Apprentice Learning and Development Systems Technician

Employer
Gloucestershire Health
Location
Gloucester
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
4 Dec 2021

Job Details

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Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust was formed in October 2019, following the merger of 2gether NHS Foundation Trust and Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust. The two Trusts joined together to provide integrated mental health, physical health and learning disability services to communities.

**1 x Apprenticeship opportunity for 19 months**

*Internal applicants who wish to be considered for a secondment opportunity should discuss with their line manager the suitability of a possible secondment*

We are pleased to announce a Learning and Development Systems Technician apprenticeship role within our Learning and Development team based at the Training Hub, Invista Brockworth.

This is an exciting opportunity to join Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust working within the Learning and Development Department providing support in managing and developing the Trust's Learning Management System.

The successful applicant will receive induction and training appropriate to the activities they will undertake, and following this induction period will be enrolled with an educational provider to complete the Level 3 Data Technician Apprenticeship Standard.

The role is extremely varied and requires the ability to deal with a wide range of duties. The successful candidate will join an experienced team who provide the administration for and delivery of training with the Trust. The role will be predominantly be supporting the Learning and Development Systems Manager.

The role requires good customer service skills, a working knowledge of Microsoft Office or similar, good keyboard skills and a polite telephone manner. Applicants should also evidence the ability to be calm under pressure and a willingness to undertake and learn new tasks. A range of communication skills, verbal and written, are essential for this role as are very good organisational skills.

Please note, the hours for this vacancy are 37.5 per week.

For further information about the role and the apprenticeship, please contact Nichola Pallett, Learning and Development Systems Manager at Nichola.pallett@ghc.nhs.uk

The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.

Closing date: 4th January 2022

Shortlisting date: 5th January 2022

This post requires the post holder to be able to undertake all statutory and mandatory training and post holders must be able to undertake physical interventions. Fitness for physical intervention will be assessed by Occupational Health.

A valid UK driving licence plus the use of own transport for business purposes is essential. For qualifying staff the Trust has a Lease Car Scheme in place and also offers a popular Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme with our partner Tusker.

To ensure you fully understand how the Trust, as a Data Controller, will process and store your data please read the attached document 'Applicant and Staff Privacy Notice' prior to applying for the role.

Candidates for any staff appointment shall, when making application, disclose in writing to the Trust whether they are related to any governor. Failure to disclose such a relationship may disqualify a candidate and, if appointed, may render them liable to dismissal.

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust are proud to have been recognised as a 'Veteran Aware Trust', evidencing the provision of the best care for Veterans and driving to improve the care for veterans and their families. Find out more about this by clicking on the link at the right hand side, titled 'Veterans Covenant Healthcare Alliance'.

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Applicants who have been shortlisted will be contacted via NHS Jobs. Please check your account regularly. If you do not hear from us within 3 weeks of the closing date you have probably not been shortlisted. We are sorry that on some occasions we are unable to let you know the outcome of your application personally. The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

Please note that all candidates who declare themselves on their application form to be disabled and who meet the essential criteria for the post will be shortlisted in accordance with the Trust's Two Ticks Pledge on disability.

Applicants should note that all appointments to GHCNHSFT are subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probation period.(excluding Medical Staffing appointments).

Successful candidates are expected to self-fund either an enhanced or standard or basic DBS check, and sign up to the DBS update service if required for the role.

Please note that if you are successful in your application and you have previously worked for an NHS Trust, GHCNHSFT will request confirmation of your previous NHS service from your last NHS employer via the inter authority transfer system to verify service, pension, sick pay entitlement and pay grade. Your permission will be sought at application and /or later in the process.

Flexible working arrangements will be considered. Any request will be set against genuine operational requirements and limitations and it is not obligatory for a manager to accede to the request.

For positions Band 8a and above there is a requirement to participate in an on-call rota to ensure a high quality of care for patients at all times and continued support to all staff with access to the right knowledge and expertise. For further information on this please consult the job description.

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