Business Administration Apprentice (LA00)

Human Resources
St James University Hospital
Competitive salary
Closing date
5 Dec 2021

Job Details

Business Administration Apprentice

Interested in commencing a career within a fast-paced healthcare environment? Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has on offer a great opportunity to support your entry into our administration and clerical workforce.

You can gain practical experience, knowledge and skills through an accredited Apprenticeship programme which, if successfully completed, would lead you onto a substantive administration role at the Trust.

Candidates on the programme will be supported by an external trainer provider and the Organisational Learning Team, to achieve a Level 2 Customer Service Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard qualification.

Salary during the fixed term training period of up to 15 months, will be circa £18,546 pa.

The hours of work whilst on the Apprenticeship are full time, 37.5 hours per week. There may be a need to work some weekends and evenings dependent on which department you are employed in.

Applicants can be based at any one of our seven hospitals across the five sites that make up the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

If shortlisted, you will be required to complete an assessment in Maths and English which will then determine if you progress onto the virtual assessment centre.

At the assessment centre, you will be required to undertake a combination of activities, including an interview as part of the recruitment process.

In the supporting information section on your application form, please answer the following questions before providing us with any other information you feel is necessary to your application.

Question 1: What do you think the role of a Business Administration Apprentice is?

Question 2: What are your plans for managing the academic work alongside working full time?

Please note that if you already have a Level 2 or above qualification in a Business / Customer Service related subject, you will not be eligible to apply for this training role.

For further information please contact:

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This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received.

Our goal is to be the best place to work, to achieve this we engage with and listen to our staff, to understand their needs. We are proud to support all individuals to work flexibly so they can maintain a good work life balance and provide support as a carer or parent. We value our diverse staff and are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required and to support staff who require adjustments to ensure they can work safely during the Covid-19 pandemic.

If you are offered a position, you may be required to undertake a DBS. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost (Enhanced £48 or Standard £30) from your salary over a 3 month period (including Internal staff). You will also be required to participate in the DBS Update Service and pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment. DBS checks for volunteers are free.

Please ensure your application is submitted with referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last three years and include valid email addresses for them. LTHT will request electronic Factual Employment References from your previous employers. These references will be requested before you are issued with an unconditional offer of employment letter.

Please note that a car parking permit or space cannot be guaranteed.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has received the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme and we welcome applications from defence personnel to work for us.

If you have any questions about the process please contact the Recruitment Service on (0113) 2065980

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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