a career as well as obtain a nationally recognised qualification.

Further information regarding the content of this apprenticeship standard can be found here.

Entry Requirements

You will need to have a minimum of Mathematics GCSE grade C/4 or above (or equivalent) and English GCSE grade C/4 or above (or equivalent) and will need to demonstrate an interest in Business and Administration.

You are only eligible to apply for this post if you are living in England and are not taking part in full-time education at the start of the apprenticeship. You must be 16 or over and do not hold an equivalent or higher qualification in Business Administration already.

Please also see the Job Description and Person Specification document linked on this vacancy for more details on entry requirements.

PLEASE NOTE - Interviews are currently planned to be held via video conferencing on Wednesday 27th January 2021 in order to maintain health and safety in line with Covid-19. Applications cannot be viewed and shortlisted until this vacancy has closed. Successful applicants will be invited to interview within a few days of the vacancy closing.

Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust will provide:

A dedicated mentor to support you through your apprenticeship, providing support and advice within the workplace, as well as helping you manage the balance of work and apprenticeship studies.

You will have the opportunity to develop personally and professionally and will be encouraged to attend our in-house training courses and shadow colleagues from other services. There may be further opportunities depending on your interests and strengths.

As an employee of Dorset HealthCare you will have access to our extensive e-learning platform to help support your growth and development in your new role. You will also be able to apply for vacancies at the Trust within the same staff group, allowing you the opportunity to join the Trust on a permanent basis.

Did you Know?

As an apprentice you will have access to the NUS extra student card (your training provider will give you more information about your NUS card on your enrolment to your apprenticeship). For a small fee you will also be able to apply for the Blue Light Card, both cards will give you access to more than 200 discounts from retail stores and restaurants.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Lucy Russell, Business & Systems Manager, Telephone number 01305 363800

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Our vision is to be Better Every Day through excellence, compassion and expertise in all we do.

Our behaviours bring our values to life and constantly remind us that how we do things at Dorset HealthCare is as important as what we do. They are:

  • Proactive
  • Positive
  • Respectful
  • Supportive
  • Reliable and Trustworthy


Our staff benefits:

  • Dedicated career pathways
  • Opportunities for continuing professional development
  • An excellent preceptorship programme for newly qualified Nurses and AHP's
  • Comprehensive and structured induction programme and training
  • Monthly pay plus enhancements for night, weekend and bank holiday working
  • NHS Pension scheme
  • Health & Wellbeing service
  • Holiday pay of up to 33 days, plus bank holidays pro rata, dependent on service
  • NHS discounts
  • Trust beach huts located along the famous Sandbanks coastline
  • Salary sacrifice scheme including:
    • Work related learning
    • Childcare vouchers
    • Car and Cycle scheme
    • Home technology equipment
    • Buying and selling of annual leave

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Before applying for this post, please refer to the ' Application Guidance' for further guidance on the recruitment process.

It is sometimes necessary to close vacancies before the closing date due to an exceptional response - please apply for this vacancy as soon as possible.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system, TRAC. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Dorset HealthCare transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system and to accept a privacy notice under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

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