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Apprentice Main Store Operative

Homerton University Ho
Competitive salary
Closing date
3 Dec 2021

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Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing and flourishing organisation serving the population of Hackney, East London, The City and beyond.

We are extremely proud of the fact that Homerton Hospital has recently attained the highest possible rating of "Outstanding" from the Care Quality Commission (CQC). This includes an "Outstanding" rating for our Urgent and Emergency Services.

Our integrated Trust provides comprehensive hospital and community health services for its local population and a range of specialist services for a wider group of patients. These specialist services include obstetrics, neonatology, foetal medicine, fertility, neuro-rehabilitation, bariatric surgery, and asthma and allergy services.

The trust is an active partner in bringing different services together across City and Hackney to provide integrated care closer to home.

Homerton has a proud tradition of supporting and developing its staff, including its well regarded and valued nursing community, and all staff are able to take advantage of a great range of benefits.

Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is proud to have been included on the HSJ and Nursing Times Best Places to Work list, and has recently achieved 'Excellence' status in the Healthy Workplace Charter, as awarded by the Greater London Authority.

The Role

Are you dynamic and looking to start your commercial, procurement and supply chain career, supporting clinical and nursing colleagues in a fast pace, critical service? Are you a positive, helpful and proactive individual who could be a crucial link between our clinical wards and departments and the commercial team?

Over the past 2 years, the commercial services department at Homerton University Hospital has undergone a substantial redesign of its function, providing a modern, patient centric, customer focused service.

The apprentice goods receipting officer is responsible for the correct receipt of goods into Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, and all the consequential receipting procedures on the Commercial Services Department computer system. Adhering to trust policies & departmental procedures.

Arranging speedy delivery to agreed schedules to all wards and departments.

We are seeking highly motivated team player, who is conscientious, positive and calm individual, who can work under pressure in a challenging environment.

The post holder will be proactive, pragmatic and customer focused. In turn, the post holder will be fully supported and encouraged to develop their own thoughts and ideas to improve the service.

Become part of #oneteam who are focused on supporting our clinical and nursing colleagues, to provide an efficient safe service to our patients.

Apprenticeship information

Apprenticeship standard: Facilities Service Operative Level 2

Training Provider: Dynamic Training

Length of programme: 15 - 18 months

The programme will be delivered as blended learning, mostly delivered virtually on Microsoft Teams or Zoom. You will be allocated a Skills Development Coach who will support and guide you for the duration of the apprenticeship. This will include: induction, study days and training courses, mentoring, completion of workbooks or portfolio. You will have structured one to one reviews of your progress with your employer and your Dynamic Training tutor. The programme will incorporate the skills, knowledge and behaviours requirements set within the standard that you need to achieve.

On successful completion you will have an end point assessment with an independent provider.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sharon McDonald,Procurement Business Partner


The Trust is committed to offering apprenticeship training for our entry level vacancies. Apprenticeships also feature as part of our continued professional development, education and training; promoting career progression for current employees.

Eligibility for this apprenticeship
  • Applicants 18 years old or over.
  • Must have been resident in the UK / EU for the last 3 years (evidence needs to be provided)
  • If you already hold this level or higher level qualification in the same field, you are not eligible to apply for this position.

Continuation in the post will be subject to successful enrolment onto the apprenticeship within the first three months of employment, and will also be subject to you remaining on the course and successful completion

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Please ensure that you read the "Guidance Notes On Submitting An Application" under "Additional Documentation" before completing your application.

Please note: we reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

The Trust welcomes applications from candidates wishing to job share with or without job share partners.

Please note that secondment arrangements will be considered for any fixed term positions, with the agreement of the existing line manager.

We are committed to equal opportunities, and have been approved as a Disability Confident Employer.

The Trust offers a number of benefits, including a relocation loan for new starters moving to the area. More details on our range of benefits can be found on the Homerton website.

Homerton is smoke free.

Overseas candidates wishing to apply, who would require immigration sponsorship, can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the post on the UKBA website.

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