Business Administration Apprentice

Tees, Esk and Wear Val
Chester Le Street Health Centre, Chester Le Street
Competitive salary
08 Apr 2021
15 Apr 2021
Role Type
Start Date
We are one of the largest specialist mental health and learning disabilities trusts in the country, with an annual income of £320m and a workforce of some 6,700 staff operating from around 100 sites in Durham, Teesside, North Yorkshire and York and Selby. We provide a range inpatient and community services to 2m people living in County Durham, the Tees Valley, Scarborough, Whitby, Ryedale, Harrogate, Hambleton and Richmondshire. We also provide additional specialist services to other parts of Northern England.

We deliver our services by working in partnership with eight local authorities and clinical commissioning groups, a wide range of voluntary organisations, as well as service users, their carers and the public. The services are spread over a wide geographical area of around 3,600 square miles, which includes coastal, rural and industrial areas.

We are a multi-award winning trust and are included within the Health Service Journal's Best 100 Places to Work. The trust take a positive and proactive approach to support staff in their personal development and has embedded the Talent Management approach within the Trust, with the vision of helping people to be as good as they can be, helping TEWV to do things better.

Would you like to be paid while you develop your administration skills and gain a Level 3 Business Administration qualification in a healthcare setting? If so, this might be the opportunity for you.

We are looking for enthusiastic Business Administration Apprentice who have a proactive attitude and an eagerness to respond positively to challenges. Commitment to completing the qualification during the apprenticeship is required and we will offer you a nurturing, supportive and friendly environment for you to develop your skills and achieve the Business Administration qualification.
  • This apprenticeship standard is at Level 3 and will typically take between 15 and 18 months to complete
  • The post is fixed term for the duration of the apprenticeship, with a possibility of a permanent role upon completion, though this is not guaranteed.
  • The post is full time - 37.5 hours per week.

The current minimum wage rate for an apprentice is £4.50 per hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year of the apprenticeship. You will be paid at least the minimum wage rate for your age if you are an apprentice aged 19 or over and have completed your first year.

The successful candidate will be an important part of a busy administration Team so they must enjoy working with people and have great communication skills. They will need to have a flexible approach to work and be able to demonstrate good team working.

Successful candidate will be part of Health and Social Care Integrated Team (North Durham Psychosis) based at Chester Le Street Health Centre. We deliver services to Adults with enduring and complex mental health difficulties. You will have the opportunity to gain an understanding of administrative roles, and transferable administration skills in preparation for applying for posts in administration, both in the NHS and other sectors.

All applicants must be:

Aged 16+

Resident in the UK/EEA for the last three years

Must not have a similar business administrative qualification (including apprenticeship at Level 3 or above) and must not be in any form of formal government-funded education.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Greg Purta, Team Manager,, 01913336036

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Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust is committed to the protection of staff, service users and visitors to the Trust from second hand smoke and currently operates a no smoking policy which ensures all buildings and grounds are smoke free.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from individuals who have experience of mental ill health or learning disabilities. Our service users and carers tell us our staff should be consistently concerned with maintaining and improving care with pride, empathy and compassion.

This job advert may close as soon as sufficient suitable applications have been received. If interested please apply for this post as soon as possible

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Please note that if the post you are applying for requires a DBS check, you will be required to also subscribe to the DBS Update Service, if successful, and thereafter renew your subscription each year. The Trust will reimburse the subscription fee.

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