Unpaid pre-apprenticeship administration assistant course

North Bristol NHS Trus
Southmead Hospital, Bristol
Competitive salary
10 Jun 2021
15 Jun 2021
Role Type
Start Date
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Please note that this job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. So if you are interested, please apply for this vacancy as soon as you can.

Are you aged 19 to 24 and qualified up to and including Level 3?

Do you have little work experience but would like to gain exposure to working in administration in a busy hospital setting?

Apply for our Traineeship!

Programme details
  • You will complete your programme on a voluntary basis to gain new skills and try to gain employment within the Organisation
  • You will also attend 1-2 days of Employability, English and maths study
  • You will need to complete a progress review with your mentor and academic tutor at the mid and endpoint of your course
  • We will offer a guaranteed interview for the apprenticeship role at the end of the placement, within the department in which you are working

Duties may include:
  • General filing
  • Answering the phone
  • Scanning
  • Supporting with course facilitation
  • Creating Registers
  • Invigilation (Training will be given)
  • Setting up online staff training (training will be given)
  • Reception (Internal)
  • Answering e-mail queries
  • Creating rota for desk allocation for the Admin Team
  • Assisting with any other duties as needed

Training to be provided
  • Level 1 City and Guilds Employability
  • Maths, English and Digital Skills

A traineeship is a course with work experience that gets you ready for work or an apprenticeship. Our traineeship lasts between 5 and 6weeks.

You can apply if you are:
  • eligible to work in England.
  • unemployed and have little or no work experience.
  • aged 19 to 24 and qualified up to and including Level 3

You will get:
  • a work experience placement of at least 70 hours
  • help with English, maths, and essential digital skills (if you need it)

Desired skills and qualities
  • A passion for helping others
  • A commitment to improving yourself
  • Motivation to learn

What this will lead to

93% of our trainees progress in to apprenticeships.

From this band 2 role, you can progress up to band 3 and then follow pathways in to higher office based roles.

Please download the application form linked to this advert - it is with the Job Description and Person Spec.

Complete with your details and email to Celia.McGilloway@nbt.nhs.uk

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameCelia McGillowayJob titleFunctional Skills and Work Experience LeadEmail addressCelia.McGilloway@nbt.nhs.ukAdditional contact information

Celia McGilloway Celia.McGilloway@nbt.nhs.uk

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The following is applicable for 'At Risk' employees, who must meet the essential shortlisting criteria to be eligible for interview.

Those from within North Bristol NHS Trust who apply for this role will be considered for shortlisting in the first instance.
Those from within the BNSSG (Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire) who apply for this role will be considered in the second instance.
Those covered by the South West Employment Transition Framework who apply for this role will be considered in the third instance.
If no applicant is appointed from the above 'at-risk' pools, those from the open market will then be considered for shortlisting.
If you apply for this vacancy and have not received a communication from this Trust within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

Please note that this Trust does not reimburse travel expenses relating to interview attendance.

If you feel you meet the requirements of the Disability Act / Two Ticks scheme and require further support/advice, please contact us on tel 0117 4141151.

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful applicant(s) will normally commence at the minimum of the scale unless they have previous NHS service at the same band. Progression through the scale is by annual increments.

Please note that stringent pre-employment checks are undertaken on all successful applicants prior to commencement in post. Please refer to the 'Information for Prospective Employees' attachment for information relating to DBS charges.

We are committed to Equal Opportunity - Job Share Applications are welcomed.

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.

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