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Senior Administrative Support Officer Apprentice

NHS England Apprenticeships
Competitive salary
Closing date
27 May 2022

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Job summary

Humber NHS Foundation Trust delivers community care services across Scarborough, Malton, Pocklington, and Whitby. We are developing and delivering a 'One Community' transformation model across all our community sites, and an exciting new opportunity has arisen for a skilled, passionate, and motivated individual to undertake an apprenticeship providing administrative/secretarial support to the Community Services leadership teams.

This post is part time, 30 hours per week working Monday - Friday with 20% of the time spent in off the job training towards the apprenticeship. Location can be flexible for the successful applicant, and blended home and office working can be considered, as per Trust policy.

Starting salary is Band 2 with progression to Band 3 on completion of the apprenticeship.

For informal enquires or to arrange a visit, please contact Gareth Lonsdale, Administration Officer, on 07971012208. Please do not ring this number for application packages.

Main duties of the job

The role will involve a commitment to complete an apprenticeship whilst providing administrative/secretarial support to the Community Service Managers, Locality Matrons, Therapy Lead, Team Leads, and Clinical Leads with contribution to the planning and development of services as a member of the team. The successful candidate will work autonomously and will be responsible for developing administration support systems and will also be responsible for the administration of meetings.

The successful candidate will need to possess excellent communication skills, efficient time management skills, sound experience of IT systems and Microsoft software packages, and an ability to effectively commute between sites as required and be prepared to adapt to the changing needs of the Trust and community model of care. This is an opportunity to be involved in supporting delivery of an integrated model across a range of community healthcare services.

About us

We are an award winning and CQC rated good health and social care Trust that delivers care to communities in Hull, East Yorkshire, Scarborough and Ryedale and Whitby. We deliver safe, effective and integrated health services that improve the physical, mental and social health and wellbeing of our patients and service users.

To find out more about our wide range of services including mental health, learning disabilities, children and young people service, Forensic, Community and Primary Care visit our Trust website

You will join our team of over 2,800 colleagues that work together across our wide geography and specialties to change lives every day. We're extremely proud of our Trust community and we know you can expect to receive a warm welcome and all the support you'll need from your new team to get you started.

We are a forward thinking and dynamic Trust with a real commitment to staff development to ensure the delivery of high quality, person-centred and compassionate care to patients. We value our staff and invest in them to ensure they have the right skills and competencies to deliver outstanding care.

Job description

Job responsibilities

A detailed job description of main responsibilities and person specification can be found via the linked documents

Person Specification



  • Ability to work with sensitive information and approach matters diplomatically
  • Ability to work autonomously and use initiative and judgement in decision making


  • Intermediate level of theoretical knowledge



  • Understanding of a range of work procedures and practices, some of which are non-routine and acquired through formal training or equivalent experience


  • Proven experience of using a range of Microsoft software packages



  • 3 or more GCSE/O levels which must include English and Maths
  • A Level/BTEC Diploma/NVQ3 Business Administration/Customer Service or equivalent experiential learning


  • Higher National Certificate, Foundation Degree, or Diploma level of knowledge

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust


Community Services: Scarborough, Whitby, Ryedale, or Pocklington Hub

174 Prospect Road Scarborough, Whitby Hospital YO21 1DP, Malton Hospital YO17 7NG, or Pocklington YO42 2BS


YO12 7NP

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