Apprentice Adminstrator Assistant

2 days left

Cambridgeshire and Pet
Cavell Centre, Edith Cavell Healthcare Campus, Bretton Gate, Bretton, Peterborough, PE3 9GZ, Peterborough
Competitive salary
19 Feb 2021
01 Mar 2021
Role Type
Start Date
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly organised, motivated and enthusiastic (Full-Time - 37.5 hours), Apprentice Admin Assistant to join the Adult and Specialist Administration Hub (North).

The successful candidate will support the Main Reception Team based at Cavell Centre, Peterborough which operates from 7.45am to 8.15pm 7 days a week, 365 days of the year, working pattern will be 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday.

It is expected that the chosen candidate be a team player, have a strong work ethic, excellent customer care skills and sense of accountability whilst supporting the wider clinical teams by assisting with tasks including answering switchboard, typing, cash office functions, laminating and processing post.

In addition the successful candidate will be a first point of contact and will need to be confident in speaking on the telephone and demonstrating excellent communication skills in a busy office environment. A good working knowledge of Microsoft, an eye for detail, and be able to work under considerable pressure to tight deadlines in sometimes changing/challenging situations are essential.

In return we will provide the necessary support to ensure your development within your role. We are keen to support and develop our staff through a clear career pathway and encourage promotional opportunities within the Trust.

If you are looking for a new challenge, enjoy variety in your work and wish to be part of a team striving to make a difference for our community by supporting people with mental health and learning disability needs then we want to hear from you.

Benefits of working for CPFT include:
  • Annual leave allowance 27 days plus bank holidays (may increase depending on NHS service)
  • Pension Scheme
  • Salary sacrifice schemes
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Professional development via the CPFT Academy which provides in-touch training programmes
  • Stress Awareness training
  • Mindfulness training
  • Counselling Service

As part of the role and if you meet the eligibility criteria there will be an opportunity to complete a Level 2, 3, 4 Apprenticeship qualification in Business and Administration. As part of the apprenticeship you will achieve a nationally recognised qualification and gain experience in administration in a health care setting.

An apprenticeship is a framework of qualifications made up of an NVQ, Technical Certificate and Functional skills in Maths and English. Undertaking an apprenticeship qualification is a great way to progress onto the next step on your career pathway.

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer, and believes in treating everyone with dignity and respect and encourages applications from all sectors of the community.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Cheryl Quish, Admin Team Lead -

Telephone - 01733 776014

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Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) is an equal opportunities employer and believes in treating everyone with dignity and respect, encouraging applications from all sectors of the community.

We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including disabled people and members of our BAME and LGBTQ+ communities. For further information about our positive equality, diversity and Inclusion work, please email

CPFT is looking to build upon its pool of temporary workers with Temporary Staffing Services (TSS). You will be asked at interview if you would be willing to register with TSS. This is an excellent opportunity for those looking to take on additional hours that are flexible around their personal circumstances.

Internal CPFT applicants who are currently 'at risk' & who meet the essential criteria will be given prior consideration over other candidates who apply for this post. If you are 'at risk' please make it clear on your application so you receive priority consideration.

If you are successful at interview you will be subject to pre-employment checks, including a DBS (if appropriate) & references to cover 3 years of continuous employment. To ensure a smooth process please bring all identity documents to your interview. A list of required identity documents will be attached to your interview invitation.

In submitting an application form, you authorise CPFT to check any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

Please note that due to the variety of contacts you may provide it cannot be guaranteed that the recruitment process will be managed exclusively within the NHS email system.

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