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Apprentices and Widening Participation Programme Officer

NHS England Apprenticeships
Competitive salary
Closing date
19 May 2022

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Job summary

Hello, we are Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. We are delighted to announce an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated and experienced career and engagement professional to join our Learning and Development Team. This brand new role will focus on helping to promote, facilitate and monitor our widening participation activities including career events, work experience, and apprenticeships in the Hull and East Riding area.

We are looking for a remarkable candidate to join our small, friendly team to help expand and grow our engagement activities linked to the Trust's apprenticeship and widening participation agendas. This will include supporting and attending career events, liaising with partners regarding work experience arrangements, supporting administration of our programmes, as well as working with our Trust colleagues to support their future workforce needs.

Main duties of the job

  • Support with the day-to-day planning and delivery of the Trust's apprenticeship and widening participation programmes, including:
    • Career engagement activities (Inc. school, college, community events)
    • Administration and support to the Trust-wide apprenticeship programmes
    • Administration of work experience activities
    • Liaising and working with departments across the Trust to support their engagement
  • The management of the attendance and arrangements for apprenticeship and widening participation events, programmes and workshops to ensure they are well attended and delivered with high standards of customer service to all participants
  • Provision of general administrative support to the wider education team for programmes, meetings, learning activities and workshops
  • Contribute to the collation of data and information from surveys (as necessary) to support all relevant programmes
  • Diary management for the apprenticeship and widening participation team

About us

HUTH has two main sites: Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital with an annual budget of approximately £500 million. The Trust employs around 11,000 staff and serves an extended population of 1.25 million, delivering a number of outpatient services from locations across the area.

The Trust's secondary care service portfolio is comprehensive, covering the major medical and surgical specialties, routine and specialist diagnostic services and other clinical support services. These services are provided primarily to a catchment population of approximately 600,000 in the Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire area.

HUTH provides specialist and tertiary services to a population of 1.25 million extending from Scarborough in North Yorkshire to Grimsby and Scunthorpe in North East and North Lincolnshire respectively.

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust strongly encourages new starters to have the Covid-19 vaccine. However, it is not a mandatory requirement to work for us.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description and Personal Specification for further information on this post.

Person Specification



  • oGCSE Maths and English Grade C/4 or above
  • oEducated to Level 3 (A Level) or equivalent
  • oExcellent IT skills including advanced use of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other relevant packages


  • oSpecific information, advice and guidance qualification
  • oUse of publication software



  • oExperience providing careers advice and guidance
  • oExperience of working with Apprenticeships
  • oExperience of building effective strategic partnerships with a range of internal staff and external


  • oExperience of working with Further or Higher Education Providers
  • oExperience of hosting events associated with this work



  • oKnowledge of Apprenticeship Standards, GCSEs, Functional Skills and their delivery
  • oAble to deliver training on specific subject areas such as NHS Careers in appropriate formats
  • oAble to work in a fast paced high change environment and produce an outstanding quality of work


  • oAdvanced database building skills (Inc. MS Excel)
  • oUse of social media tools such as Twitter, Facebook and web based applications

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

Employer details

Employer name

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Castle Hill Hospital


HU16 5JQ

Employer's website (Opens in a new tab)


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