Apprentice Team Administrator

Employer
Gloucestershire Health
Location
Cheltenham
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
5 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.

Hours per week - 37.5

We are pleased to announce a Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship role within our busy and friendly Integrated Community Team for Cheltenham ICT

The successful applicant will receive induction and training appropriate to the activities they will undertake, and following this induction period will be enrolled to the Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship standard (Business administrator / Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education).

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

You will work as part of the Administration Team to ensure the efficient and effective provision of administration supporting Multidisciplinary Teams (MDT). This comprises of Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Community Nursing, Reablement, Adult Social Care and Clinical Professional leads.

This is a busy and varied role which requires the ability to deal with a wide range of duties. Applicants should evidence an ability to be calm under pressure and a willingness to undertake and learn new tasks. A thoroughness and attention to detail are essential for this role as is the ability to manage challenging deadlines for information requests. A good telephone manner is essential, as is the skill to communicate effectively at all levels whilst maintaining confidentiality at all times.

The successful candidate will need to have a professional, caring and motivated approach to the role with a willingness to complete the apprenticeship. Apprenticeships are used to develop new work-based skills and cannot be used to gain the same or similar qualification. Please note that this apprenticeship is not within a hospital environment.

The discuss the role in more detail and for further information, please contact Stacey Robinson, Apprenticeship and Widening Access Lead on 0300 421 8216 or Jo Rayer 0300 421 8346

Closing Date: 15th December 2021

Shortlisting Date: 16th December 2021

Interview Date: 24th December 2021

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.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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