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Administration Apprentice

Job Reference: 348-BU3-016A

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
West Hampshire Community Diabetes Service
Fenwick Long Term Conditions Centre
£15,404 to £18,157 pa, Based on Full Time Hours

Named as one of the 100 best places to work in the NHS by the Health Service Journal in 2015, Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health, learning disabilities and social care services.

We are seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic Apprentice Administrator to join the busy Long Term Conditions team based at the Fenwick in the New Forest. The team’s purpose is to enable our clinical staff to provide services to people with Diabetes within the community. The post holder will join the team in an administrative capacity.

We will provide training to enable the successful candidate to support the team by answering the telephone to patients, relatives and clinicians, update the electronic patient record, type correspondence, collate data and perform general office duties. You will have an aptitude for administration with excellent verbal and written communication skills with the confidence to communicate with a wide variety of people. You will have good attention to detail and have the ability to work independently and as part of a team. You will be expected to complete an NVQ level 2 in business administration alongside your day to day duties during the contract period. You will be supported and developed in your role through on the job and formal training, peer support and external training as part of the NVQ.

For an informal discussion please contact Jan Hammerton on 0300 003 0120

We positively encourage applications from all sections of the community and we are committed to equal opportunities

We strongly encourage candidates to read all available information to support their application, please use the application form to demonstrate that you meet the requirements laid out in the job description and person specification.

If you are short-listed for this post you will be informed via your email address therefore, please check your NHS Jobs Account on a regular basis. Previous applicants need not apply within a six month period for the same role.

A DBS check is required by the Employer for this post. The Employer will undertake an initial check at the appropriate level on appointment. As a condition of employment you are required to register with the online DBS update service and maintain this registration throughout employment; costs associated with this will be reimbursed, subject to taxation in line with guidance from HMRC. You will comply with all Employer processes in order to provide yearly permission to the Employer enabling it to view your status and to undertake random checks as required. If you change to a role where a check would no longer be required this will be confirmed and you may end your membership if desired.

Any personal information you provide will be treated in the strictest confidence and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

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.

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