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Medical Engineering Office Administrator, Wythenshawe - Apprenticeship

NHS England Apprenticeships
Competitive salary
Closing date
15 Jun 2022

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Job summary

Are you looking to establish and progress your career within the NHS?

If so an exciting opportunity has arisen for an Apprenticeship Administrator role at Manchester University Hospitals NHS Trust based at Wythenshawe Hospital. This role is based in the Medical Engineering Department providing administrative support to a team of Administrators and an Office Manager/Departmental Management team. The hours of work are Monday to Friday, 37.5hrs .

The post holder will need to be able to work effectively as part of a team, with excellent communication, administrative, and organisational skills. The candidate will need to be flexible with the ability to multi-task in a busy environment.

You will be fully supported to complete your level 3 business and administration apprenticeship qualification, and will have the opportunity to apply for a band 3 role permanently in the team once you have successfully completed your training.

If this role appeals to you and you feel you have the required skills we would welcome an application from you demonstrating how you are a suitable candidate for the post.

This is a fixed term post pending successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Main duties of the job

Responsible for the control of all clerical related stock and non-stock (non-technical) items within the Department.

Assist with the control of stock level, stock valuation, minimisation of waste, stock room organisation and layout.

Assist with instigating and processing, in accordance with standing financial instructions, all necessary documentation and processes for the purchase of stock and non-stock items ensuring best value for money is obtained.

Responsible for processing, in accordance with standing financial instructions, orders for technical items as prepared by the department's technical staff .

Liaise with appropriate external companies regarding the progress of all ordered items, ensuring that records of progress are kept up to date.

Responsible for co-coordinating the receipt of all goods inwards to include processing necessary documentation and checking that the non-technical goods received are in perfect condition.

About us

MFT is England's largest NHS Trust with a turnover of £1.8bn and is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating the most exceptional integrated health and social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals and community services from across Manchester, Trafford and beyond, we champion collaborative working and transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We're proud to be one of the major academic research centres and education providers in England and Research and Innovation is the heart of all we do, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. We're also excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable and tackling climate change.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Join us and you'll work with some of the best people in the NHS, thriving in a Trust united in its values, purpose and commitment to our patients and a drive for continual innovation and improvement.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

Important Notice

From 1stApril 2022 all NHS workers in England who have face to face or incidental contact with patients must have had their first and second vaccinations for COVID-19.

Only those with medical exemptions will be excluded from this requirement.

This mandatory requirement may apply to this position. If it does apply, you will be asked to provide evidence of vaccinations / exemption as part of the employment checks if you are offered the position.

Person Specification



  • Use of Microsoft office products, including word, excel and outlook



  • Working towards NVQ level 3 in business administration as part of apprenticeship.
  • GCSE or equivalent qualifications.



  • Experience of working in a service support environment, undertaking a range of administrative and customer related tasks.

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

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


Wythenshawe Hospital


M23 9LT

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