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Workforce Development Apprentice

Employer
Hywel Dda University H
Location
Hafan Derwen, Carmarthen
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
2 Aug 2021
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Hywel Dda University Health Board reserve the right to close vacancies after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. We encourage early applications to ensure consideration for a post.

Workforce Development Apprentice
  • Would you love to be in a job where you help staff develop their skills to their fullest potential, giving them the opportunity to learn, grow and achieve their career goals?
  • Would you like to learn and earn?
  • Do you want to be part of a team that helps Hywel Dda to be the best it can be and supports it to be safer, more sustainable and effective?
  • Are you ready for a challenge?

If you have answered yes to all these questions, then this could be the role for you!

The Workforce Education and Development department is responsible for creating a learning culture and developing opportunities to empower and inspire the current and future workforce to reach their full potential. This role will allow the individual to gain an understanding of all aspects through rotational placements in Learning and Development, Workforce Development, Clinical Education and Future Workforce. To give a broader understanding of the Workforce and Organisational Development as a whole, the candidate will also work with the wider team, especially recruitment, campaigns, organisational development, workforce intelligence and operational workforce.

We are looking for a Workforce Development Apprentice to be based at our Hafan Derwen site in Carmarthen.

The Workforce Development Apprenticeship Programme is an exciting opportunity that will enable you to train to become a valued member of the Workforce Development Team through work-based learning.

You will begin by completing a Foundation Apprenticeship in Business Administration (level 2), progress to an Apprenticeship in Learning and Development (level 3), moving on to complete an Apprenticeship in Project Management (level 4).

How is the Workforce Development Programme different to other apprenticeship programmes?

The Workforce Development Apprenticeship Programme combines a number of learning programmes into one. You will also gain a broad range of experiences working within the Workforce, Education and Development Department, providing you with a strong foundation to support further career progression in the NHS. You will be learning whilst you are earning the whole time.

When you have qualified, you will be expected to remain with the Health Board for a minimum of 2 years.

What does the Workforce Development Apprenticeship Programme involve?
  • A comprehensive induction which will prepare you for your role
  • You will have 'off-the-job training' to develop your learning
  • You will have a mentor from the college
  • You will attend workshops where you will have the opportunity to discuss and share ideas
  • You will work towards vocational qualifications, building the levels as you grow
  • You will have the opportunity to shadow members of the Learning and Development team, Workforce Development team and Future Workforce team as part of the induction process
  • You will be assigned a workplace mentor, who will support you and help develop your skills throughout your programme

What qualifications will I receive?

Level 2 Foundation Apprenticeship in Business Administration
  • Level 2 In Business Administration
  • Application of Number Essential Skill Level 1
  • Communication Essential Skill Level 1
  • Digital Literacy Essential Skill Level 1

Level 3 Apprenticeship in Learning and Development
  • Level 3 Certificate in Learning and Development
  • Application of Number Essential Skill Level 2
  • Communication Essential Skill Level 2
  • Digital Literacy Essential Skill Level 2

Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship in Project Management
  • Level 4 Diploma in Project Management

What are the entry requirements?
  • You must have a passion for learning, fairness, honesty, and openness
  • You must be aged 16+ in September 2021
  • You must have lived in the UK/EEA for the last three years
  • You must have a good standard of literacy and grammar, with attention to detail and accuracy
  • You must have a willingness to work on own initiative, independently and as part of a team
  • You must be able to get on well with people at all levels and be able to communicate effectively
  • Experience in the use of IT packages including Microsoft Word, Excel and email
  • You must not hold a Business Administration Level 2 qualification or higher
  • You must not be in any formal government-funded education at the time of starting the Workforce Development Apprentice Programme

If interested, please complete the attached application form before the closing date. In the section 'Supporting Information' we would like to you to tell us why you think you should be selected for this opportunity in no more than 100 words per question.
  • What do you think makes a good learner?
  • Why do you think developing people is important?
  • What is your experience of being a learner?
  • How would you / your family / friends feel if you were successful?

Once the closing date has passed, those who are successfully shortlisted will be invited to attend an assessment day. This will be a fun day and give you the chance to meet us as well as get to know more information about the programme.

The details are:Carmarthen - 11 August 2021

Everyone who attends the assessment day will be notified by the Workforce Development Team if they have been successful or unsuccessful. If you are successful, you will start your employment as a Workforce Development Apprentice with Hywel Dda University Health Board in September 2021.

Please see the information attached to the vacancy relating to documentation required for Pre-Employment Checks. Please be aware that failure to present the required documentation in a timely manner following your conditional offer of employment is likely to result in you not being employed. Therefore, please start collating your documentation asap to avoid delay/ disappointment.

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If you require any further information please contact: The Apprenticeship Academy Team on 07971480755 apprenticeship.academy@wales.nhs.uk

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Hywel Dda University Health Board operates a bilingual policy / Mae Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Hywel Dda yn gweithredu polisi dwyieithog.

'All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English'.

'Gwahoddir ymgeiswyr i wneud cais yn Gymraeg, ni fydd unrhyw gais a gyflwynir drwy gyfrwng y Gymraeg yn cael ei drin yn llai ffafriol na cheisiadau a wneir yn y Saesneg'.

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If you are successfully appointed, by completing the application form you authorise the UHB to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national Electronic Staff Record (ESR).

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